Anyone who knows my sister, knows she has a personality for TV. Here’s a trailer for her imagined show.
Well, it’s here. Ned and I had fun with this. Thanks for your hard work, Ned. (You’ll see what I mean in the credits.)
Syndicated humor columnist and author, Ned Hickson was so gracious to indulge me in this experiment – a video version of the profile I did on him a while back. He was part three in my Freshly Pressed series, which included Robert Hookey and Zoe Valentine. The series focused on successful bloggers and their writing […]
We experimented with a video version of this post. Watch it here. Editor’s note: This profile is part three of an on-going series on successful bloggers and their process. Read part one here and click here for part two. Edward “Ned” James Hickson doesn’t believe in “road blocks.” Instead, the editor and humor columnist sees […]
Editor’s note: This is part one of an on-going series about successful bloggers and their habits. Read part two here and click here to read part three. There’s nothing typical about being a bellman. Robert Hookey knows this first-hand as a steward at the Niagara Falls Canada-hotel where he works. One minute, he’s calling a […]
Last night, I watched Clint Eastwood talk to an empty chair that stood in as President Obama. He asked a piece of furniture for explanations about his “failed” policies, then answered his own questions. This passed for humor with the convention audience as they laughed ‘til their faces turned red. The entire time I couldn’t […]
Five minutes before her set, Carolyn Malachi was at a corner booth near the stage, pulling up poems and song lyrics on her tablet. Behind her were two open booths. The empty chairs last night outnumbered the audience in the Langston Room at the 14th and V streets Busboys and Poets. The empty seats were […]
Editor’s note: This is a work of fiction I wrote back in 2007. It first appeared in The Spoof, an online publication like The Onion that publishes satire. I thought I’d repost it here and introduce you, dear reader, to Geritol Hightower. At 72, Hightower leads the fight against agism. Say “Iron Man,” and Marvel […]