Monthly Archives: February 2011

Ridin’ Dirty: Remix

With my latest run-in with Johnny Law for “operating a motor vehicle with illegal vision-reducing material,” it seems like as good a time as any to rerun one of Brian’s Greatest Hits. (Other illegal vision-reducing entries can be found here and here.) Continue reading


Gnomeo & Juliet, 2.5/5

A Shakespearean tragedy depicting the trials of star-crossed garden gnomes could have been a charming, clever 10-minute short if were done by Pixar (emphasis on could). Alas, it was done by Miramax (Really? Hmmph) and it’s about an hour too long. While nothing to write home about, it’s harmless and perfectly tolerable. Continue reading


The Word of the Day is "WAFFLES"

SNOWMAGEDDON Diary – Day 2: I’m Dreaming of a White…… Groundhog Day

It might as well be Alcatraz

If the calculations carved into the walls of my house-shaped prison are correct, today is Feb. 2: Groundhog Day. How appropriate then, that today should be just like the previous! The snow has stopped falling from the heavens, but there’s still little hope of it melting or of impending rescue. (See Day 1 here) Continue reading

SNOWMAGEDDON Diary – Day 1: I Want to Break Free

Looking out the windows, it has become apparent to me that I must begin to consider the possibility that I may never make it out of this house again. The streets show no signs of plowing and I’m starting to lose hope that help is even coming. Like Robinson Crusoe or Gilligan, I’m trapped in a frigid island surround by an ocean of snow. I sit down now to record my last days, in the hopes that some day, some how, my story may be known. (See Day 2 here) Continue reading