The Value of Opinions / Earth is Getting Better

September 3, 2014 In The News, Video Blog Comments (0) 377

It’s been a while since I posted a talky-blog, and there are some reasons for that. But why read about it when you can watch me run at the mouth on YouTube??

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Bedroom Archaeology

July 9, 2014 Personal, Video Blog Comments (0) 458

Visiting my old bedroom for the July 4 holiday, I decided to share some relics of my childhood and adolescence. Mostly it’s artwork and nerdy stuff, especially STUFFY CTHULU DOLL.

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Our Inability to Talk about Guns is Killing Children

June 12, 2014 In The News, Politics / Religion, Video Blog Comments (0) 383

The United States has a gun problem. No one is really contesting that–not even the gun enthusiasts, considering their frequent refrain that they need lots of guns to protect themselves from all the guns.

Our larger problem, however, might be our inability to have a mature, productive conversation about gun control and regulation–meaning both sides listening to one another, and trying to draw a compromise.

Yes, I said both sides, because both sides are the problem. That said, only one side is arguing in favor of more guns and more people getting shot. That side also happens to be the one winning.

The only way we’re going to come to a solution is to stop labeling each other, stop scrutinizing the proper use of every term, and stop branding every proposal as “tyranny.”

I’m not anti-gun. I do believe in the right to bear arms, and I believe people should have the right to own firearms. But unless we can agree to some reasonable form of restriction and limitation, we’re going to keep seeing innocent children shot.

That would seem to be motiv

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How to Start Running (featuring Coach Corky)

June 3, 2014 In The News, Video Blog Comments (0) 648

Tomorrow is National Running Day, and Coach Corky (one of New York City’s top running trainers, who also happens to be my girlfriend) stopped by my YouTube channel to offer advice for beginning runners, suggest a few reasons you should start running, and tell us about her crazy plan to run 100 miles in 24 hours next month.

LINKS:

Coach Corky’s YouTube Channel

Couch to 5K

Back On My Feet 20in24

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Drunken Pumpkin Carving!

December 13, 2013 Personal, Video Blog Comments (0) 318

It’s Drunken Pumpkin Carving, with special guests Alex Dingley and Elizabeth Corkum! Uploaded only six weeks after Halloween 2013! Is this video late, or did your celebration end too early?

First we downed a liter of beer each at the local Biergarten. Then we broke out the pumpkins and the sharpest of knives. Liz did some dancing, and Alex shared a story about a time he pooped his pants.

 

 

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