When God Closes a Door

Posted on Feb 15, 2019 in Comics, Ostensibly Funny, Politics, Shoe Substitutes

It’s Green New Deal vs. Grumpy Old Deal.  

Unwanted Advance

Posted on Sep 30, 2018 in Comics, Ostensibly Funny, Politics, Shoe Substitutes

“Did I mention that I went to Yale?”

Supremely Unfit

Posted on Sep 27, 2018 in Comics, Ostensibly Funny, Politics, Shoe Substitutes

Oral arguments are still underway in the landmark case of Kavanaugh v. our national sense of shame and decency.

The Papadopoulos Prison Diaries

Posted on Sep 8, 2018 in Ostensibly Funny, Politics, Shoe Substitutes

George Papadopoulos, the novice, unpaid foreign policy adviser to Donald Trump who rose to prominence when he became the first former campaign adviser arrested as part of special counsel Robert Mueller’s Russian-influence probe, was sentenced Friday to 14 days incarceration — ABC News DAY 1: Said my goodbyes to my loved ones and checked into the ol’ ...

“Moby Dick” Scribbler Herman Melville Spotted Working as a Deputy Customs Inspector in New York

Posted on Sep 4, 2018 in Literature, Ostensibly Funny, Shoe Substitutes, Writing

Novelist Herman Melville, who wrote “Moby Dick” and “Omoo,” was spotted by a merchant working as a district inspector in the Custom House Service, standing behind a desk and wearing a rumpled uniform with a name tag that read, “Herman.” The merchant who spotted the fabulist told the Fox Evening Dispatch that he was visiting the ...

Make America Ghoulish Again

Posted on Aug 27, 2018 in Comics, Ostensibly Funny, Politics, Shoe Substitutes

Please accept our sincerest exploitations.

Yearly Annual Playwriting Year-in-Review Wrap-Up Rundown

Posted on Jan 12, 2018 in Ostensibly Funny, Playwriting, Shoe Substitutes

At this point in the calendar a lot of my playwriting colleagues crunch numbers from the past year, quantifying their labor and accomplishments as writers.  I always look forward to these annual posts as a welcome opportunity for self-loathing. But this year it occurred to me that I should try it myself. Because 60% of ...

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