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A glitch in the matrix

As I do most nights (and as she described in this lovely article), I was reading to my wife in bed. This time, it was a very strange story about a community of people who believe a ’90s children’s movie starring Sinbad has disappeared, possibly due to a crossover with other dimensions, a glitch in the computer simulation we’re all living in, or simply a conspiracy (read it yourself, it’s amazing). Then the doorbell rang.

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A Man’s Job–a one-act play

Sabine: The kitchen sink is leaking, can you call someone to fix it?

Me: I’d like to try to fix it myself.

Sabine: How would you do it?

Me: I’d twist the thingie.

Sabine: Won’t you need tools?

Me: I can use our [makes ambiguous gestures with hands].

Sabine: I think you better call someone.

Me: I think I better call someone.

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Against chopsticks

I hate chopsticks

My friends were recently sharing instructions on how to eat sushi on Facebook. Well, I’m here to tell you that not only were they eating sushi wrong, if they follow those instructions they are STILL eating it wrong.

Here’s the deal: You don’t need to use chopsticks. Ever. Not for Japanese food, not for Chinese food, and certainly not for Thai food.

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