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The Little Engine That Could, Thought it Couldn't, Got Inspired, Second Guessed Itself, Tried a Little, Then Got on Instagram and Forgot All About It

Sock puppeteers probably start at ankle socks and work their way up.

It’s not easy being the son of Frankenstein. No matter how many bodies you reanimate, no matter how many villages get pillaged, people will always say, “Oh, you’re Victor’s boy!”

Listen, I’m just an ordinary Gleeflawrp. I put my qxtaag on one jrrtyllian at a bloarf, just like everybody else.

Studying Bantu languages is tough at first, but eventually it just clicks.

I could never get a dog because you need to walk them no matter the whether. But people with dogs always say to me, “I love how my dog gets me out of the house no matter the weather, and it’s spelled ‘weather,’ idiot.”

Is there anything more precious than a child's laughter? Yes: their extremely valuable, and virtually unused, kidneys.

“This isn't my first rodeo!” I said, pronouncing “rodeo” like “Rodeo Drive,” signaling that it was, in fact, my first rodeo.

My family gave me a smartwatch for Christmas. I'm hoping it will help with my 12 steps.

I want a trench coat so other writers will take me seriously and flashers will see me as competition.

Breaking News: Congress found a quarter behind America's ear.

The New York Times will say “Breaking News!” then tell you news that is still intact.

Sometimes when I move the space heater from the living room to the bedroom, knowing I'll have to move it back to the living room in the morning, I think, “WILL I JUST HAVE TO KEEP MOVING THIS BACK AND FORTH UNTIL I DIE?”

People describe getting hair extensions like you'd describe getting your period to a fourth grader: “You can still do all the same things! Swim, take a bath, even go for a run!”

I’m not the type of crazy ex to key your car or anything, I’m the type of crazy ex who has taken a virtual Zillow tour of the home you bought with your new girlfriend and knows where you sleep. I'm doing fine though.

Camouflage is great because it hides the people I already want to avoid.

Thank you, low-sodium hot dogs, for accommodating the health-conscious people who buy tubed meat.

There’s a lot of nepotism in the Zamboni driving industry.

Nobody ever talks about defunding the fashion police or abolishing finger guns.

Every morning at four, I let two cats out and one cat in, except on Thursdays when I let one cat out and two in. The other cat stands in the doorway indecisively. This daily cat math has kept my mind agile for the last five years. Or has it been six?