Raised Relief

Who watches the Watchmen indeed

What’s childless, blind in one eye, smokes constantly, thinks truck-testicles are hysterical and is now going to tell you how to raise your kids? Yeah, it’s me.

Editor’s Note

Crossing Thunder Road

A particular set of problems can emerge when you are a city whose national stock is based on a two-week span of debauchery and high-impact horseracing that begins in earnest with a prodigious

Keeping Up with the Jones

Strange black men from outer space

Let’s play word association.

Summary of My Discontent

A stitch in time

I have a new friend who sews.

Yep, I’m Gay

Fear of a gay planet

Hopefully you remember that 2009 is the year of the queer.

Fables of the Deconstruction

A little bit of soap

Nobody loves a good laugh more than me, but let’s not start with an argument.


Clash of a titan (and a legislator)

John Vincent Calipari is charged with returning the University of Kentucky men’s basketball team to glory.

Summary of My Discontent

Attention angry mob: Focus!

One advantage to being outraged at all times is that when “populist outrage” like that currently aimed at Wall Street comes along, it barely registers a blip on your blood-pressure gaug

Yep, I’m Gay

Say it straight

Clarity is a fundamental principle of a successful sentence.

Fables of the Deconstruction

Nude as the news

Legend has it my great aunt Martha used to believe Mike Douglas could see into her living room when she watched his show, and that he was talking to her and could hear her when she talked bac