In defence of swearing

I swear a lot. I’ll be the first to admit it. I’m the worst person to have around your kids because I swear so casually that I don’t notice I’m doing it. I do try to remember when kids are around, but even that bothers me to some degree....

Obscenity ruling

This is a bit of nonsense, but it’s quality nonsense. The Onion is an awesome site and did a great skit today on a free speech ruling. Read the whole thing here, or check the image below for the nutshell version. Dude, that is some quality swearing....

What’s in a name?

Check this out from Lamebook.com: 420, pronounced four-twenty, is an American counter culture holiday. It’s the day you’re supposed to get stoned. According to lore (wikipedia), the term was coined from a group of teenagers at San Rafael High School in San...

What a great name

The recent volcanic eruption in Iceland is awesome in so many ways, but it seems to me that no one is drawing enough attention to the coolest thing about it. The name of the volcano is Eyjafjallajokul. Seriously, how cool is that? If I wrote a name like that into a...

Can you succinctly pitch?

suc·cinct –adjective 1. expressed in few words; concise; terse. 2. characterized by conciseness or verbal brevity. 3. compressed into a small area, scope, or compass. As writers we always try to be as brief and succinct in our writing as possible, while maintaining a...