Why The Fourth of July is Awesome.

It’s that time of year folks, where off in the distance you hear the star-spangled banner get bungled by your drunken neighbor, and the kids shoot roman candles from their butts, yes it’s almost the Fourth of July once again.  Also known as Independence Day (as well as White People Wasted with Fireworks Day), this time…

Should I Stay or Should I Go? The Stay-cation.

A poll on ABC news in 2011 revealed that 55% of Americans would not be taking a vacation that summer.  What does this mean?  It means we’re broke!  It means gasoline is too expensive to drive anywhere, and in the post 9/11 world it’s just too big of a bitch to get on and off an…

Good Grill Hunting

My calendar tells me that it is not yet technically summer, but c’mon, it’s summer. Summertime means a lot of things to me: sandals and sunburn, getting a heat stroke at the beach, burning myself with fireworks on at least two or three occasions, endless mosquito bites and tons of aloe vera, and honestly, I love it…