Countdown to Comic-Con

One of the perks of being an author is the opportunity to prostitute—er, I mean, promote—your work at various conferences throughout the world. Over the past five or six years, I’ve attended events as close to home as the L.A. Times Festival of Books on the UCLA campus, and as

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“Deep Thought” – Disney Adventure

Keeping with the theme of summer vacations (and with the economic recession in mind), here’s an idea for those of you considering taking the kids to Disneyland this year… One thing kids like is to be tricked. For instance, I was going to take my little nephew to Disneyland, but instead

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“Deep Thought” – Summer Vacations

Anyone else doing any traveling this summer? Don’t miss your chance to make some of those lasting family memories… The memories of my family outings are still a source of strength to me. I remember we’d all pile into the car—I forget what kind it was—and drive and drive. I’m not sure where

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Battlefield Earth

While scrolling through my online movie choices this evening via Netflix, I ran across Battlefield Earth. For those who spend their time living under rocks, this is widely regarded as one of the worst films ever made. Having never seen it for myself, a morbid sense of curiosity overtook me.

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“Deep Thought” for Father’s Day

To me, clowns aren’t funny. In fact, they’re kinda scary. I’ve wondered where this started, and I think it goes back to the time I went to the circus and a clown killed my dad. — Deep Thoughts by Jack Handey

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“Deep Thought” of the Day

I wish I would have a real tragic love affair and get so bummed out that I’d just quit my job and become a bum for a few years, because I was thinking about doing that anyway. — Deep Thoughts by Jack Handey

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