Merry Christmas!

For to us a child is born, to us a son is given; and the government shall be upon his shoulder, and he is called Wonderful Counselor, Mighty God, Everlasting Father, Prince of Peace. -Isaiah 9:6 (ESV)

Announcing: Elbee Elgee

I’m excited to announce the first public release of my oft-delayed theme, Elbee Elgee. It’s available right now over at its page on WordPress.org. I’ve been working on this for the better part of the last few years, picking at…

Pre-K Jargon File

About a year ago, my wife and I were in the midst of watching the classic Stephen Fry/Hugh Laurie-helmed Jeeves and Wooster and we were allowing our kids to watch it along with us. We had been watching episodes each…

“Never So Big”

David Byrne + Fatboy Slim + the story of Imelda Marcos’ nanny & Marcos herself(!) = stunningly awesome. Seriously check out all of Here Lies Love, Byrne and Fatboy’s collaboration/concept album.

“Perform This Way”

Weird Al’s initial stab at a title track for his new album met with resistance from the original “artist”. Or, as @badbanana put it, “The song Lady Gaga didn’t want you to hear[.]”. Glorious. UPDATE: Here’s Weird Al’s side of…