This Just In

Political news website Washington Press just fills me with a sense of urgency. I don't know why, they just do. Maybe its the 26 out of 29 headlines on the current front page that use the word 'just'. But what happens in the minutes and hours after these headlines go up? I just don't know.

Stock Recovery Plan

So what if the stock market is on a rollercoaster this week? Grab some cheap thrills and laugh off your losses with a 15% savings on Patchworks, a hilarious office satire about the ordinary bureaucrats working hard for you in Washington DC. Price too steep? Check it out at the Fairfax County Public Library! Can one … Continue reading Stock Recovery Plan

I Want the Truth!

Watching the special prosecutor drama unfold is like watching A Few Good Men. We're at the part now where Tom Cruise explains his winning strategy against Jack Nicholson. Here's how the lowly Navy Lieutenant plans to bring down a decorated Marine Colonel: Kaffee: He eats breakfast 300 yards away from 4000 Cubans that are trained … Continue reading I Want the Truth!

A Borrower Be

The patient wait is over. Patchworks is now available through the Fairfax County Public Library. Reserve your copy today. Can one intern save us from ourselves, when the government he works for keeps shutting itself down? Patchworks shares a pound of absurdity for every ounce of tragedy, winking in dismay at the circumstances of our … Continue reading A Borrower Be

White Chapel, Black Hole

Human excrement paves the dungeon floors at Cape Coast Castle. The same is true of other slave forts dotting Ghana's coast, and along the rest of West Africa. The impacted waste is one of the more subtle, more stirring features of a tour through those high limestone walls. The cannons are there and stacks of … Continue reading White Chapel, Black Hole