Category Archives: Humor

…Find Middle Ground

It’s official, Middle-earth is coming to the small screen. Apologies for the lack of exclamation point, but at this point there’s too many unknowns to determine if more flamboyant punctuation is needed.

What is known is that Amazon has acquired the television rights for the beloved J.R.R. Tolkien trilogy, “The Lord of the Rings.” I’ll give you a moment to let the sheer poetry of that sink in. The online retailer responsible for killing the brick and mortar bookstore just bought the television rights for one of the most popular book series of all time.  Read the rest of this entry

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…Trot It Out

Today is two weeks until Thanksgiving. For those who are blissfully unaware of the prep work that goes into hosting Thanksgiving, we are approaching do-or-die time. Meaning, you better start planning things out or there’s a good chance that turkey will go up in flames.

Whether you’re a seasoned pro or this is your first time hosting, odds are you won’t have much time to sit back and relax (prior to the last slice of pie being served) on the actual day. Which unfortunately means you may miss out on one of Thanksgiving Day’s greatest traditions—The Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade. Read the rest of this entry

…stay in character

Today, crusaders, (and part of yesterday) is the end of an era. The age of the 140-character thought is over. Prepare to expand your abbreviations (and perhaps some horizons) 280 characters are here. Go crazy, folks.

Truth be told, it’s not as exciting as I once thought it might be. Sure, it’s nice to see some take the time to spell out w/, b/t, btw, and b/c now, but it’s hard not to brace for the inevitable new and less excusable crimes against the English tongue. Read the rest of this entry

…sing out

This Monday I have found the only motivation you will need. Here it is — #AnimojiKaraoke.

What’s #AnimojiKaraoke, you ask? Prepare to lose the next half hour (to an hour, depending on your level of commitment to pure joy.

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…Back Off

Happy Sunday, fellow crusaders! I’ve got some good news if you’re running late today. It’s the end of daylight saving time!

Yes, that hour you lost back in the spring is back!

Today, we turn the clocks back, or at least we would if that was still a thing. With the exception of your microwave, oven, and maybe coffeemaker, most of our clocks reset themselves without our assistance. Which makes it much more likely that you completely forgot about that extra hour. Read the rest of this entry