The Vag Gadge--Getting Personal with an FUD

I can't believe the things people come up with. Recently, after my rant about Period Panteez, a friend of mine tossed a gem my way. The Female Urination Device (FUD, yes FUD) or STP (stand-to-pee device, no I'm not making this shit up) offers ladies the ability to stand while peeing, or to piss like a guy.

How To Have A Happy 1980's 4th of July

For those of us who grew up in the 1980’s the 4th of July was the event of the summer. This year show your family what the best summer holiday was like back in the day.

If Stephen King Wrote Children's Books...They'd Still Be Scary as Hell!

Growing up in the 80's, I read every Stephen King book that I could get my hands on. I loved the magic of The Green Mile and the frightening premise of Thinner. And when in 2009, King released another monster-sized novel called, Under the Dome, I was thrilled. I read the book and, several years later, watched every episode of the show. But lately, as a mother with children, I moved away from King's scary books. As I was pulled into the world of child-friendly stories, I found myself wondering what life would have been like if Stephen King had written children's books.

Here I try to imagine what that would have looked like. Even when writing for kids, King's tales would remain macabre. After all, he is the master of horror...

Netflix Killed the Video Store

Netflix, I love you. I really, really do but--you killed the video store. And as I sit here with a glass of wine and a high-calorie snack, putting on another episode of my latest 'it' show, I can't help but remember how much I loved the video store. First, the mom and pop shop down the street. The one where I rented every slasher film--the good, the bad and the horrible--with forged parental notes. The one where I spent hours searching through movies filled with worlds so different from my own.  Okay, maybe not hours because usually the owner would kick us out after about twenty minutes. I loved that place, even the cantankerous owner and his equally grumpy wife. 

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