Floss with no Petroleum Guilt!

Honestly, I’m horrified by the amount of plastic in the ocean. I feel like it’s a moral imperative that we cut way back on the single use plastics we clutter the world with. On the other hand, I’m pretty sure a lot of my past dental problems had a lot to do with that five […]

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Another Day, Another V.P.

A few days ago I wrote about a fun little bromantic detective novel featuring Joe Biden. It’s only fitting I follow it up with the new film, Vice, where, in a bizarre echo of American Hustle, Christian Bale puts on a lot of weight to play opposite Amy Adams. I’d really hate to be Christian […]

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Uncle Joe, Private Citizen, P.I.

I was stuck at McCarren airport on a three hour layover when I spotted this soft-boiled detective novel. When they say you can’t judge a book by its cover, I want you to take a good look at the piece of design perfection this illustration is. It’s shear beauty and elegance belies a book that […]

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So Many Spider-Mans!

There are just so many Spider-Mans in that new Spider-Man movie. So many. If you like seeing a bunch of different Spider-Mans that you never knew who they were, they’re in this movie. There’s Miles Morales, and Spider-Gwen, and a sweatpants hobo Spider-Man. And, get this. There’s even a Nicolas Cage Spider-Man! And he’s not […]

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Taking Back the R-Word

Joe Biel and I have a couple things in common. We’re about the same age. We like zines and trains and bikes. We also got our autism diagnoses in adulthood after an impossible accumulation of relationship and communication failures. One of the most difficult and most essential pieces of the puzzle of putting your life […]

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