Archive for August, 2007

I can’t contain myself. I’m giggling like a 10 year old. I haven’t been this excited in a while. For a handful of us back in college, Harold and Kumar go to White Castle was a defining moment in our four years at that godforsaken place. It sort of gained a cult status back then […]

Honestly, as much as I’d loved all his previous books, I was a bit disappointed by Richard Dawkins‘ The God Delusion; not because the arguments weren’t sound but mostly because the entire book oozed with an air of arrogance. Of course, when you’re one of the smartest people on the planet, arrogance goes with the […]

Happy I-Day


Happy I-Day rhymes with Yippy Kay Yay. So, I spent the eve of our 60th Independence day watching John McLane kick ass, deliver tongue in cheek one liners, blow up stuff, jump out of speeding cars, pull out (literally) Maggie Q‘s hair and single handedly destroy an F35; all just to protect the rights and […]

People are crazy and times are strange I’m locked in tight, I’m out of range I used to care, but things have changed                   -Things Have Changed, Bob Dylan

On Kaufman


Consciousness is a terrible curse. I think, I feel, I suffer. I woke up this morning with a strong urge to write a short piece on Charlie Kaufman; screenwriter extraordinaire. (This is a prelude, a practice exercise if you will for another essay on Kaufman I’ll be writing soon for…academic (sic) purposes.) Charlie Kaufman for […]

I take risks; sometimes patients die. But not taking risks causes more patients to die, so I guess my biggest problem is I’ve been cursed with the ability to do the math. Dr Gregory House is arguably one of the coolest people on TV (along with the likes of Alan Shore from Boston Legal and […]

When In Doubt


Remember, when in doubt, don’t ever do what you really want to do. –Nathan Bronfman, Human Nature