The Gentle News

Invalidating people's opinions and personal sentiments since 1981.

The Gentle News header image 4

Entries Tagged as 'Potpourri'

Happiness & Comedy: Oil & Water?

December 5th, 2011 · No Comments · Potpourri

The quest for wisdom & stoic joy can be detrimental to the quest for a career in comedy. The best comedy usually springs forth from discomfort or misery, and the more centered and peaceful one becomes, the less likely one is to even be irritated by the little things that serve as the genesis of […]

[Read more →]

Tags:

The Middle

November 30th, 2011 · No Comments · Potpourri

I find myself so completely in the middle of most political issues that I cannot even relate to most of my online friends and family. The hate, thinly veiled in cynical humor, thrown from afar (or, worse, from around the corner) at the Occupiers by my so-called conservative friends is downright depressing. But, I have […]

[Read more →]

Tags:

Oops

September 28th, 2011 · No Comments · Potpourri

OK, that didn’t work out 100%, but it’s a start. Why was my title all wonky? Why did I have to copy only the HTML text within the < body > tags? It seems to me that, unless there is a plugin for Scrivener that will take what I give it in Markdown, convert it […]

[Read more →]

Tags:

This Is The Title Of My Blog Post

September 28th, 2011 · No Comments · Potpourri

This Is The Title Of My Blog Post I’m going to post an entry on my blog. The temporal language might be confusing, since your reading this would seem to imply or require that this has already occurred. Don’t lose any sleep over it, since it doesn’t really matter. Here I am again, writing about […]

[Read more →]

Tags:

Saturday Night’s Alright

April 2nd, 2011 · No Comments · Daily, Potpourri

I am typing these words into Windows Notepad.exe on a PC that normally sits atop my spinet piano in case I feel the urge to query the nets for lyrics or chords to the song I am attempting to recall or create. Presumably, I will later copy them and paste them into some other bit […]

[Read more →]

Tags: