On Taco Bell's Doritos Locos Tacos
In a commercial for Taco Bell’s Doritos Locos Tacos, people for whom the night will forever be young are shown, wind in hair, limbs lithe, smiling and joyous and free, not so much stopping, but pausing to smell the nacho cheese, while Twitter posts pop up to amplify the genius bit of scrumptious fusion that is this product. One of these Twitter posts boldly proclaims, “Like kissing a...
So there’s this real-life Denis Johnson character in my neighborhood now. He’s a short guy, late-thirties/early-forties, lean out of necessity, with a ruddy face and blonde mullet that gives him the look of a piece of discarded strawberry-banana Bubblicious. Until this morning he was always in the same royal-blue ensemble—baseball cap, t-shirt, jeans, even sweatbands. Today he...
Remember That Scene
Remember that scene in Aliens when Paul Reiser tries to downplay the aliens to Ripley and so Ripley grabs Paul Reiser by the lapels of his bureaucrat-on-company-outing ensemble and is all like, “Goddammit, Paul Reiser, this ain’t my first rodeo, you fuck!” and Paul Reiser sings, “Mad about you, mad about you / Lost in your eyes, reason aside / Mad about love, mad about...