what bearded people know

A Giutkokwwabipimooacf(*) recently threw the following into her friend’s facebook newsfeeds: “I would love for someone with a beard to tell me things about the world that only bearded people could know.” Well, as it turns out, I have recently become bearded.  Proof:   So as One With A Beard, here’s what I know: 1. Obviously, if you grow a beard you will look older.  Why? Because babies don’t grow beards.  Because the most famous beard is on Santa Claus, and he’s older than dirt.  Because we most often see beards on homeless people and grandpas.  Because Brad Pitt did…

On the Oscars

You may or may not know that I’m a movie fiend.  I love to watch them, to talk about them, to read about them, to plan parties themed by them.  I also love to watch the Oscars, a love spurred on by my friend Lara who has actual videotapes of past years’ ceremonies which she occasionally rewatches for fun. This year I was lucky enough to be around streaming video and a speedy connection, thus I was able to see the Oscar Noms roll out. So, I have a lot of thoughts about them.  Please go check them out in…