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The B-Rate Used Car Salesman Who Tricked a Gullible, Hateful Nation

Been thinking a lot about the way Trump communicates (if you can even call it that), how his messaging fooled his marks, and where we’ve seen it before. To me, he has always sounded very B-rate used car salesman. He’s a 4 AM infomercial host. Or a sleazy influencer peddling bunk supplements. He’s a more […]

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Music that Has Helped Me Survive the Pandemic

“Blue Skies” – Willie Nelson A number one hit way back in the day. Willie is a fellow Austinite so I have to show some love. “Crimson Tide” – Destroyer Six minutes of perfection. Destroyer might be the most underrated person in all of music. That’s quite the claim, but I’ve felt like that for […]

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My Favorite 30 Films of the 2010s

My favorite 30 films of the 2010s, off the top of my head in no particular order. Apologies to the movies I loved that didn’t make the list (there are plenty!). Sorry to Bother You (2018) – Boots Riley is one of a kind. Just a genius film. Reminded me of old stuff I cherish […]

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Why I Became an Ape Advocate

When I was a little boy, two of my favorite things were animals and drawing. At my mom’s house, one of the walls in my bedroom was entirely corkboard. I filled it with my drawings of animals. My grandmother and mom would take us to this little toy store in Ward Parkway Mall in Kansas […]

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