Stay The Fuck At Home

Don’t ask me why, but somehow it appears that neither of us has ever posted Samuel L. Jackson’s heartwarming reading of the children’s classic “Go the Fuck to Sleep”. So before we go any further, allow me to remedy that. Now with that in mind, I give you this extremely important, updated version fit for …

Silly Nephew, Didn’t You Know, I’m Bluffing My Way Through The Gruffalo?

The other day I went on a tiny shopping spree…for kids’ books. Yup, I bought a few books to have around in case we end up babysitting wee ones. I have learned recently that I can memorize kids’ stories if I hear them read often enough, and sometimes it only takes a few repetitions to …

Scary Father And The Disappearing Literature

It’s sad that a lover of one series of fictional storybooks containing all sorts of weird magic would be so hard on another series of fictional storybooks containing all sorts of weird magic, but here we are. A Catholic school in Tennessee has removed the Harry Potter books from its library after the school’s priest …

Jerry Howarth Is Coming To Kitchener To Sign Books And Talk About Baseball

I’m plugging this event for two reasons: It sounds like a fun night and I think I may want to go. Because whoever is in charge of making these decisions needs to know of my desire for an audio version of this book. One read by Jerry, provided his voice can handle it. Join us …

Ya Fix Sixteen Faults, And What do Ya Get, One Eye Implant And A Life Full Of Debt…

I had a really weird dream Tuesday night and felt it needed a place in the totally out there dream archive. I think my brain decided it was time to brew up a thought soup, and this was the result. It started off with me watching a TV show about this girl who was graduating …

Not So Kid Friendly

Gill returns to look at a topic we’ve covered before. This seems like a good example. Have you ever been curious about the origins of those stories and rhymes we read, sang and chanted as children? They may leave you with nightmares. So from sleeping beauty being violated to some very racist songs, here are …

Remember This Next Time You Forget Something You’ve Read

Steve sent me this article about why we forget most of the books we read, and said I might enjoy it. I jumped up and down! Seriously, holy crap, this article explains all the things I’ve been noticing about myself and wondering if I’m having some kind of memory issue. I even asked the doctor …