Why Don’t You Chew on it First?

I released a podcast. That’s pretty cool. Even if only 7 people listened so far. Folks have a lot to say. I think mostly because everyone thinks they can do something better than you. But, really, it’s not about doing it better. It’s about doing it, period. You can’t be funnier than me if you’veContinue reading “Why Don’t You Chew on it First?”

Just laugh, asshole.

In my conversations with the boys, particularly the enlisted Marines, I remember the importance of humor. My instincts, when I was being pummeled by the big green weenie, told me to bitch my to peers, my dad (a former Marine) or, at the time, my ex-wife. I’ve been asking the guys to describe the biggestContinue reading “Just laugh, asshole.”

You Bastards!

In 2014, I left the Marine Corps as a bitter, angry rifle company executive officer. A First Lieutenant, whoop-di-friggin-doo. Arrogantly, I held myself in a very high regard. Why? Your guess is as good as mine. I was peacetime Marine. A one-pump chump. An amphibious veteran with only a few moments of actual operational excitementContinue reading “You Bastards!”