Tag Archives: J.K. Rowling

Entry 661: Totally Trumpian

The headline read: “Trump’s budget to include draconian cuts in major area.” I hate click bait headlines. They make me feel manipulated. In this case, I simply refused to click through for the answer to the obvious question: “Is there … Continue reading

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Entry 659: Harry Potter and the Purloined Prequel

In 2008, in a demonstration of the fact that she could virtually print money whenever she wanted to, Harry Potter author J.K. Rowling jotted down about 800 words on a card and sold it for over $32,000. By way of … Continue reading

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Entry 600: Happy Allhallowtide

Well today is Halloween. You probably know that “Halloween” is short for “All Hallow’s Eve.” But have you ever wondered “eve of what?” I mean, Christmas Eve is the night before Christmas. So what is All Hallow’s Eve the night … Continue reading

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Entry 477: But What Were Harry Potter’s SAT Scores?

Boy, am I pissed! We paid $40,000 a year to send our daughter Casey to the Rhode Island School of Design when it turns out we could have sent her to Hogwarts for free! This was revealed recently when J.K. Rowling … Continue reading

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Entry 141: For Display Purposes Only

Well, here’s a startling new home trend: people are now wanting libraries in their domiciles. You might think this is counter-intuitive, being that reading these days increasingly does not involve printed matter. But that shows what you know. According to … Continue reading

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