Memes: What the Hell are They?

Here’s a silly post to kick off the last official weekend of Summer 2013, in which I clarify, once and for all, what that blessed word MEME memes…er, means. Meme: (rhymes with Cherry Cordial Ice Cream) According to the definition that pops up when you Google “What is a meme?” it is a NOUN. A noun, folks. That’s all … More Memes: What the Hell are They?

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Caveat Emptor

I’m following the Pope on Twitter. Yeah…I’m Catholic-ish—more of a denominational mutt—but that’s not the reason for following: he’s tweeting in Latin now. Love it. If there were ever a language that needed a comeback, it’d be that one. When I was a kid…God, when did I turn into my grandfather?…anyway, when I was a … More Caveat Emptor

Becoming Real

The Evolution of a Writer “‘Real isn’t how you are made,’ said the Skin Horse. ‘It’s a thing that happens to you. When a child loves you for a long, long time, not just to play with, but REALLY loves you, then you become Real.’ ‘Does it hurt?’ asked the Rabbit. ‘Sometimes,’ said the Skin … More Becoming Real