The twelve clichés of Xmas

The media re-gifts cliche holiday stories Isn’t it remarkable how every December there are always 10 Most Dangerous Toys to stay away from? And that there is always a War on Christmas flaring up somewhere? Unfortunately, ’tis the season for the media to put its collective brain on layaway and re-gift the same tired old … Read more

In honor of Pearl Harbor Day, Chanakuh, and my 20th anniversary

A Chinese man and his Jewish friend are walking along one day when the Jewish man suddenly slugs the Chinese man in the mouth. “What was that for?” the Chinese man asks. “That was for Pearl Harbor!” “Pearl Harbor? That was the Japanese. I’m Chinese.” “Chinese, Japanese, what’s the difference?” They continue walking in silence, … Read more