East bound and down: Day 11
I'm driving through the New Mexican dessert doing 85 right now so I'm going to keep this short. Plus I am painfully sober. I got...
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East bound and down: Day 10.
The past two weeks have been a blur. Losing her was hard enough but having to come back on the road like this was something...
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East bound and down: Day 9
What is happiness? Taxes just hit and yet it doesn't mean shit to me. I can get on this scooter and go anywhere I want...
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East bound and down :Day 8
I've still got it. Fuck me I don't understand it but despite the circumstances and the fact that I passed out with my boots on,...
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East bound and down: Day 7
I need to cut off all ties with her, unfriend her, stop texting her etc. I know this, I know she's the last person I...
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East bound and down: Day 6
Oakland comes off as a lot rougher than it is.It's a living art gallery, a living reflection of the people. It's both disgusting and yet...
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The Kitchen

This my friends, is where the magic happens and life feeds life. Below you find some useful resources for both amateurs cooks and seasoned Chefs. 

The Methods to the Madness

Before you start cooking, you need to know what cooking is. 

The Basics

If you’ve never cooked anything but cereal, please take the time to read these articles

Ingredients

The more you know about what you’re working with the easier it is to play 

Breakfast

Most people eat this everyday so I had to include it. 

Sides 

There are a lot of fun things to play with in this section.

Sauces 

The sauce can really tie the meal together, like a good rug in the living room.

Main Meal

This used to be the reason for the entire day and now no-one wants to cook at home. Lets fix that. 

Munchies

Because most of you reading this are high

The right to refuse….
The right to refuse….
One of the more recent trends in the industry is banning small children. This, predictably has caused quite a bit of uproar with owners saying...
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A cynical rational to regulations
A cynical rational to regulations
Just recently I did a poll asking people if they trusted restaurants to “self regulate” their own businesses or if they would rather have an...
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How to get a job in a Kitchen
How to get a job in a Kitchen
    In regards to the restaurant business, I’m a total slut. I’ve been working in Kitchens for 27 years this summer and taking it “seriously”...
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The Pros and Cons of Seasonal work (updated for 2020)
The Pros and Cons of Seasonal work (updated for 2020)
Ed note: When I first published this article on seasonal work five or six years ago, a lot of people said that, since it had...
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Hauntings at the Red Maple Inn
Hauntings at the Red Maple Inn
Yes, this is a total attempt to gain readership by capitalizing on this for the holiday season.  That being said, most of you long time...
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The art of the Verble Lashing
The art of the Verble Lashing
Okay, so some of you think that after the last article that I’ve gone soft. No no no, the claws are still sharp and ready...
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A notice about giving notice
A notice about giving notice
Ending things is never easy so here's how to keep it cool
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Titles don’t mean shit
Titles don’t mean shit
If you get butt hurt by the following, you’re the exact person who needs to hear this. I hate to break it to you kids...
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Other Musings

I like to write and I tend to write about some pretty broad ranging subjects but since you fine folks seem to dig it…..

Local…

And other misleading terms 

The Do’s and Don’t….

Of the Booty call

You don’t own a life

A note about pets

How goat cheese

Opened my eyes….

Cook like you Fuck

Explained

Dating and Job Hunting 

The interview questions 

Attention Vegans 

The militant 2% are making the rest of you guys look bad 

If you’re not willing to kill it

You don’t deserve to eat it 

Why I don’t

give a fuck about awards….

How getting (back) into Kink

Made me a better man 

Main

Swag Shop

We will be adding a lot more stuff very soon but until then, you can get the book and the first T-shirt on the links below. 

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