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Movie Review: Alfred Hitchcock's Dial M For Murder by Dave Riley
All through it I wondered if Ray Milland somehow knew that a little less than two decades later he'd co-star with Rosie ...
November 29, 2008
 
Movie Review: Alfred Hitchcock's The Man Who Knew Too Much by Dave Riley
Y'know that part at the beginning where that girl cradling the dog absent-mindedly lets it escape her clutches and it ru...
August 31, 2008
 
Profiles in Humor by Dave Riley
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May 31, 2008
 
La Rainbow Mort by Dave Riley
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May 14, 2008
 
Profiles In Humor by Dave Riley
"Haw haw haw" is always funnier than "ha ha ha," believe you me....
April 30, 2008
 
Profiles in Humor by Dave Riley
Ever notice how, when you say or write o' rather than of, hilarity ensues? Well, it does. ...
March 31, 2008
 
Interns by Dave Riley
Recently I transferred my website to a different host. I wasted the better part of a day performing tedious secretarial ...
October 14, 2007
 
My Kitty by Dave Riley
Takin' that Silverbird to the great big city With nothing but my dreams and my favorite pair of jeans But I won't le...
July 15, 2007
 
Nature Canticle 1 by Dave Riley
Ah, hail sweet relief! Warm amber tension flows free Knees buckle, breathe sigh...
April 02, 2007
 
Support Forums by Dave Riley
Every now and then an uncooperative computer application forces me to visit a support forum, which bolsters my misanthro...
January 13, 2007
 
Cheese Sandwiches by Dave Riley
You know that old Kraft TV commercial* with the white-haired grandpa who eats a piece of cheese, then gets all misty-eye...
December 02, 2006
 
Reformism Is For Wussies by Dave Riley
Reformism is for simple-minded wussies. I used to espouse the notion of changing the system from within—there were copio...
November 05, 2006
 
Parenting by Dave Riley
Little brother asks, "Oh mommy, is there a god?" She will lie to him....
October 01, 2006
 
This really sucked... by Dave Riley
This really sucked so you didn't want to read it anyway. Trust me on this. —Dave Riley...
September 20, 2006
 
In Praise of Youth by Dave Riley
Married? That's too bad. Children? Oh my, what a shame. Well, see ya later!...
September 05, 2006
 
Make Mine a Chocolate Eclair by Dave Riley
The jangling of the bells on the ice cream truck proved one of the precious few things in life on which you could depend...
August 22, 2006
 
Shame-O Episode 15 by Dave Riley
Roy skipped out of the family room clutching his package. He whined, “It’s the comohshul an’ I gotta pee-pee.” For th...
July 06, 2006
 
Shame-O Episode 14 by Dave Riley
Mrs. Bailey demonstrated awkward nonchalance and continued: “Fr. O’Bannion and I think you should try to act more like J...
June 14, 2006
 
Crap-ass Home Digital Recordings by Dave Riley
It's been said that artists wallow in their own feces. Then hardcore technocrats wallow in the feces of others. A well-d...
May 11, 2006
 
Shame-O Episode 13 by Dave Riley
Sister Mary Esther turned, faced the children, and raised her hands, poised to conduct the children, above her head. She...
May 09, 2006
 
Shame-O Episode 12 by Dave Riley
“Lemmee tell you something Kitty.” Kitty giggled and leaned forward. Mr. Bailey also giggled as he indicated Mrs. ...
April 24, 2006
 
Makes Boys Manly Men by Dave Riley
The hazy rays of the intense sun targeted the lawn chair into which Tony Poda had wedged his fat ass. It parboiled his e...
April 20, 2006
 
Shame-O Episode 11 by Dave Riley
He fumbled with the adult-sized handset as he used his five-year-old hand to lift it from the cradle. Then he reached wi...
April 09, 2006
 
Shame-O Episode 10 by Dave Riley
“He’s always embarrassing me! He’s so immature! He’s just jealous ‘cause I’m practically a grown-up, that’s all.”...
March 22, 2006
 
One Born Every Minute by Dave Riley
In urban art-damaged neighborhoods/communities, barely talented dimwits devoid of basic social skills who don't bother t...
March 02, 2006
 
Shame-O Episode 9 by Dave Riley
The spot advertising the Ploughboys on the Shorty Harris Show must have been in last-minute heavy rotation. Roy h...
February 16, 2006
 
Shame-O Episode 8 by Dave Riley
Mrs. Bailey continued, “Well it was so obvious. Can you just imagine? That—God bless me—harlot winked at you!” This p...
January 28, 2006
 
Shame-O Episode 7 by Dave Riley
Mrs. Bailey sounded detached after the excitement. “Oh him. He stumbled out front and is getting sick on the lawn...
January 05, 2006
 
Shame-O Episode 6 by Dave Riley
“Oh a group of them just passed on their way from the bar out to the parking lot. They were playing ‘Zip-A-Dee-Do-Dah’ o...
December 17, 2005
 
Shame-O Episode 5 by Dave Riley
Roy still giggled as he bent over and pressed STOP. He examined Janie’s face hoping to find approval. Instead he found t...
December 02, 2005
 
Shame-O Episode 4 by Dave Riley
"What does this Shame-O guy do anyway?" She displayed the awe of a child describing a magic trick as she explained, "...
November 19, 2005
 
Shame-O Episode 3 by Dave Riley
Jim Bailey turned up in the family room futzing with his tie knot and grumbling something about being under-appreciated ...
November 02, 2005
 
Shame-O Episode 2 by Dave Riley
Roy said and did nothing to annoy Emily while Patty's scheme almost succeeded but fizzled out when a nosy classmate got ...
October 12, 2005
 
Shame-O Episode 1 by Dave Riley
Fran Bailey used both hands to fasten her right earring while she hurriedly descended the carpeted stairs of the Bailey'...
October 01, 2005
 
Grandpa Bowser and Tiny Little Rosie by Dave Riley
Grandpa Bowser grasped Tiny Little Rosie's hand as they strolled down the street. He towered over the small girl and had...
September 18, 2005