Maine politician makes stuff up. Stephen King gets pissed. What happens next will blow your mind.

As if the six month winter of Snowmageddon wasn't enough, now us Mainers have something else to bitch about. Our resident prolific bullshit artist, Governor Paul LePage, made national headlines last week by waging a battle of wits with our resident prolific horror writer, Stephen King. When I say wits I'm only talking about one man. You …

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What the? Wednesday

There is nothing more entertaining than watching your kid attempt a magic trick. My 7-year-old daughter is obsessed with David Blaine. She repeatedly watches his video "Trapped Inside The Ice Cube of Death!" on YouTube.  She's convinced she'll be a magician someday. This morning she runs up to me and yells, "Hey Mom! I can do magic tricks! I'll …

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Le Clown Visits Maine…and Never Leaves

Le Clown, author of the hugely popular and super-duper magical blog, A Clown on Fire, recently asked if he could drop by my fair state for a quick visit -- maybe chow down on a few hot-buttered lobster rolls or share a shot of blueberry maple syrup. Naturally, I jumped at the chance. A clown? In Stephen King's home …

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Yes. Maine is pretty darned nifty. I guess. Sure.

Recently, after endless months of intense brainstorming, some marketing genius came up with a new slogan for our beautiful city of Portland, Maine: Yes. Life's good here.™ Yes. That's the slogan. It was all over the local news. Some people (businesses) loved it. Many people (the rest of us Mainers) hated it. A huge part of successful marketing is coming up with clever branding; a way to …

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