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Please dad, I promise I won’t run over any hookers

March 21, 2013


You started by crashing your Hot Wheels but that wasn’t enough. You discovered Minecraft and quickly realized that you could build entire cities out of TNT and blow them up. That was cool, but just not the same as crashing cars. You discovered cheesy car crash games for your iPod and had to download every […]

How Disney made me a liar

January 18, 2013


The floor under the seats of the local movie theater where I grew up was really quite remarkable. Decades of non-diet soda coated the concrete with a thick layer of sweet syrup. It was like flypaper that caught only popcorn and blobs of gum.  I know this because I spent a lot of time under […]

Violence against toys: it’s in your genes

June 13, 2011


Son, right now you like to push your Hot Wheels around and build and play with Lego Star Wars Models. It’s all sweet and innocent. But it won’t be that way forever. Soon it’ll be all about crashing them.