Something Political.

Something Political.

President Barack Obama appointed General Electric Chairman and CEO Jeffrey Immelt to chair the President’s Council on Jobs and Competitiveness.The stated mission of the Council …

 

Survival Kit, Entry A: The basics

Survival Kit, Entry A: The basics

KIT A: The basics > This survival kit includes some basic gear, that while it may not fit every situation, is a good baseline. 1. Fixed blade …

 

Game: The Survival Kit.

Game: The Survival Kit.

It started off as just a couple things I decided to keep in my trunk; things that, if away from home in the midst of …

 

How it will happen. Part I

How it will happen. Part I

As anyone who reads this blog probably knows, there is no future I look more keenly towards than one filled with zombies.  Zombies have invaded pop …

 

The last 7 days.

The last 7 days.

All the officers have been fasting, meanwhile the troops have been sneaking meals.  

 

Plastic Bottles.

Plastic Bottles.

Okay, so is PET plastic bad for me if my bottles of water are exposed to sunlight? Or should I use SODIS to kill the …

 

Perpetual frustration engine.

Perpetual frustration engine.

He stomps through the fields, frightening the animals, thumping footfalls shaking the valley.  When he leaves, there is little left.  In his passing, there’s just …

 

No Change… Sorry.

No Change… Sorry.

In the last 50 years, revolution in America went from a certainty to an impossibility.  After Robert Kennedy was gunned down, there were still enough …

 

Sunday Grumpy Sunday

Sunday Grumpy Sunday

Todays list of complaints. 1. There was NO produce at the farmer’s market today.  Seriously, three different burrito stands, lots of fucking candles and beads, no …

 

Grown ass man.

Grown ass man.

I have nothing to say today.

 

In a world of thieves, the only final sin is stupidity.

In a world of thieves, the only final sin is stupidity.

Who said it better than Hunter S. Thompson?   I had planned a little tirade, a bit of autobiographical hypocrisy, but with all the Sheen-Mania of …

 

I’m standing in my pocket and I’m slowly turning grey

I’m standing in my pocket and I’m slowly turning grey

It was one of those in-between nights, the kind of night when your coat is too warm, and when you take it off you shiver. …

 

Eating nuts and drinking scotch.

Eating nuts and drinking scotch.

Ennui, lethargy, and vice; the holy trinity to which I am reluctantly penitent. How fascinating, you must be thinking, how Josh is able to so …

 

Showdown in Los Angeles Mall, 3 injured, 2 dead, 1 back from dead.

Showdown in Los Angeles Mall, 3 injured, 2 dead, 1 back from dead.

The security gates were just opening for the day throughout the Beverly Center mall on what would have otherwise been a typical saturday morning.  Employees …

 

Borderline Personality Recorder.

Borderline Personality Recorder.

I wonder if Charlie Sheen needs a biographer. I couldn’t help but write it in the first person; diving into the muck and sculpting it into …

 

The long walk.

The long walk.

I need an adventure, I’m feeling restless. It’s one of those sell everything I own and buy a plane ticket to anywhere kind of feelings. …

 

It’s still a desert, even when wet.

It’s still a desert, even when wet.

If you’re going to assume that some higher entity has taken an interest in your life, try to think about what you’re implying while you …

 

Smiling Jack the Anarch

Smiling Jack the Anarch

The influence model of reality states that reality is the sum of the interactions of influence, in order to be real, to exist; and the …

 

Karaoke Unicorn Fireball!

Karaoke Unicorn Fireball!

7 Habits of semi-effective people, a guide to something like empowerment. 1. Believe in yourself: Find no fault in yourself, this is the core principle.  If there …

 

Adverbsly

Adverbsly

Dear Adverbs, First, I should be clear, I am not addressing adverbial phrases, nor you clumps of words that become, through no merit of your own, …

 

Everybody’s working for the weekend.

Everybody’s working for the weekend.

Amazon’s “Reccomended for You” system is fucking idiotic. Whenever you order anything from amazon, it goes into your purchase history, and is used to recommended other products that …

 

President company.

President company.

Monday is president’s day!  I’m so excited. I plan on spending the day researching my favorite presidents and learning all about them.  Then I’m going to …

 

Passive Aggressive Rebellion

Passive Aggressive Rebellion

I love sleep, tangerines, and the redemption of character flaws, in that order.  I hate routine, getting cuts on my fingers, and unintended sequels.  I …

 

Absentee Control Freak.

Absentee Control Freak.

It feels like the whole thing is sinking back into the earth, the house, the telephone poles, the office buildings and movie theaters.  I go …

 

We pay top dollar for your cash!

We pay top dollar for your cash!

Fast, Easy, Secure. Get money for your old cash! Get the best rate for your bills, loose change, even cashier’s checks and money orders! Follow These …

 

Always do sober what you said you’d do drunk.

Always do sober what you said you’d do drunk.

It’s a rare rainy day in LA, an Ernest Hemingway day, the kind that ends with a blackout and a hangover. Which means that tomorrow the …

 

Giant Tiger runs wild in DTLA! Veterinarian implicated in sex scandal.

Giant Tiger runs wild in DTLA! Veterinarian implicated in sex scandal.

This morning, at 4:42 AM, Enrico Gustavo made a frantic call to 911.  “Help me!  I’m trapped in my car and I’m about to be …

 

Valentine’s Day Zombie Massacre

Valentine’s Day Zombie Massacre

Los Angeles Gun Club.  For a few bucks you can take your pick from a massive selection of guns, buy a box of ammo or …

 

The slices of the lambs.

The slices of the lambs.

Vegan pot-roast for lunch at Doomie’s on Vine. Me, a committed carnivore. Pot roast, of all things to fake with Seitan and Tofu,  a staple of my american …

 

Lupercalia: Fuck that valentine.

Lupercalia: Fuck that valentine.

Lupercalia is an ancient pagan festival, like most of the good ones, about fucking, feasting, and sacrifice.    It was meant to ward off evil, …

 

Listening to the fish

Listening to the fish

Horoscope for today: DJs will resume playing full songs, bars will serve drinks in glass, and no one will find the body you buried last week. …

 

I think it goes: Time spent wasted is not wasted time.

I think it goes: Time spent wasted is not wasted time.

I’m going to forget a lot of things, that’s inevitable.  I’ll forget them all when I die. My friend Matt argues that there’s no point in …

 

Monday, oh Monday, you make me drink.

Monday, oh Monday, you make me drink.

Clocking in.  When I’m in Los Angeles, I think about New York; When I’m in New York, blah blah blah. Anyway, now is one of those …

 

I missed my own anniversary.

I missed my own anniversary.

I didn’t really think about it, but SaveRana has been up for a year now, and I’ve been kind of keeping up with it… so …

 

Panhandling

Panhandling

A couple things caught my eye today. The reallifesuperheroes.org poster boy “Phoenix Jones” was injured this week while trying to break up a fight. While he doesn’t seem …

 

Escaping Prison.

Escaping Prison.

I don’t have a plan yet, but my eyes are open.  One of the guards, Wildorf, I think, is blind as a bat, his glasses …

 

There were only a couple of injuries.

There were only a couple of injuries.

The only people who should say they’re ‘cautiously optimistic’ are oddsmakers.  If I ever have a doctor tell me he feels that way, I’ll tell …

 

Communism is gone, and all we have left is the threat of zombie apocalypse.

Communism is gone, and all we have left is the threat of zombie apocalypse.

Pac-Man is life. Your avatar, a voracious happy-faced digital entity, has no goal but to consume as much as possible before death corners him, which is …

 

It’s not paranoia if it isn’t paranoia.

It’s not paranoia if it isn’t paranoia.

For some reason my brain confuses the battery indicator of my phone with the gas gauge of my car, if one is low, I panic …

 

And there would be centaurs.

And there would be centaurs.

I’d have thought online shopping would have fixed the country by now.  All the retail stores could close down and be replaced by parks and …

 

December gone.

December gone.

I spent december in limited exile.  Between work and lethargy, I found myself rarely in a state to have experiences worth remembering.  I wonder, often, …

 

There’s liquor inside.

There’s liquor inside.

I imagine what would happen if  I could go back and relive my life knowing everything I know now, but I’m still the same person, …

 

BiCoastal

BiCoastal

I’ve spent 11 weeks in Los Angeles this year. I live in Los Angeles. I have an apartment there, and a car, and I used to have …

 

This is also a picture of houston, even though I’m in LA now.

This is also a picture of houston, even though I’m in LA now.

I’m actually not staying in Los Angeles, I got in 5 days ago, and I’m leaving in 4. Seriously, why do I even keep an apartment …

 

Standing Outside a Broken Phone Booth with Money in My Hand

Standing Outside a Broken Phone Booth with Money in My Hand

Actually, I’m sitting near my gate at the Phoenix airport, in a roped off section behind where the employees hang out, in a seat that …

 

Jack

Jack

John E. London, the source of my good looks. – I’m in Houston, a city with over 11,000 restaurants, casting a show about overweight couples.  I expect …

 

Zach and Rebel-guy Make a Porno

Zach and Rebel-guy Make a Porno

From october’s ‘Lightsaber Battle to the Death’.

 

Halloween

Halloween

Drove home at 5:00am, unusually well rested and not at all drunk; so, fail.

 

Cocktober

Cocktober

I hate all this tober shit.   Rocktober, Shocktober, everything is suddenly a fest; fucking if it ends in -ock, it’s got a fest. Google …

 

E.S.T.

E.S.T.

7:30 AM in NY, 4:30 AM in LA.  There’s a huge difference between 4am and 7am.  One feels like I should be going to sleep, …

 

Conspicuous Absence

Conspicuous Absence

Just got my 50mm back from the shop. Thinking about my next trip to NY, thinking about 1960s ad campaigns not featured on mad men, and …

 

Scenes from a Wedding

Scenes from a Wedding

I’d like to go back to school.  I was thinking about starting in kindergarten though, because I really like naptime.

 

Courtney’s Wedding

Courtney’s Wedding

I had a dream about the origin of the zombie outbreak, I think it was a prophecy. Word of advice, don’t keep a loved one’s …

 

Dirty.

Dirty.

Sometimes I wish I could drink bleach; I wish that I could smoke drain cleaner, snort Ajax, inject windex… something to kill the festering irritation …

 

The EFP – Mostly Babies.

The EFP – Mostly Babies.

Everyone’s got babies.  It’s nuts.

 

wedding

wedding

Niece FTW

 

Nashville

Nashville

Printer’s Alley, Home of the most tragic strip club in the south.

 

Kentucky is Pretty

Kentucky is Pretty

Sleep has become a rare luxury.  Nearing the tail end of the trip, and we made it from Huntsville Alabama to Lexington, Kentucky, to Nashville …

 

These boots are made for drinkin’

These boots are made for drinkin’

Unfortunately, we did not visit Graceland.  I could not find a Karate Elvis action figure.  I did, however, eat a ‘Shag’ for breakfast, which is …

 

Memphisto

Memphisto

Flash flood warning on the TV.  Worked late. No graceland today, probably splitting for Alabama in the AM.  

 

Hindi Scripture and film scripts

Hindi Scripture and film scripts

I wish I could remember my dreams, not on a daily basis, but just a best of compilation. I’m not into the tedium of …

 

Em Eye Crooked Letter something something lalala

Em Eye Crooked Letter something something lalala

We made it through; but the echoes of Louisiana still rang in our ears.  Sunset Reflection by Chocolate Sauce.

 

The big right turn.

The big right turn.

Leaving Louisiana.  Next stop, Jackson.

 

July 4th, candy’s first roman candle

July 4th, candy’s first roman candle

At mudfest; on lawn chairs, atop the RV.

 

Mudfest in Colfax, LA

Mudfest in Colfax, LA

We’ve christened the RV Lady Biloxi.

 

N’awlins

N’awlins

We were only able to spend one night in New Orleans, but it was a serious night. No vampires, unfortunately.

 

Chocolate Sauce wants to Marry Biloxi

Chocolate Sauce wants to Marry Biloxi

His daughter will be named Biloxi ‘Fair ’nuff’ Hansen.

 

Mobile, Alabama

Mobile, Alabama

The RV remains unnamed.  Destin was uneventful, so we’re crashing at a Days Inn in mobile.  It was the only place in Mobile that still …

 

Talahassee

Talahassee

Party Down South casting continues…

 

Baker County

Baker County

Party Down South casting is moving along, we left Jacksonville early this afternoon, and spent most of the day people hunting; which is far less …

 

Continental Sucks

Continental Sucks

Since this is my soapbox, I might as well use it. Before I started writing this post, I called the ”Customer Care” line to see if …

 

Drrrrrrrby

Drrrrrrrby

There aren’t enough zombies on the track. Zombie Derby has to happen, Who’s on that?

 

The mustache does all the work.

The mustache does all the work.

Google knows too much about me.  Sometimes I feel like it’s just following me around, watching from the shadows. ‘Oh, you like that car you …

 

Excerpt from a yet to be written novel.

Excerpt from a yet to be written novel.

. … why he always watched the door. With the splintered shaft twisted into his shoulder his left arm was useless, trying to undo the latch …

 

Ze Office

Ze Office

Lucky Cat on the phone. I’m going to open a money market account, I like money, but I don’t like having access to it all the …

 

Lost Angeles

Lost Angeles

Just a few days here really, maybe 12, and then I’m off again… Things to do: Sushi at Yoshi’s in Weho, drinks at Tiki-Ti, Flake on some plans, Catch the …

 

The 5,280,000 Yard Stare

The 5,280,000 Yard Stare

I’m stranded in the in between state, hours before my time zone shift.  There’s going to be a lot of extra daylight today, as the …

 

A walk in the park

A walk in the park

The last day of NYC for Chocolate Sauce and the team… we wandered around the village, drank mojitos and sangria, avoided conversation, and fantasized about …

 

Photo by CS

Photo by CS

I fucking hate flying delta.  Good bye east coast.  See you in a month or two .

 

I say hello, you say fuck off.

I say hello, you say fuck off.

Piper is ready to burn it down. Loryn sleeps on the edge of a rooftop, stories above the street. Coco Handsome and Symphony pose for …

 

Addendum to Scenes from the shore

Addendum to Scenes from the shore

Casting Powers Combine!  Fortuitous lens flares can save otherwise terrible photos.  Case in point…

 

Scenes from the shore.

Scenes from the shore.

 

Okinawa, Japan or somewhere else.

Okinawa, Japan or somewhere else.

This is what we’re saying. 

 

It’s raining ugly.

It’s raining ugly.

This time, it’s personal.

 

Bad Hookah, Good Coffee

Bad Hookah, Good Coffee

About to back up April/May, buried in a hard drive never to be seen again.  For lack of a picture to sum up the last …

 

Green-ass tree

Green-ass tree

Today it rained a lot. I drove for hours. This is a tree.

 

Professional Skee-ball

Professional Skee-ball

Loryn. Clipboard. Skee-Ball.  Boardwalk. Seaside.  Jersey Shore scouting on the Jersey Shore.

 

Familiar Sights.

Familiar Sights.

Stacked plastic ‘glassware’, carafes of cranberry juice, orange juice, and tonic, a bottle of grey goose, a bucket of ice. Somewhere, a blonde with …

 

Nico!

Nico!

Every once in a while, someone surprises you with a plate of italian deserts. Nico on Hanover St., Boston.

 

Oh the places you’ll go…

Oh the places you’ll go…

With all the traveling I do for work, I think my ideal vacation would involve a lot of sitting still.  I’m interested in spending some …

 

Captain america

Captain america

At rumor in Boston with Chris Evans. This city was pretty nice to us. Shaggy got bitten by a werewolf, but we may …

 

Boston.

Boston.

Type: Cold Status: Tired

 

Heading out for a bit.

Heading out for a bit.

Philly tomorrow, boston on sunday, then back on the planet Wednesday.

 

Mickey Matt

Mickey Matt

“According to Rischmann, police were dispatched to Nicolet High School on Tuesday to investigate a reported battery. When the responding officer arrived on the scene, …

 

Loryn and matt at work

Loryn and matt at work

Fridays on thursay, happy hour.

 

So tired.

So tired.

Loryn hates chocolate chips. The Internet DJ insists she might also like cigarettes. Matt is  funny.

 

X-Man

X-Man

Nervous about internet security, real life security, and crowd control. Xavier doesn’t care about any of that.  He just wants to put the iPhone in his …

 

Work.

Work.

There are never enough hours in a day, and even though I’m using them all; when the day is over, I can only ever remember …

 

Odontophobia is an abnormal fear of teeth.

Odontophobia is an abnormal fear of teeth.

Chemophobia literally means “fear of chemicals”, but the term may be used in various ways. It is most often used to describe the unbased assumption …

 

Impromptu Starbucks Photoshoot

Impromptu Starbucks Photoshoot

Imagine you were an exterminator who was very good at his job, finding a nest of termites and eradicating them before they could damage the …

 
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