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All The Crazy Ones
August 12, 2014 – 3:52 PM | 58 Comments
All The Crazy Ones

One of the strange things about my life in writing about TV, if by "strange" you mean "eminently predictable by anyone who finished Psych 101," is that my parents allowed me to watch almost no …

Byrd, Bex & Cousins Detective Agency, Chapter 2
May 1, 2014 – 7:21 PM | 9 Comments
Byrd, Bex & Cousins Detective Agency, Chapter 2

Sherry went into her bedroom. The livable half, the light coming through the blue tarps, looked like it should be a seafood restaurant called The Mermaid Grotto, and it smelled like a lumberyard.

Byrd, Bex & Cousins Detective Agency
April 15, 2014 – 12:13 PM | 13 Comments
Byrd, Bex & Cousins Detective Agency

Chapter 1.

TN in TN
April 3, 2014 – 10:37 AM | 5 Comments
TN in TN

The Conference on Baseball in Literature and Culture is Friday!

Hobey, 1995-2014
March 28, 2014 – 3:04 PM | 211 Comments
Hobey, 1995-2014

One time, years ago, I started making a list of all the nicknames I had for the Hobe: Orangino. Hobey Wan. Clicks. Herr Mittenspiel. Grampy. Creamsicle. Tolstoy.

Prints: Not Charming
February 24, 2014 – 10:00 PM | 32 Comments
Prints: Not Charming

It's not the pawprints themselves. …Well, it's not JUST the pawprints themselves.

I Got Married. Yay!
November 21, 2013 – 3:59 PM | 176 Comments
I Got Married. Yay!

His name is Dan. He's great.

Latin 5
September 11, 2013 – 8:29 AM | 45 Comments
Latin 5

I have a story in my head: Latin 5 must save a classmate who has been taken. Latin 5 does more than march through sanitized Catullus at this institution.

The Shoes, Part II
August 10, 2013 – 12:31 PM | 22 Comments
The Shoes, Part II

He put this to Kat, that the pranks of teenagers tended to reveal themselves. She came back with, Occam's razor. The simplest explanation is the right one!

The Shoes, Part I
August 8, 2013 – 11:04 AM | 16 Comments
The Shoes, Part I

Mike knew, swore that the house wasn't that cheap for no reason — come on, in Wellfleet? Kat said, of course it's cheaper if you take it for the whole summer. You can't get a …