All The Good Stories Suck

August 2, 2010

All the good stories suck because they’re real, because they reflect life; and in real life, the hero often dies, the guy often doesn’t get the girl, and love remains unrequited.

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How To Use A Semicolon

February 10, 2010

via theoatmeal.com What can I say? I was an English Major. Posted via web from David Erickson’s Posterous

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Literary Video Games – My Brilliant Idea

March 8, 2008

I want video games that go beyond the first person shooter by exploring literary themes. It’s time video games aspired to be more than mere entertainment. Here’s my idea for a video game that would.

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Sports Writers Who Don’t Play Sports

December 18, 2007

I can only assume that Star Tribune sports columnist Jim Souhan does not play football or perhaps any sport because he clearly doesn’t understand how a leg cramp feels.

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When Did The Metrodome Become British?

December 20, 2005

Since when did the Metrodome lose it’s “the”?

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Katherine Kersten – Minnesota’s Worst Writer?

September 22, 2005

Kersten was obviously a public relations hire because it’s patently obvious she’s not expected to meet many journalistic standards.

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How To Be Patrick Reusse

August 12, 2005

First of all, harumph a lot. If you’re writing about the Vikings, be sure to take a shot at 1) Randy Moss, preferably by calling into question his sanity and/or maturity, 2) sports talk radio listeners/callers by calling the whiners, and 3) the Culpepper-bashers because, what? there’s some risk of Daunte not being recognized as…

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