Writing Down the Jones

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Guns and Evil

I usually agree with Jim Schutze, from the Dallas Observer. Not always, but usually, especially on local stuff. But today he revealed a level of idealism and naivete that’s pretty shocking for someone of his…experience. Writing about the recent machete murder at White Rock Lake, he says: If the violence...

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It’s a Weird Day

Last night was pretteh awesome. The inimitable Rich “Sunshine” Meister got us on the list for the Dallas premiere of HBO’s Ballers. Open bar, free buffet, pretty people dressed up into prettier people. Super cool. Unfortunately, while I was enjoying the unearned spoils of a friendship based almost entirely on a...

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6 Ways to Boost False Hopes

Leading to ultimate disappointment. I’ve never heard of Dave Asprey. But AskMen thinks he has valuable ideas about fitness. Before I send you over to read it, I’m going to let you know that he doesn’t. Dave Asprey’s 6 Best Muscle Growth Hacks are garbage. The worst part, though, is that you’ve all...

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Comic Books Make People Crazy

I love comic books. Actually, that’s not accurate. I love comic universes. In all their moving, complex, WTFery…I love them. And I prefer Marvel above them all. I could go on about how they succeed in being deep and insightful without getting overly dark or serious. About how their teams...

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It’s Not Real

It is spring…summer is just over the horizon, which means most of us are considering getting into better shape. I’m going to help you by dispelling an important misunderstanding that just won’t go away. My Story In December I noticed something disturbing. I was fat. Not only was I unhappy...

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Crafty Copenhagen

This is the story that got me to buy this book. It’s been totally worth getting to this point. Should be required reading for the Dallas City Council.