We All Fake It


Should Old Acquaintance be forgot, and never thought upon; The flames of Love extinguished, and fully past and gone:  Is thy sweet Heart now grown so cold, that loving Breast of thine;  That thou canst never once reflect Auld Lang Syne. CHORUS: On Auld Lang Syne my Jo, On Auld Lang Syne, That thou canst [...]

How Much You Would Have to Pay Me to See “Les Miserables”?


A $22.50 ticket. What, I’m supposed to pay with my own money to see it? Hell to the no. You can pay me. And yes, I know a regular ticket is just $11.50, but if I’m going to sit through this, you’re sending me to the fancy section of the movie theater where there’s food [...]

How to Feel More Awesome, Exercise #1

Schmutzie's belly

By the time you complete this exercise, you will feel pretty damn awesome. It’s true, or I’m actually Aretha Franklin.

Facing Fears

stage fright

What are you most afraid of? And I don’t mean the type of fear that might be everyone dying and leaving you all alone, or masked murderers breaking into your home in the middle of the night and killing you. I’m talking about rational fears, or things that are just a little out of your [...]

Confession: I Still Watch American Idol

American Idol Stage

Fine. Mock me all you want but I can’t stop watching American Idol. Even as I am yelling, “Are you SERIOUS?” as Steven Tyler winks at another off-key beauty, I know that I’ll continue to tune in. Here’s the deal: I don’t do sports. Sure, I can get a wee bit excited every few years [...]