Sperm Donor for a Cosmic Paradox – Sample

The DNA test was a mistake. An email appeared in my inbox one Wednesday morning. I was at work with nothing to do. Facebook status updates, The Huffington Post, and The Onion didn’t seem to change much after I hit the refresh button for the seventh time, so when the email about tracing my geneticContinue reading “Sperm Donor for a Cosmic Paradox – Sample”

Desert during the Day of the Dead

The next morning Maria woke with a gasp. Her head pounded from drinking a bottle of wine all by herself. She scrambled off the couch and knocked her wine glass to the floor. She was lucky it didn’t shatter. It must have been sleeping on the couch with her. She must have finished the wineContinue reading “Desert during the Day of the Dead”

The Government Shutdown

     Day 1 – The government shut down today and unfortunately, I was still inside when it happened. My name was Russell and I was a low-level paperwork pusher. You’d figure in 2013, where you can pay for Starbucks with a smart phone, the government wouldn’t really need paperwork. Much less the sheer volumeContinue reading “The Government Shutdown”

Man Versus Masterpiece Theatre Free Ebook

I’d like to announce the official release of my third collection of humor essays: Man Versus Masterpiece Theatre. As a special treat for those of you that have been following Ideas That Won’t Change The World, I am giving the Ebook version away for free for the next five days (the free offer ends SundayContinue reading “Man Versus Masterpiece Theatre Free Ebook”