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Is This Thing Still On???

Hello?  Hello??? Is this thing still on?  Can anyone hear me? How’s it going, Modern Philosophers?  Have you missed me?  Sorry to suddenly disappear from the blogosphere without warning, but life happened. There’s just been so much going on in … Continue reading

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Writing In My Sleep

I thought I would use of all this stay at home time to develop a very particular set of skills, Modern Philosophers. No, I do not intend to learn how to track down terrorists who kidnap my daughter, but I … Continue reading

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Has Anyone Seen My Formal Sweatpants?

I know someone, Modern Philosophers, who once explained to me that he always wears a suit to work because he dresses for the job he wants. Apparently, I really want to be a writer (or maybe an eccentric recluse), because … Continue reading

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I Made A Perfect Phone Call

I’ve been watching the news a lot lately, Modern Philosophers. And by “watching the news”, I mean getting my daily dose of what’s going on in the world from the late night monologues of Stephen Colbert and Seth Meyers. I … Continue reading

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Jokes Not Ready For Late Night (Holiday Edition)

Christmas is almost here, Modern Philosophers!  Holiday specials are showing up on every channel, and last night, The Nite Show with Danny Cashman aired its Christmas episode. I write monologue jokes for the show, and every taping, I turn in … Continue reading

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The Shortest Day of the Year

Happy Winter Solstice, Modern Philosophers! The shortest day of the year is upon us, which means things are only going to look up from here.  We’re also on Day 82 of the 182 Days of Terror, aka Winter in Maine, … Continue reading

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Writers Inspiring Writers

One of my favorite things about blogging, Modern Philosophers, is interacting with you.  I love when you comment on my posts, and we get to have a little conversation. There’s nothing quite like instant feedback to my writing. What I … Continue reading

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Jokes Not Worthy Of Late Night

Happy Sunday, Modern Philosophers! A new episode of The Nite Show with Danny Cashman aired last night, which means some of my monologue jokes made it onto your television. The truth is, I write dozens of jokes for every show, … Continue reading

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The Leaves Might Change…

The leaves might change, but the runs remain the same… I added that philosophical gem to the photo on the left, when I posted it on Facebook the other morning, Modern Philosophers. I took the picture during my run.  It … Continue reading

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Character Actors

Since I live alone, I’m always scared half to death whenever a voice addresses me at a time when I should be the only one at The House on the Hill. “I was wondering if you had a second to … Continue reading

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