Tips for good living

In this modern hurly burly world, it is important to have a code to live by. These are the tips I give my children: 1. Don’t marry an evil person. 2. Don’t eat candy you find lying around. 3. Remember, guns don’t kill people. Mostly, its the bullets. 4. You know those bestest ever bestest […]

Unknown short Wes Anderson film

I was not aware that Wes Anderson was a contributor to Bucketman’s oeuvre. One may think Bucketman the antithesis of quirkiness, favouring direct story telling for human beings. However, as Bucketman has said in the past, “Hipsters gotta hip”, so who can hold it against them. Or him. Either of him. When aliens invade Earth, […]

Hip to the max

Don’t say I’m no hep cat, I’m hip to where the youngsters are at. I keep myself youthful by staying in touch with my inner child and staying alert to the latest jive. Wanna stay young, have to keep with it, dog! Been listening to Katy Perry singing Roar … (Do you get the feeling […]

Hey Ugly Fat Old Man

I was invited to contribute a story on “mirrors” to a blog.  While I wrote it, I inserted a “poem” about mirrors as a place holder.  The editor deleted it because poems are not stories.  Woah, censorship!  Fascism!  No, those weren’t my reactions.  I felt guilty for breaking the rules of someone else’s blog, especially […]