The Fifth Time He Tried

April 17, 2014 0

He was traveling with three companions: a boxer, a pinup girl, and a Santeria priest, the latter of whom blessed their expedition with a splash Read More

Leap Day Weirdness

March 1, 2012 2

I was marveling last night at the strange coincidence of Davy’s death and the “Hey… Hey… We’re the Monkees” reference the Modern Family writers dovetailed Read More

Laundryman

August 6, 2010 0

If I could hear once more The call of dark winged birds across the fields Of rice and slim young bamboo, If I could see Read More

Polliwogs

July 7, 2010 1

It finally got hot today. Summer brings more immediate recollections than other seasons. My parents would take my sister and me to Grandpa Tom and Read More

Worth Reading

December 18, 2008 0

The Baseball Card Blog signs off with the best thing I have read in a long while.

The Atlantic Monthly

January 23, 2008 0

Spotted this on kottke.org: Beginning today, TheAtlantic.com is dropping its subscriber registration requirement and making the site free to all visitors. Giggity.