Category Archives: Culture

Nice Shorts, Prince

Prince was only 5’2″ when he played on his junior high school boys’ basketball team. I wonder what Charlie Murphy has to say about his passing.  

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Chair-baby Shower FAQs

  Q: Will you have beer there? A: Of course, fool. And maybe some psychotropic drugs, if you open enough medicine cabinets. It’s my brother-in-law’s house, so no big deal. Q: What are some of the planned games or activities? … Continue reading

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RIP ‘Rowdy’ Roddy Piper

All my wrestling heroes are disappearing. A decades ago we lost Andre the Giant. Over the past couple weeks, we’ve witnessed the implosion of Hulk Hogan. And now one of the Chairman’s favorites, “Rowdy” Roddy Piper. In his honor, I’m posting … Continue reading

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Chairman Does Facials

   After a long weekend in the field, there’s nothing like a facial for the Chairman.

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Fifty Shades of BBQ

Eat me. I hesitated. I licked my lips. My hands shook like a bad metaphor in the gentle breeze. I lined my lap with paper towels. It could get messy … very messy. I looked around and saw a wood carving of … Continue reading

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Chairman 2.0

Welcome back, comrades. I got busy with work and real life, so this little hobby took a backseat over the past few months. Just as well, it was a blessing in disguise. The break gave me a chance to collect my … Continue reading

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9/11 + 13

Thirteen years ago, American Airlines Flight 77 followed Columbia Pike in Arlington and accelerated as it descended, clipping a rooftop antenna at the Sheraton Hotel, zooming over a portion of the National Cemetery, skimming just above traffic on Interstate 395 and knocking … Continue reading

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