The Grunge Movement

I spent my freshman year of college at Bob Jones University (it’s a long story for another post) – the world’s bastion for conservative Christian fundamentalism. When I say “conservative” I mean it… these guys call Billy Graham and Jerry Falwell liberal… Within a few weeks I was confronted by my dorm supervisor… brought into a private meeting. I think …

Evangelicals for Legal Pot

I almost always love the Diane Rehm Show. Last week I caught a really interesting segment in which she and her guests discussed medical marijuana. If you’ve got time I’d really recommend listening. Apparently I got cancer in the wrong decade… Throughout the segment though, it became very clear just how unclear this issue is… really murky and muddled, even …

Yipes!

Mascots freak me out man… Especially the cheap ones that you bump into at the county fair or the supermarket. Funny thing is… I’ve always thought that I’d make a great mascot.† Like one of those NBA guys that you see launching off the mini-trampolines to the raucous cheers of thousands. I remember as a kid I saw that the …