Do we love the unexpected, or are we just crazy for crazy?

I want a man who’s kind and understanding. Is that too much to ask of a millionaire?” Zsa Zsa Gabor

“My boyfriend gives our dogs their own voices,” one woman wrote on Reddit’s Ask Women the other day, describing the antics of her boyfriend who appears to have way too…

The sad truth about politics and people in America.

Beware of false prophets, which comes to you in sheep’s clothing, but inwardly they’re ravening wolves.” Mathew 7:15

Donald Trump isn’t particularly worried about this election. He should be, but he isn’t. He’s done the job he set out to do. There were glitches, and people saying he was a…

Where else can you go when John Fogerty tells you to take a hike?

They’ve got everything for you men to enjoy…” The Village People (YMCA)

President Donald Trump doesn’t pay much attention to lyrics. His favourite song “Is That All There Is?” sung by Peggy Lee, describes watching a house burn down and turning to drink. Why does Trump like it? “It’s a…

Baste your bird, don’t debase it, for crying out loud.

My cooking was so bad, my kids thought Thanksgiving was to commemorate Pearl Harbor.” Phyllis Diller

As history describes it, turkeys were first introduced to the Thanksgiving dinner table way back in the early 1600s. No record explains exactly why the Pilgrims chose turkey for this historic feast. They weren’t…

Talking is what we know and what makes us feel safe.

Everybody’s talking at once in a hypnotic, hyper din: the cocktail party from hell.” Maureen Dowd

“Reading is 4 chumps, brotha,” Mew16 wrote on reddit, an opinion shared by many in the discussion group — and not just brothas. …

A love story by Robert Cormack

Love is the ultimate expression of the will to live.” Tom Wolfe

They shared a small office, him facing one way, her another. Nobody knew why they were put together, other than nobody else at the agency wanted to work with them. Ivan was a South African mercenary turned art…

You have to be a synesthete to know (which most of us aren’t).

Bad taste creates more millionaires than good taste.” Charles Bukowski

Did you know some people can taste words? I say “some” because I’m not one of them. My tastebuds couldn’t tell a word from a wombat. …

Is it going to make sense if we’re all barking mad?

You can’t be a real country unless you have a beer and an airline.” Frank Zappa

As the world deals with pandemics, hurricanes, floods, riots, and political upheaval, we’re told the world must embrace a “new normal.”

That’s all well and good if you’re normal. But what if you’re not?

Or how to turn your size into sighs.

Women need a reason to have sex. Men just need a place.” Billy Crystal

Writers are people, too, and like most people, we’re just as capable of flubbing sex as anyone else. In fact, it’s possible we’re bigger flubbers than most.

As Winston Churchill once said, “We are masters of…

Some crazy historical facts about pandemics you should read before visiting your babies this Thanksgiving.

This is one time when I need to be hermetically sealed.” Howie Mandel

Historically, we’ve done some pretty crazy things during plagues and pandemics. Back in the Middle Ages, just saying “plague” caused entire cities to rush home and lock their doors.

Say “pandemic” today and everyone runs to Walmart…

Robert Cormack

I did a poor imitation of Don Draper for 40 years before writing my first novel. I'm currently in the final stages of a children's book. Lucky me.

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