Yes, mother

Life changed for us, after I became a zombie.

Mom tries to treat me the same, but— There’s really nothing I can do about the stench, for example. That’s just an unavoidable by-product of being undead.

Once pieces began falling off of me, she did her best to keep the loose bits re-animated. That cost her a lot more of her stash of precious zombie dust, as you can imagine. It always irritated her, whenever we went shopping and little bits of me kept struggling to catch up.

“Could you please pick up your feet when you walk?”

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“And stop snapping your gums.”


Death Before Disco

I believe that the Disco Demolition was a religiously significant event.

Disco was a national embarrassment, by the time Steve Dahl buried it for good. Driven by television personalities, Disco had reached the limit of what the music could do, and what local television personalities could promote it to be.

Eventually Comiskey Park had to suffer from the cultural sins of the 70s media excesses. But what happened that day in 1979 was effectively the first flash mob in U.S. history.

I believe in miracles.

Steve happened along at the precisely perfect moment in history to bury this crap forever. And that was a miracle.


The Brothers Gibb blamed Steve Dahl for ending the Bee Gees careers.

Thanks, Steve!

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End of the Party

Describe a memory or encounter in which you considered your faith, religion, spirituality — or lack of — for the first time.