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Of Stinky Cheeses

by DJ on September 29th, 2008 at 8:21am

So… being a boy who’s spent many a year in America’s Dairyland, Wisconsin (because as much as California wants to claim that title, they’ll have to start making better cheeses for a start), I have long been a fan of that acidified milk product in all its basic forms — be it cheddar, swiss, mozzarella, provolone, etc.

Recently, though, I’ve decided to challenge my tastebuds and see what the world has to offer, in more exotic incarnations of the curd.

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Fighting For Peace is like Screwing For Virginity

by DJ on June 27th, 2008 at 7:15am

A Belated Tribute to George Carlin

It’s been nearly a week since I heard about Carlin’s death. I haven’t written about it partly because I just needed some time to digest the disappearance of someone who was one of the integral parts of my comedic development, but also because so many wonderful tributes have already been written about this philosopher — many speaking to his huge impact on the cultural landscape, his socio-political commentary — I simply cannot (and will not try to) capsulize what George Carlin meant in those terms, any better than has already been done.

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