It’s So Funny When Things Aren’t

I find it really hard to be light-hearted and funny during a Trump pandemic. Oh sure, there’s still lots of funny things going on, like people who have pictures of mouths put on their masks. That’s funny. And lot’s of funny posts and tweets:      Warning! DUI checkpoints being put up between the living room and…

Look Out! It’s A High Speed Holiday Train!

Who says California does not have a high-speed train? We are on one right now, hurtling at an unGodly speed towards the holidays. Thanksgiving threw us for a loop by happening on the flippin’ 28th of November. WTF People-In-Charge-Of-Calendars? Thanksgiving weekend is supposed to be the start of the procrastination season, which leads into the…

That Trump Is Funny!

My searing contempt for the half-human that infests our White House has had devastating effects on me.  I have become so obsessed with removing Cheatolini from office that I overlook basic daily functions like laundry and bathing. I’m overwhelmed with my inability to stop the blatant criminal activity, and the obvious linear path to authoritarianism,…

The Speed Of Hollywood

I was working on a commercial on the grounds of CAA’s World Headquarters, marveling at how many stories of glass and concrete a small group of people could afford who make their living off the work of others, when the first A.D. yelled, “That’s lunch! One hour!” I queued up to the catering truck, eagerly…

I’m Packin’ So You’re Wrong

An election year is truly a polarizing event. Actually, it’s more like Halloween.  Because people you see every day, people you usually get along with, suddenly appear before you wearing the ghastly costume of reactionary conservatives (or uppity liberals, depending on which side of the fence). With the election looming in the distance like a…

Christmas Starts After Thanksgiving, Dammit!

­I saw my first Christmas commercial ten days before Halloween this year. Well, okay technically it wasn’t a “Christmas” commercial. It was a “holiday” commercial with lots of red and green decorations, decorated fir trees in the house, snow on windows, stockings over fireplaces, presents, squealing children, Menorahs near the ham . . . but,…