“You Oughta Know” Original: I want you to know, that I am happy for you I wish nothing but the best for you both An older version of me Is she perverted like me? Would she go down on you in a theater? Does she speak eloquently And would she have your baby? I'm sure … Continue reading Google Translate Poetry: “You Oughta Know”
“Penny Lane” Original: Penny Lane there is a barber showing photographs Of every head he's had the pleasure to know And all the people that come and go Stop and say "Hello" On the corner is a banker with a motorcar, And little children laugh at him behind his back And the banker never wears … Continue reading Google Translate Poetry: Penny Lane
I think it's safe to say that, right now, public discourse isn't at its loftiest point in our history. Up until last week, I told myself that things could certainly be worse, saying "Hey, no one's taken a stick to a colleague on the Senate floor while a compatriot pulled a pistol to keep everyone … Continue reading The Tone Police
In this second entry of “You Really Ought to Read it First”, we’re going to talk about the Bible in general. There are a lot of people who, in spite of all the truly weird stuff that's in it, believe the Bible is literally true. Like every word of it. Understand when I say … Continue reading You Really Ought to Read it First: The Bible is Literally True?
As you may have noticed over the last few days, it’s been rather difficult to turn on a news program without hearing about the White House’s latest policy debacle, the separation of families attempting to cross our southern border. This was a fairly big story before, but it really came to dominate the headlines last … Continue reading Family Matters
Well, my friends, I had another birthday this week. And, as the title of this missive indicates, this one marks 57 years on the planet. My father taught me from a very young age that I had a responsibility to give back to my community and in an effort to do just that, every year … Continue reading What I’ve Learned in 57 Years
Original: Well we're movin on up, to the east side. To a deluxe apartment in the sky. Movin on up to the east side. We finally got a piece of the pie. Fish don't fry in the kitchen; Beans don't burn on the grill. Took a whole lotta tryin' just to get up that … Continue reading Google Translate: The Jeffersons Theme