Izakaya Mai Restaurant212 2nd Ave I write this while watching American Idol, which might just seem like another example of me admitting to my failings for the sake of the blog, but in this case is actually relevant. You see, a lot of the time you can tell just by looking at a contestant if … Read more
I made a couple more LOLcats on their surprisingly addictive building page. So far, I still haven’t gotten one to show up on the page for voting. I don’t know, I thought this one was pretty funny: But then, I am a terrible person.
It’s all about Change. (Yeah, it’s kind of an ad, but it’s an ad for a good thing, so it’s okay.)
A couple of weeks ago, Mary and I were at the Bloomingdales in the city. Mary was getting her makeup done by one of the many makeup ladies who roam the first floor and I was supervising, by which I mean watching and making unnecessary comments. Anyway, the lady did a nice job on Mary’s … Read more
Once again, the international space program has provided the world with a vital innovation: orbit-ready kimchi. It’s like the Tang of the new millennium.
5:35: Is this thing on?5:43: Okay, it’s working but it’s slow. So far so good, Jon Stewart’s monologue was funny, and he didn’t get too hung up on politics. So far we’ve had beer and a humus platter, but no popcorn because they were out by the time we got to the front of the … Read more
That’s right, it’s Oscar season again. (I wonder what kind of shot you load for that?) This year I’m doing something different; going to the fine Cerrito Theater, home of good popcorn and a wide selection of beers, to watch the show on the big screen with a bunch of like-minded folks, most notably Mary … Read more
Just finished the second draft of my novel. So, you know, that’s something.
Sushi Sam’s Edomata218 E. 3rd Ave. I will admit, I came in with some preconceptions to this one, having come across some reviews on the web that touted it as the great place in San Mateo for sushi. So I was expecting good things and high prices, and for the most part I was not … Read more
I know, I know. But I Can Has Cheezburger is having a caption contest, with the prize being a trip to Vegas, so I thought I’d give it a shot. Here’s the shot I gave it: moar funny pictures True story: due to the crossword puzzles I did as a child, for years I believed … Read more