I overlooked the obvious Liz Lemonification of a recent life event

In recounting this weird thing to Nick the other day, he reminded me that it sounds an awful lot like the episode of 30 Rock where Liz reluctantly goes to …

Don’t kill books and don’t kill movies, you jerks!

I love Andrew Sullivan, y’all know I do, but his giddy anticipation of the fall of traditional media (newspapers, dead-tree books, movie theaters; the giddiness is my reading, of course; …

Confidential to Richard Belzer on ‘Real Time with Bill Maher’

Shut up. Shut up shut up shut up SHUT UP SHUT UP SHUUUUUT UUUUUUUP SHUT YOUR FREAKING MOUTH HOLE YOUR STORIES ARE STUPID YOUR FACTS ARE WILDLY INACCURATE YOUR ANECDOTES …

Day 41/365: Comcastic … Er … To XFinity and Beyond?

For the first time in years, I’ve got cable. I’m only a couple of hours in and already I’m poised to punch some people. Like those jackbags on the commercials …

The picker paradox

As the pickers rifle through dusty junk in dilapidated barns with corrugated metal roofs, I see an entire way of life that has all but evaporated.

When I am queen of the world, I will have a courtesy-laugh intern

While watching an episode of Sons of Anarchy: Some character on the show: You know Whistler, right? Me: No, but I know Whistler’s mother! Manfred: [Silence] Me: Come ON! That …

This is so funny and cute I just about can’t stand it

I have just laughed and laughed at this skit. Is it weird that I have a crush on Bill Hader’s bone structure? UhhhL Originally this was a clip of the …