.Sven Davis

August 12, 2014

Say Uncle

Five types of kids, and how to be their best friend Personally, I’ve never aspired to be a parent. But I...
June 10, 2014

The End is Coming

In which our writer gets his affairs in order, so you don’t have to. Oh, wait, actually you still do. Sorry. But what he discovered can help you get dying right the first time.
December 29, 2011

Santa’s Performance Review

Editor’s Note: The following article was birthed thanks, in part, to the fearless efforts of “private, secret and classified media” from anonymous"whistleblowers”—otherwise known as...
November 8, 2011

Four Eyes. Possibly More.

When they told me I needed glasses, I did what most 11-year-olds do. I plea bargained. “How about a monocle?” “You need both eyes...
October 18, 2011

Carpe Diem. Tomorrow.

Time is a flirt, the little bitch. Time says, “I’ll always be here for you.” And you come to believe it, and get used...
June 15, 2011

The World On My Back

Camping and backpacking - and back again. Our adventurous scribe unveils all—just in time for summerI’m writing this from inside my tent. I managed...
June 7, 2011

The Next Big Thing

I finally got around to sorting through a box of old electronics in my garage. Maybe you have one too, a purgatory for devices...
May 10, 2011

A Town With No Pity

This past winter was a big one for the flu; lots of people seemed to get hit who are usually resistant, including me. Fever,...