Dear [NAME OF COMPANY] HR Person Who Has To Read Whatever This Is…

First of all, bless ya. Seriously.

Look — I heard it was bad form to start a cover letter with “to whom it may concern,” or any of that formal-but-cold business speak. For a while, I considered…


Well, here we are…

America, we are knee-deep into primary season, with about seven months to go before the general election. Here is what I know for sure:

1) A certain number of people are going to vote for Trump no matter what.

2) A certain number of people are going to vote AGAINST…


This freaky-ass cookie jar is gonna be important in a second. I promise.

I mean, you know how this is going to play out. We all know, deep down, in our heart of hearts, how this is going to play out. In fact, the only reason I’m bothering to write this down is so I can point to this essay and say “I…


Colin Kaepernick became a household name this year when he staged a one-man protest against police brutality and racism by refusing to stand up for the National Anthem. Soon, other players joined him in taking a knee— not just his teammates on the San Fransisco 49ers, but players across the…


I’m going to say two nice things about John McCain right now. (Consider this a content warning. No, I didn’t vote for him.)

1) The thing the Senate voted on a couple of days ago — you know, that thing McCain voted “yea” on — was, essentially, a vote on…

Andy Xyzzy

Person who writes things. Sometimes I record things, too.

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