In a moment of late night pregnant online shopping/nesting/love my opulent wife bought me a DNA test from the groovy people at 23andMe. I spit in a vile. I mailed it away. I waited. Subplot: I'm adopted. My parents never hid this from me. I've written about it in several places. HERE and HERE (page 8) for example. … Continue reading 23 and (adopted) Me
I performed this bit for Booty Goose's Weird Al Karaoke. It was a super fun night. As the title says, it is sung to the tune of 'Take it Easy' by the Eagles. It is called 'Aroused by Sneezes' (karaoke track found at the bottom): Well, I'm running down the road tryin' to loosen my … Continue reading Sung to the tune of ‘Take it Easy’
Having Ezra Levant write the prologue to a book that he basically published is like having your mother tell you how pretty you are.
Jill Pollock: Musician. Humourist. Jocular analog collagist.
I'v always been a fan of the natural world. From the simple harmony to the brash vastness, I consider it my place of worship. It is indifferent to me. I appreciate its honesty. Found near Varadero, Saturn Cave (Cueva de Saturno) is a marvel of feral splendour. Elizabeth, the Bean and I were lucky to spend some time in it with just a … Continue reading Saturn Cave, Cuba
The Unknown Studio is dead. Long live whatever other stuff Adam and Scott do. I wanted to get something done quickly for the Unknown Studio's final podcast. Having been a guest several times, I have a respect for both Adam and Scott's work. Plus, we've started a professional mini-putt team called Putt It In Me … Continue reading Unknown Studio no more
A documentary that Jason Ludwig and I made many moons ago. I was recently contacted by CBC's The Current about the piece. It looks like it may have new life breathed into it.
In the beginning there were dicks by mail. Then came the glitter bomb. Now, with Christmas around the corner, those jerks in your life can get their comeuppance: coal. “With the influx of ‘ship your enemy x’ businesses popping up left and right, I thought it would be really cool to do something different,” said NaughtyCoalBox.com … Continue reading Doing Santa’s Dirty Work
My life is pretty good. Even when it is bad, it is still pretty rad. Hark: You can still donate if you like, but, consider this post a receipt for goods rendered. As for the proper tax receipt, see the third question down on this page. As for the theme of this post, I'm going with … Continue reading Extra Life 2015