Monthly Archives: November 2010


It’s Thanksgiving, and you want to do your part. You want to give thanks. And thank God it’s Thanksgiving because you’re turgid with gratitude. You’ve been saving it up for a year. But maybe you don’t have a place for it. I mean, of course you’re thankful, there’s a holiday and everything. And of course […]

Pancake Bites Man

Unlike many people, my wife included, I love the McGriddle. If you just say the word “McGriddle” in front of my wife, she launches into the cutest, involuntary gagging that you’ll ever see. For my wife, the syrup pockets explode like infected pustules, but for me, they erupt like balloons turgid with comfort. I love all […]

Twinkies and Belly Buttons

My friend Dave made a suggestion to me that made a lot of sense. After reading a recent political blog of mine, that appeared to be ghost written by Sylvia Plath, he said:  “I look forward to a post about Twinkies or Belly Buttons.” Which said to me:  “Dylan, your sense of humor has been […]

An Open Letter to Russ Feingold

“We can have democracy in this country, or we can have great wealth concentrated in the hands of a few, but we can’t have both.”–Louis D. Brandeis (Helped develop Americans’ “Right to Privacy.” Legal scholars cite him and his opinions on “Free Speech.” Went after the Wall Street fat cats and the crooked bankers in […]