“I believe the knowledge of the rules of living in our society makes us more comfortable…[although] some of the rudest and most objectionable people I have ever known have been technically the most correct.” Amy Vanderbilt 1952
The Ray’s Tap Reading Series is coming back on September 8th at the Prop Thtr at 8 PM
The show will include performances by Matt Test, Dave Snyder, Mason Johnson, Samantha Irby, Barrie Cole, Vickie Walden, Margaret Chapman, Chris Bower, Daniel Shapiro and feature the music of Tijuana Hercules.
The show will be 15 bucks or pay what you can so come and pay nothing if you have nothing.
More details and a new Susie Kirkwood poster coming soon!
Grandma used to work but not for money.
She used to help take people’s blood over at the Catholic Hospital. She came over to our house one day after work, her white blouse splattered in blood, and from her I learned that even volunteers can be fired.
This is a tiny story from a yet unpublished book called, Family Dogs.
Dad invented a baseball bat that could swing itself. There was a hinge near the bottom of the bat that was voice activated, and as the ball approached all you had to do was yell, “Swing” and it swung.
Despite the genius of it all, it wasn’t really any fun.
But when we humored him he knew it so he stashed it away inside his “mistake box” filled with other mistakes like the fake bush you could fit over real fire hydrants that was partially responsible along with me, a lighter and a gas soaked effigy of a girl I liked but didn’t like me, that burned our first house triumphantly to the ground.