Cable TV: What I’ve Learned in the Last Year

The last time I had cable of any sort was in 1998. That's a very long time ago! In the years leading up to now, I subsisted on 5 network channels that came in poorly, DVDs from the library, and Netflix since its advent. Back in August of 2012 I moved to a new apartment,… Continue reading Cable TV: What I’ve Learned in the Last Year

What Pinterest Really Comes Down To

Even though I am a user -- and filter what content I see carefully -- I did notice a theme with Pinterest.com users. An annyoing theme. And thus, my friend Shannon and I came up with this design after I went on a typical coffee fueled rant (like I do) about the website.... You can… Continue reading What Pinterest Really Comes Down To

Living Beyond Your Means Never Goes Out of Style

An excerpt from Universal Courtier's Grammar by Denis Fonvizin, published in 1783. Question: What Verb is conjugated most frequently of all at Court, and in what Tense? Answer: Even as at Court, so in the Captial, no one lives out of debt; therefore, the Verb conjugated most frequently of all is: to be in debt.… Continue reading Living Beyond Your Means Never Goes Out of Style

If It Worked Once, It’ll Work Again

This is just getting ridiculous: http://dlisted.com/node/30891The Neverending Story? Really? And let me guess, they'll cut out the traumatic swamp scene just to keep it PC or some crap like that. My mother took me and a friend to see this movie when I was 4 or 5, and truly, a whole generation was traumatized by… Continue reading If It Worked Once, It’ll Work Again

Craft Fairs, they be funny

Carmine Magazine was nice enough to do a Q&A with me, as well as feature quite a few paintings with their bios. You can read it all here.The past weekend was the 4th annual Bazaar Bizarre here in Cleveland, and while everyone seemed to be selling more of the smaller items, it was by far… Continue reading Craft Fairs, they be funny

Thanks Joan, I Feel Dirty Now

People asked me to write a little review of my totally overpriced paperback: "Joan Crawford, My Way of Life" that I broke down and bought at auction. It has since been reprinted in the wake of FX show "Feud". I'll try my best to remember the main lessons I learned. Was it worth the money I… Continue reading Thanks Joan, I Feel Dirty Now