Diary

I have a lot on my mind. Sometimes it causes insomnia. Maybe this will help.

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The Tide Train

To some the subway is an ugly place. To me, it looks like a giant, orange advertisement. I especially like when they wash down the seats with grease....
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Odd Finds: Jesus the Moneylender

Dictionary.com (the ultimate resource for all things word-like) defines "panderer" as: a person who caters to or profits from the weaknesses or vices of others....
Shower Like a Man

Shower Like a Man

Don't let it be said I'm not a total and complete sucker for marketing. Especially marketing that has to do with my manliness. I drink Coke Zero because it does...
I Drink Beer

I Drink Beer

I apparently drink lots of beer. And I love to catalog stuff. In fact, this entire Website is just one giant catalog. So here are all the different kinds of bee...
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Thor Screening

So this happened. Yes, my buddy invited me to a lovely screening of the movie Thor. He being an employee not of the folks throwing the screening, Acura, but ...
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Prague

Prague is a place I've wanted to visit for years. It had that Eastern Block tinge, plus a brutal and medieval history reflected in its architecture and grand au...
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Amsterdam

I have never seen so many white guys with dreads as I did in Amsterdam. It felt like one extended Spin Doctors concert! And, yeah, dudes, you don't have to prov...
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World’s Worst Car Names

There have been many silly and asinine car names over the years. Some that come to mind are the Renault Le Car, the AMC Gremlin, the Mercury Zephyr, and, well, ...
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The Dominican Republic

So we roll into the airport in The Dominican Republic, four adults and three children all told. The tarmac onto which we descend was probably not unlike an ange...
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New Jersey State Fair

You evil, evil carnies! What do you have against us common folk? Is it our Banana Republic clothes or our Supercuts haircuts? Do you hate the fact we live in ho...
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Big Apple Circus

I hadn’t been to a circus in many years prior to attending the Big Apple Circus with Hipster Jr. But I seem to recall it being a grand event in a giant tent t...
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Why Sirius/XM Will Fail

So Ms. Hipster and I went out and leased a new VW Tiguan to replace the old Subaru 3.0R. And, like all new VWs, the thing came with a free three-month subscript...
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The Second Worst Block in Manhattan

I happen to work on the second worst block in all of Manhattan. At any given time there are at least a half million construction projects going on, two hundred ...
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The Subaru

So our baby was summoned home. After four years of good times, fast driving and looks aplenty from folks who couldn't figure out what the hell happened to the b...