Not So Goodburger

Not So Goodburger

31

Aug

2017

Recently, I was listening to the latest episode of Hold My Order, Terrible Dresser, one of my all-time favorite podcasts.  Although the week's guests were not familiar to me, I was delighted, as both a drunk and a huge RPG nerd, to learn that one of them manages a pub in Vancouver where you can order a burger complete wit ...
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Tom Block: Not Dark Yet

Tom Block:  Not Dark Yet

12

Jul

2016

My friend Tom Block  is in serious trouble and needs our help.Let me tell you about Tom. He’s smart , funny , a great storyteller , a terrific writer , and a critic of unusual insight . He’s lived a life  many of us would love to lead.Most recently he took a two-year road trip around America, during which he kept u ...
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Merry Christmas!

Merry Christmas!

20

Dec

2015

Hi, loyal readers!LP dot com will be taking the next week to celebrate Christmas with loved ones.  I hope you have a chance to do the same.If you celebrate Christmas in a religious way, may Baby Jesus smile on you and yours.If you celebrate it in a traditional way, here's warm feelings for you and your family and loved one ...
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Thanks

Thanks

26

Nov

2015

Thanksgiving posts may not be obligatory – believe me, I’d much rather be getting drunk and cooking, and I don’t think anyone in the world would care if I did – but giving thanks, especially if you’ve been as lucky as I am, is mandatory. So, as 2015 starts to fade and a bright new year holds out its promise, here ...
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Pledge Drive 2015

Pledge Drive 2015

3

Feb

2015

Hi there!  If you're reading this site, that means you enjoy the writing you find here on a regular basis. Or you got here by accident.  Or you're a hate-reader.  Whatever the case, it's wonderful to have you, and I'd like to take a moment to ask you to support this site via Patreon.What's Patreon, and how does it help s ...
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Patrón of the Arts

Patrón of the Arts

27

Jan

2015

Hello, dearest readers of Leonard Pierce dot com:Perhaps you thought I was deceased.  Perhaps you thought that this blog was as dead as Jacob Marley, as passé as Bob Marley, as irrelevant as Marley Marl.  Nothing could be further from the truth.I, Leonard Pierce, for whom Leonard Pierce dot com was presumably named, have ...
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Fortunately Gone

Fortunately Gone

29

Jun

2014

This site has momentarily suspended its provision of content.  Perhaps new material is being prepared.  Perhaps its proprietor has died.  Or perhaps a third thing.  By all means, keep checking back, see where it gets you. ...
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The Body Apolitic

The Body Apolitic

5

Mar

2014

The question came over a week ago, from one of my oldest friends:  why don't you write about politics anymore?At first, it struck me as an absurd thing to ask:  don't I write about politics all the damn time?  Didn't I write for one of the internet's spunkiest lefty blogs?  Didn't I once cram my body full of dangerous d ...
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HNYIC

HNYIC

29

Dec

2013

LeonardPierce.com will be taking the next few days off to celebrate the coming of the new year.  Have a happy holiday, wherever and whoever you are, and I hope to see you here the first week of 2014 for some dad-blasted new content and other surprises.  Cheers! ...
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Status Update

Status Update

28

Oct

2013

Hello there, ell p dot com readers!Your stumblebum author, from whom the site derives its name, is working on a major writing project to which he will be devoting the cheetah's share of his 'free' time to completing, so content will be light for the next few whenevers.  The site's not going anywhere; I still need an outlet ...
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Who Put This Thing Together?

Who Put This Thing Together?

18

Sep

2013

Each year at this time, the Grady McPhailey Foundation releases a list of the annual recipients of the McPhailey Foundation Scholarship Grant, popularly known as the 'Grady Train'.Mr. McPhailey, heir to the McPhailey Ear Shortener fortune, spent his 72 years on Earth attempting to be a poet. Although he never completed any ...
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Life-Affirming

Life-Affirming

1

Apr

2013

April 1st: I am a worthwhile human being with much to offer.April 2nd: I will not allow myself to be hindered by the judgments of others.April 3rd: I am creative and intelligent.April 4th: I am in control of my own life.April 5th: I am having an effect on others in a positive way.April 6th: I am responsible for all of my cr ...
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FRONTERIZO: A Fiasco Playset

FRONTERIZO:  A Fiasco Playset

14

Jan

2013

Hey, folks.  Do you know Fiasco?  You should:  Jason Morningstar's cleverly constructed, tonally perfect role-playing game (available from Bully Pulpit Games) is one of the greatest things going these days.  Built for 3-5 players, with minimal dice-rolling, few rules, and no game-master, it's perfect if you enjoy dark, ...
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Yule Be Sorry

Yule Be Sorry

12

Dec

2012

Hello, readers!As you know, the holiday season is upon us.  Posting has been light around here of late due to professional obligations, health care issues, and the usual hubbly bubbly of the season, but we should be back in full swing by the start of 2013 with all your favorite features:  impotent political posturing, inc ...
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Re-tooling

Re-tooling

18

Oct

2012

Status update:  LeonardPierce.com is on temporary hiatus while the proprietor crawls around a Nazi dungeon collecting health boosts.  Regular updates of short humor, cultural commentary and political whatnot will return on Monday, October 29.  Thank you for your continued support of this site, and if you'd like to send a ...
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