Category Archives: Yutes

You know, from “My Cousin Vinny.”

12 Thanksgiving Rules for Single, Divorced Dads

Variance from any of these rules will result in: lost sleep, self-loathing, alienation from your children, and validation of your ex-wife’s decision to kick your sorry ass out of the house. Don’ts If you attempt to compete for attention or … Continue reading

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Showing Up

An ancient paradox of social manners is that people in the public eye who have messy personal lives – people who are open to and deserving of our ridicule — can sometimes provide useful insights to guide modern youth, or … Continue reading

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The One About the Time I Varnished Over the Birdshit

The house where I spent most of my childhood was considered old by California standards. It was built in 1937. Yes, I know what you are thinking: that you are still wearing underwear older than that house. So? Get used … Continue reading

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My Proust Questionnaire

Your favorite virtue: Patience mixed with persistence are the virtues that will not allow a good idea to be abandoned. Your favorite qualities in a man: Compassion, tenderness, and forgiveness Your favorite qualities in a woman: Empathy, toughness, and short … Continue reading

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Perhaps the Most Awesome Video of All Time (or March 2012)

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=W2bOED5LzZw&feature=player_embedded

Gymnastics routine of 86-year old Johanna Quaas

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Parenting Lessons from John Waters

In a recent issue of our nation’s most perverse newspaper/website, “The Wall Street Journal,” John Jurgensen (great name, great spelling, probably accompanied by great accent) interviewed the Baltimore auteur, John Waters. Waters has been a cultural hero of mine since … Continue reading

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The One About the Triple-Flutter Blast

I am not proud about this chapter in my life. However, the one saving grace about your shameful personal incidents, traits, or behaviors is that the noble, continental, erudite Benjamin Franklin more than likely shared the incident, trait, or behavior … Continue reading

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