Category: Lowest Common Denominator

Nurse Peggy: not impressed by fancy accents. #BritishLife

* * * ________ Jonathan Kieran’s (as-yet-untitled) new novel is slated for release in late Spring 2014. Look for news about the release here and at Amazon.com in the coming weeks and months. Jonathan is also the author of the classically appointed Rowan Blaize series of modern fairy-tales and novels. Visit Jonathan Kieran’s Official Facebook Page and give it a “Like,” if you are … Read More Nurse Peggy: not impressed by fancy accents. #BritishLife

Don’t let the crocodile tears fool you. Little Karen plotted Frosty’s demise. #holidaycheer

I confess to undergoing a somewhat disturbing phase in my youth–one in which I imagined utterly cheerless “alternative plots” and dark, warped endings to various beloved Christmas cartoons (particularly ones featuring cherubic little girls who were really snow-murderesses in disguise). I’m getting the help I need, but admit to being thrilled when Frosty first met his Rankin & Bass doom. Frosty was such a … Read More Don’t let the crocodile tears fool you. Little Karen plotted Frosty’s demise. #holidaycheer

Hate when the Mormon lady critiques my selections at the movie-rental counter! #awkward

I can only imagine what the DVD/Video purveyor thinks of me when I barge into our tiny, local Mom & Pop shop on occasion and, after half an hour of milling-around and scrutinizing titles, end-up selecting a heap of the most disparate films imaginable to pile on the countertop. That’s how I roll, when it comes to film. Maybe (make that “Likely”) it’s just … Read More Hate when the Mormon lady critiques my selections at the movie-rental counter! #awkward

Gentlemen, Start Your … er … fill your glasses. #holidaybooze

For the lovely lovely darling souls who actually follow the HazMat I do indeed want to note a couple of things: 1. I am deep in the entrails of completing a new novel, so this is why I am whittling things down to tart little Downton Abbey photos with the poor Dowager Countess (yeah, right … “poor”) being made to say all sorts of … Read More Gentlemen, Start Your … er … fill your glasses. #holidaybooze

Don’t worry, fellow #doglovers: Doris Day & Betty White have been alerted and they are ON IT!

POP HAZMAT HEADLINE DU JOUR: Activists Target Dog-Meat Festival in China by JONATHAN KIERAN CULTURAL TOXICITY QUOTIENT: 10 (Can’t the Chinese just go back to eating rodents, like normal people? Can’t they lick each other’s eyeballs and call it a day?) RUDIMENTARY ANALYSIS: Behold another reason I have never had the slightest attraction to (or interest in) anything related to Chinese culture beyond, well, … Read More Don’t worry, fellow #doglovers: Doris Day & Betty White have been alerted and they are ON IT!

Pop HazMat Headline du Jour: Ashton Kutcher Says Twitter is Really Messed Up

GOODREADS MEMBERS Click Here for a Chance to Win a Giveaway Copy of Rowan Blaize and the Hand of Djin Rummy by Jonathan Kieran. The Contest runs until June 10! Watch the Rowan Blaize Book Trailer HERE. _______________________ HAZMAT HEADLINE DU JOUR: Ashton Kutcher Says Twitter is Really Messed Up by Jonathan Kieran CULTURAL TOXICITY QUOTIENT: 6 (OR: approximately the toxic equivalent of every … Read More Pop HazMat Headline du Jour: Ashton Kutcher Says Twitter is Really Messed Up

POP HAZMAT HEADLINE du JOUR: “TAN MOM” Releases Music Video. Asteroid Approaches Earth in Nick of Time.

GOODREADS MEMBERS Click Here for a Chance to Win a Giveaway Copy of Rowan Blaize and the Hand of Djin Rummy by Jonathan Kieran. The Contest runs until June 10! Watch the Rowan Blaize Book Trailer HERE. ______________________________ HAZMAT HEADLINE DU JOUR: “TAN MOM” Releases Music Video. Asteroid Approaches Earth in Nick of Time. Posted by JONATHAN KIERAN CULTURAL TOXICITY QUOTIENT: NOT EVEN QUANTIFIABLE … Read More POP HAZMAT HEADLINE du JOUR: “TAN MOM” Releases Music Video. Asteroid Approaches Earth in Nick of Time.