Home Blog

Cats Was Only the Beginning

...what do we have to look forward to in a new West Side Story? If the oddities from Cats are any indication, then here's some of what we might be able to expect.

Love Letters and a Prohibition for the Poet Laureate

The letters shed contain details of Eliot's personal life, opinions of the literary community, his career, and a final instruction to his estate. A surprising letter with a prophetic warning:

Top Five Things to Say to Your In-Laws on Thanksgiving

After you put it in, how long will it take?If I don't unbutton my pants I'll explode!Does it always pop up so fast?Sucking the nitrous out of the whipped cream is how I tolerate you. Did I say that out loud?I didn't expect this. You all came at once.

Advice: Ask a Playbill Bio

Dear Playbill Bio, I really love smoking weed. I want...

Top Five Commandments for Texting

Everything you wanted to know about texting but were afraid to ask.

The Allendale Trail

Childhood memories of fording a river, broken wagon yokes, and dying of dysentery.

Federal Employees Nearly Riot in Back to Work Shopping

WASHINGTON DC – It was the most wonderful time of the year for teen aged children across the United States on Monday morning this week.  Thousands of furloughed non-essential government employees returned to work and permitted their high-school children to have the house to themselves for those precious 3 hours every weekday afternoon. Jan Johnson,...

S.T.E.M. is Out – Applied Social Outrage is In

BERKLEY, CA – The University of California, Berkley, announced today a new program of study in its College of Letters and Sciences: Applied Social Outrage.  The new UC Berkley major will provide young privileged middle-class students with a method and focus for their outrage. “Our advantaged youth are becoming more and more agitated over issues...

The US Government – It’s Back for a Limited Time Only

WASHINGTON D.C. - Last Friday, the 25th of January, congress and the president came to an agreement and decided to open the federal government for a limited time only. That's right, unless congress and the president can come to an agreement on border security, the federal government will again, be put into cold storage.

Checkpoint Allendale

Papers please. You are about to enter the democratic socialist republic of my yard.