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All Other Jaded Nonsense

My Niece Asked Me To Take Her To The Circus, And I Ended Up Having To Teach Her About Animal Rights. Sort Of.

The circus is coming to our town soon, and my little niece, quite possibly the biggest lover of animals this world has ever known, asked to go. “I love the circus, Uncle Jaded,” she proclaimed. “Really, sweetheart?” I asked. “Yes. Animals are fuzzy. And they do tricks in the wild,” she stated. “Actually, darling, they … Continue reading

All Other Jaded Nonsense

If My Previous Posts Are Prostitutes, Then I’m A Post-Peddlin’ Pimp (Alternate Title: Revisiting Some Classics)

When you’re a blogger with writer’s block, it can be difficult to maintain the frequency of your posts with exciting, relevant, and engaging content. Writer’s block is the bane of all lovers of words. It’s crushing. It’s demotivating. It’s heartbreaking. And I have it, y’all. Fortunately, I’m not above shameless self-promotion, and I’m certainly not … Continue reading

All Other Jaded Nonsense

“They” Say Home Ownership Is The American Dream. Well, As We Deal With Our Third Major Plumbing Disaster In Five Years, “They” Can Suck It.

I don’t have a lot of time, friends. There are a few reasons for this. First, I’m very busy avoiding fluid intake of any kind so I can keep from needing to use the facilities. Oh, and by facilities, I mean our own bathroom! Two, I’m on a strict diet of…nothing! Again, because I’d rather … Continue reading

All Other Jaded Nonsense

World Peace Is Possible…And Other Interesting Tidbits I Learned On A Cruise

Hi there, friends! Long time, no read. I sure have missed you all, but I certainly don’t intend to offer one of those tacky blogger apologies for “being away so long” or “getting too busy to post” or “leaving you all aching for more.” Ugh. Those are just cringe-worthy, aren’t they? I’m wise enough to … Continue reading

All Other Jaded Nonsense

Sooo…Remember When I Started This Blog Last Year By Saying Public Events Are Ruined By People Who Suck? You Do? Okay. Sooo…People Still Suck.

Hiya, everyone! Jump with me into a time machine, won’t you? Back when I started this blog in January 2013 and had only two followers (one of them being…well…me), I decided to launch with a four-part series. It was essentially a piece I had written pre-blog for friends, just broken up into more easily digestible … Continue reading