The Other McCain

"One should either write ruthlessly what one believes to be the truth, or else shut up." — Arthur Koestler

Dan Collins and His Son

Childhood Onset Schizophrenia — a condition rare enough that the doctor had never seen it. Guess somebody had to draw the short straw. Damn. Hard luck, Dan. Did I ever tell you about the time I went all-in with a full house, and the other guy turned over four of a kind? When I was talking to Cynthia […]

My Ill-Gotten Gains

“How he affords his Italian suits and his diamond-studded walking stick, his Ferraris, the enormous gems that glitter on his fingers, or the caviar, I will never know. Neither is it any of my business. I will never forget motoring up the cedar-lined drive to his manse overlooking the Shenandoah, and wondering how he could […]

Bob Belvedere Hates Trees While Being The Most Beautiful Man On The Planet

by Smitty I am nearly reduced to a weeping outburst of Smalley-ism: *sniff* Thank you *sniff* In better news, the Kindle version is actually perking now. I made what was a not unreasonable, yet wrong, assertion when it jumped me from to Kindle Direct Publish: that it new I was the author. As I […]

‘Cashiered Over Creative Differences’

Thus does Dan Collins explain his departure from Team Twitchy, saying that he “was let go for not grokking the comprehensive vision.” OK, it happens. Sometimes things don’t work out, and the fault is neither the employer’s nor the employee’s, but simply a mismatch or disagreement for which no one is really to blame. A free […]