Category: Random Crap

[Essay] Totally Unqualified Coffee Reviews #1 – Mexico, Celso Garcia Coop

Hi, my name is Frank and I am totally unqualified to review coffee, but I’m going to do it anyway. Why? Because one of the great things coffee does, my coffee at least, is make you unrealistically optimistic about everything....

/ 13 July 2016

Marc Maron // Barack Obama // Malbec // Podcasting // Transformers

Here are some excised clips from Saturday Show Literary Podcast #101:

/ 4 July 2015

Promo Codes to Get A CAR CRASH OF SORTS Audiobook for NADA

As per usual, ACX gives me these promo codes so you can grab an audiobook for free. These are for A CAR CRASH OF SORTS, so if you’re a cheap bastard and love to get your mitts on cool stuff...

/ 9 May 2015

Get You Some Guru-Filters!

Back in the day, nobody knew nothin’. This can be proven empirically, but rather than giving myself a headache, let’s just go ahead and assume this is true. Or perhaps more accurately: very, very few people were wise because access...

/ 18 October 2014

How Much Work Do Your Story Details Do?

This picture is from the television series “Burn Notice,” currently burned. This screen-cap shows how you can subtly insert meaning into a shot, without calling attention to itself. (This applies to writing, too.) This scene takes place in an artist’s...

/ 26 September 2013

Hail to the Champ, Rowdy Ronda Rousey!

WMMA champ Ronda Rousey goes to 7-0 with a 1st-round victory over Liz Carmouche. Post-fight interview by @joerogan, http://www.joerogan.net * 2/4/16: Interesting to look back on this post now after Ronda Rousey is one of the biggest superstars in the...

/ 27 February 2013

What I Believe…

I believe THE WIRE is the best television show of all time. I believe J.D. Salinger is an absolute genius, and his works are severely underappreciated, mostly because he chose to be a recluse and NOT publish after 1965. I...

/ 20 July 2012