Monster-Mania 36, Some Observations

Monster-Mania is a Philadelphia area based Horror Convention that takes place at the Crowne Plaza Hotel in Cherry Hill, NJ, every March and August. After an 8 year hiatus I decided to given the con another whirl. As a person that is well versed in the con universe with anything from comic-cons, anime-cons and furry-cons; […]

A Band Named Barley Juice

I attended an event recently at World Cafe Live in Philadelphia, PA, and had to be subjected to the sound of screeching sirens that is the band Barley Juice. The combined sounds of nails on a chalk board, a baby crying, microphone feedback, vomiting, and explosive diarrhea is more tolerable than the horrific instrumentals and […]

The Man by the Trash Can

The other day I was pulling into a parking lot of a WaWa in South Philadelphia. When I got out of my car there was an African-American man sitting by the trash can begging for change and food. Usually I mutter all sorts of colorful obscenities under my breath, as the City of Brotherly love […]

You had me at “I’m Snipped”

Those were not the exact words that Mike used when we first started talking, but knowing that he had a vasectomy was another check mark in the positive column for this guy. When you first start talking to someone of the opposite sex, especially at my age you intently wait for the …. “Do you […]