Category Archives: Musings

San Francisco

I’ve been thinking about San Francisco a lot lately. Maybe I am just thinking about living somewhere outside of LA. Maybe it’s because I’ve been listening to a song by a band called Foxygen called “San Francisco.” The song owes … Continue reading

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What are metaphors?

Not so long ago, I was a philosopher. I could still call myself this, but now doing so would just be downright pretentious. When I was a “philosopher” I was actively pursuing a degree in philosophy. I was reading and … Continue reading

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The 1980s were terrifying.

I spent much of my early youth cowering in fear (see this post on the subject). But don’t worry–no tragic event befell me at an early age. I just lived in the 1980s. And it was hard not be terrified as … Continue reading

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Oh Andy Dick!

I promised I would never name drop. But I’m a resident of Los Angeles and that’s just what we do. So I made a rule that I will only name drop completely sad, washed-up celebrities (see my entry on Carrot … Continue reading

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Newt Gingrich’s Moon-opolis

Looks like my retro-futurist story about a colony on the moon (see previous three entries) may not be as fantastical as I thought. Or, rather, it’s precisely as fantastical as I thought. But that didn’t stop Newt Gingrich from making … Continue reading

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Remembering Nick at Nite: Nostalgic for Nostalgia

Remember when The Simpson was fresh and witty, and not the animated equivalent of a sick dog that needs to be put to sleep? Remember when it was a prerequisite that video game mascots be radical and have an in-your-face … Continue reading

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My robot problem

I have a problem with robots. But don’t get me wrong, it’s not all robots. In fact, I love most robots. Ever since I was a kid, I’ve wanted a snarky, robo-friend. In third grade, I loved robots so much … Continue reading

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