Here’s what’s interesting about religion: I’m not allowed to stop and laugh at religious nuts because I’ll be considered insensitive. I just walked out of my apartment and I saw a guy standing on the street wearing 25 coats, a bunch of pairs of pants and like three weird colorful hats. He was muttering to himself and doing that homeless tai chi they do where it looks...
The bubble, she lingers
Joke opportunities are like bubbles, lingering in the air, waiting to be popped by a jokester. You can just hear something and say, “There’s got to be a joke in there somewhere.” You can tell it’s just ripe to be twisted. That’s the bubble. When I was younger, my dad would always say that. “There’s a joke in there somewhere.” Then it became just a...
Fillet of 'Fish'
I was watching “Big Fish” on Netflix, a movie I had seen a while ago and remember disliking, and I couldn’t get over how pointless and flashy it was. So, I turned it off not long into it and then decided to see what my kindred spirit Roger Ebert thought about it. And I loved what I read in the final paragraph: “When Burton gives himself the guidance and anchor of a story,...