Check Out My Conversation With Napoleon Dynamite Star Jon Heder

I had a chance recently to chat with Jon Heder, star of the 2004 film Napoleon Dynamite. I had to share it with you. Now, are you gonna finish those tots?

COVID Convos — It’s Hard Out Here — IN Here! — For An Extrovert! A Survival Guide For Those Grappling With Social Distancing

COVID Convos is a series of original columns conceptualized to give you something else to think about as we manage the coronavirus pandemic. Hopefully, they will provide you with a different perspective about an issue related to the crisis…or a brief smile. Remember, with COVID-19: this too shall pass. It’s taken me awhile to wrap […]

Sweet Nita’s in Sacramento Offers Decadent Respites

Sweet Nita’s at the Sacramento Farmer’s Market offers more than a handful of treats to help get your mind off of the cares of the day…and encourage you to get outside and walk those calories off!

COVID CONVOS — Fat People Should Not Hoard Groceries

COVID Convos is a series of original columns conceptualized to give you something else to think about as we manage the coronavirus pandemic. Hopefully, they will provide you with a different perspective about an issue related to the crisis…or a brief smile. Remember, with COVID-19: this too shall pass. Just like someone who has tested […]

The Invisible Man Is A Winner — A Spoiler-Free Review

In hindsight, as much of the world is embroiled in a pandemic, battling a foe that cannot be seen with the naked eye, I’m not sure that a viewing of The Invisible Man was such a great idea. The feature is a worthy update of the classic horror movies of Hollywood’s golden age, for the […]

RIP — Kenny Rogers Wasn’t Black, But He Was A Darned Good Guy Just The Same

Kenny Rogers died March 20 of natural causes. In 2015, this writer got to experience him first hand and tell him what his music had meant to him.

COVID Convos — The Test, Like The Virus, Is No Walk In The Park

In the wake of COVID-19, many have expressed a desire to know whether or not they have contracted the virus, independent of whether they are symptomatic. I don’t quite understand that, as without a vaccine or cure, I do not need to know whether I have contracted the virus. I conduct myself as if I […]

COVID Convos — An Atypical Weekend With The Virus, and A New Friend

Last Friday evening, after work, I had a couple of drinks at one of my favorite bars, to cheer myself up after the COVID-19 week we all had. The first one was a Corona. 48 hours later, that bar closed for the indeterminate future, one of many non-human casualty of COVID-19. So much has changed […]