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Dirt Digger

You know what’s crazy? I’ll tell you what’s crazy. Dirt. I am covered in it. I’m exfoliating with tundra. I’m wearing an aboriginal mask of dried grass. I look like Al Jolson if he were hosting the Lawn and Garden Channel. I’m in the back yard toiling on a Sunday. This is America. As Joe […]

Writers Write

You know what’s crazy? I’ll tell you what’s crazy™ Californication. It’s a SHOWTIME production that I’m watching on Netflix. I’m in season 6 of this kaleidoscope of sex and drugs and rock and roll. The show is a gratuitous bong hit of Southern California beach life, provocative sexuality, and excess that exceeds. Californication is mind […]

Purple Rain

You know what’s crazy? I’ll tell you what’s crazy. The untimely, shocking, emotional death of the artist formerly known as Prince. He died last week. When he did, the world cried a purple tear. People gathered at his warehouse mansion and knelt down unsure what to feel. Bridges and buildings and municipal structures across the […]

New $20 Bill – Why?

You know what’s crazy? I’ll tell you what’s crazy™ Harriet Tubman on the $20 bill. WHY? If it ain’t broke, don’t fix it. In case you hadn’t heard, the U.S. Treasury Department plans to replace Andrew Jackson with Harriet Tubman. He’s the 7th President of the USA. She is a slave who ushered hundreds of […]

garage sale zombies

You know what’s crazy? I’ll tell you what’s crazy™ The garage sale Apocalypse. The moon goes down beyond the horizon as the sun comes up in a morning blue haze. I hear the birds chirp and the morning chill gives way to the 1st light of the sun. I push the garage door button and […]

dancing with the stars

  You know what’s crazy? I’ll tell you what’s crazy™ Dancing with the Stars. It’s a fine television program. It routinely wins its time slot. the target demo is women 30 -50. So why am I watching? I am so NOT the target demo. I am older than the target audience. I have bigger biceps […]

I got no brakes

You know what’s crazy? I’ll tell you what’s crazy™ The drunk driver with no brakes. He had good intentions. He was going to fix the brakes. The tone of his voice was full of promise. But then he missed the traffic circle at a high rate of speed and he proceeded to crash through the […]

Officer Involved shooting

You know what’s crazy? I’ll tell you what’s crazy™ The officer involved shooting. That’s a media term. It means that a cop has either shot someone or someone has shot the cop. Either way, it’s usually bad for somebody. It can often be bad for everyone. Just ask the folks in Ferguson Missouri. It’s Wednesday […]

Eye in the Sky

You know what’s crazy? I’ll tell you what’s crazy™ Eye in the Sky. It’s touted as a suspenseful thriller about Drone warfare. The star power alone is enough to put fannies in the seats. The acting chops are high in this film, staring with Helen Mirren and Alan Rickman – now deceased and Aaron Paul of […]

The live shots that never were

you know what’s crazy? I’ll tell you what’s crazy™ The live shots that never were. We are parked downtown. If it hits, it will surely hit here, right? Wrong. I roll down the window of the live truck and let the sounds of honky tonk drift in the massive truck. The air is thick with […]