Archive for May, 2015

I often drive with the windows up

Sometimes, driving with the windows up is a good thing. For when someone cuts me off, or turns unexpectedly without slowing and signaling, or any of a variety of other minor driving offenses, a torrent of unsolicited advice pours from my mouth, often at very high volume, and occasionally accompanied by profanity. My children are […] Read More »

Buddy Hackett was a comedian.

Before Buddy died he filmed a workshop with several other comedians, discussing the art of comedy. And one of the things Buddy had to say about telling jokes is that a good punch line is usually a surprise to the audience. And he told a few jokes to illustrate the point. As I wiped the […] Read More »