Dane Zeller? Oh, yeah.

To all my readers. You may use the following script whenever you think it would help. Scene: (A Starbucks Coffee Shop, A very crowded Panera Bread restaurant, In the audience of a poetry reading, or sitting in a baseball stadium watching a baseball game drone by.) Characters; You, played by “you”. Characters: Him, played by [...] Read more »

Financial Expert Reveals His Top Pick

One BananaTwo, One Monkey Typing’s resident financial guru, reluctantly gives investment advice. Managing editor, Dane Zeller, interviews One. Dane: Dr. BananaTwo, our readers are anxiously awaiting your advice for 2019. One: uh…so? Dane: So…what’s your best stock tip for 2019? One: How should I know? Dane: You’re the EXPERT! One: And Donald Trump is the [...] Read more »

Dane’s 2019 Progress Report

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Photo Highlights from Dane’s Camera

Our first grandson. In this photo, Rita is teaching Denny how to smile and shop. Years ago, I got a chance to go to see Jimi Hendrix, but I didn’t go. He died. So, when the Beach Boys came into town last month, I paid good money to take a picture of Brian Wilson. Great [...] Read more »

New Rules for Punctuation

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AT&T Technical Support: You break it, you pay for it.

My Directv receiver shut down last night. I got a diagnostic code, and the screen said to reboot the device. I did. Then it told me to call technical support. I did. She couldn’t reboot it. She said I would have to pay $20 to ship a new receiver, and then pay $8.95 per month [...] Read more »

DaNang, 1965

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A Letter to President Pzbiackiy

Dr. Paul Pzbiackiy President and Chairman of the Board Hawthorne University (the name of the university has been changed to protect the perpetrators.) Dear Dr. Pzbiackiy, Greetings from academia here at Hawthorne University. I trust you’ll interpret this letter as a hope for better education at our esteemed University, and not a basis for my [...] Read more »

Warning! Write a Novel in a Month, Month is Coming Up (Insidious Practice Alert #27)

November is coming up. The month has been designated NaNoWriMo, or National Novel Writing Month. Be alert. It means what it says. You join the group, you commit to writing a50,000 word novel in thirty days.  It is a project fraught with simple rules: 1. Any 50,000 words will do. (Now, they do require that [...] Read more »

Paying for Healthcare? Easy.

Step 1. Go to your state lawmakers. Step 2. Ask for an increase in sales taxes on carbohydrates. Step 3. Require grocery stores and restaurants to collect the tax and send to a little room in your state capital building. Step 4. Have doctors and residents sign up to use the fund. Step 5. Have [...] Read more »

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