Browsing Category


Displaying the capacity for feeling and caring.

Empathy December 25, 2016

The Trump Who Ruined Christmas

Even on Christmas I have to hear dumbasses say get over it get over it get over it in regard to Donald Trump’s presidential “victory” because hey that’s just how democracy works, right? Here’s why my getting over it seems unlikely even on so joyous a day as this…

Empathy August 29, 2016

Weiner Is a Huge Dick

I‘ve actually met Anthony Weiner a number of times, and he was likable and funny. He was always a tad intense, but I think he also had a sense of self-deprecation that would come out here and there that helped give him a kind of roguish likability.

Empathy June 19, 2016


Stevie’s Story

When I was a tiny baby my brother Adam and I lived in a big store called PetSmart, in the section called Paws and Claws Feline Rescue.

Empathy May 8, 2016

Have a Complex Mother’s Day

This being Mother’s Day, I thought I’d write down a few thoughts about my mom, who died a couple of years ago. It’s funny, it seems like such a long time, and yet not a day goes by that I don’t catch myself thinking about her as if she were still alive.

Empathy March 20, 2016

Love Gun

I don’t know anything about the origins of the video embedded below, but I saw it on Facebook recently and, like about a billion other people, got one hell of a bang out of it. Literally.