Up in Smoke (Signals)

Up in Smoke (Signals)

Some people go to great lengths to make sure they’re not taken seriously. That’s sad because it’s really quite simple. If you want to ensure whatever you have to say is dismissed immediately and out of hand, all you have to say this: “We...
A Crush on You

A Crush on You

We decided to supersize the newest addition to the OCG pet family. The young fella sprawled across JoAnna’s lap is Crush, a 12-week-old Great Dane. Pledges to the OCG Pet Food Fund can be made by calling 1-800-GET-CHOW. Yikes!
A Stereotypically Clichéd Preconception

A Stereotypically Clichéd Preconception

Salem is perennially curious about the origins of shopworn shibboleths. Just the other day he was asking us if we knew how and why people so many people so readily assume cats love to play with balls of thread, twine, or yarn. He actually seemed a tad offended at the...
New Life for Old Media

New Life for Old Media

Hang on. It turns out rumors of print’s demise have been greatly exaggerated. In fact, this post, in the media research blog of the  International News Media Association (INMA), says the following, in part: While any advertising campaign should feature a healthy...
Chill Is as Chill Does

Chill Is as Chill Does

Of all our pets, Tar seems to take Pet Day Friday most seriously. Actually, he seems to take every Friday most seriously. He usually starts practicing on Wednesday night. He has a couple of pops, a couple of Snausages, and he goes to bed early. All day Thursday...
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