Guides I’ve written
- Durham, NC restaurants, breweries, and fun (coming soon)
- Raleigh, NC restaurants, breweries, and fun
- Cary, NC restaurants, breweries, and fun
- Asheville, NC restaurants, breweries, and fun
- Charlotte, NC restaurants, breweries, and fun
- NYC restaurants and fun stuff
- Guide to Haunted Houses in North Carolina – Reviews of my favorite haunted attractions that open up in October every year.
My very talented friend who has served as a consultant, coach, chaplain, pastor, educator, manager, and director. Especially talented teacher, public speaker, and creative problem solver.
Katie is on an adventure in Uganda where she is working at a small orphanage. Read her story here.
Sarah Dawson, MSW LCSW – Therapist in Durham
Sarah Dawson is a good friend and skilled therapist in Durham, NC.
Anoo Tree Brod
An amazing improviser and a fantastic improv teacher. Check out her site to learn about classes, workshops, retreats, and more.
I performed with this troupe for 10 wonderful years. It’s the longest-running, oldest improvisational theater in the South. Based in Chapel Hill, NC – their performances focus on emotion, physicality, character, collaboration, and fun.
Gifts and treats I recommend
The best pecans you can buy. The turtles are out of this world!
Delicious chocolates from Indiana. Get the truffles! The coconut one and the peanut butter one are the best.
Custom-carded Star Wars figures for any occasion.
Find local professionals for pretty much anything.
Retro scratch-n-sniff Stickers
A stinky blast from the past.
Other fun things
The Roddenberry Archive
A library of Enterprise ship 3D models you can virtually tour.
A gigantic, animated drawing that incorporates an astounding amount of pop culture references. It’s like a Where’s Waldo of all the fun things on the internet.
The North Carolina Historic Barbecue Trail
The NC Barbecue Society designed a barbecue trail from Eastern NC to Tennessee, with 21 stops at historic barbecue pits. I am going to eat at every one of them.
Make purrfect music.
My 80’s TV
A nostalgia trip through 80’s TV shows, commercials, and movies.
Addictive little survival game with LOTS of monsters.
Candy Box 2
The most fun web-based game, ever.
Attention Kmart Shoppers
An archive of pre-recorded cassettes played in-store int he 1980’s and 1990’s. Pure nostalgia and easy lo-fi listening.
Video games to play in your browser
Retro xmas cheer.
One man’s journey to eat great, cheap food and write about it.
Put Words Between Buns
Create burger-shaped messages for fun and profit.
I like this guy’s style. His nostalgia is stuck on maximum overdrive and he blogs all about the 80s and 90s.
Help Captain Kirk out of his madness. By slapping him a lot.
One of my favorite childhood toys. Sort of a Star Wars rip off, yet somehow even better.
Kick-ass playlists for every occasion and mood.
Yacht Rock web series
A web series that offers a humorous, fictional account of the history of Yacht Rock. I love it so much.
Cinco Identity Generator 2.5
For fans of Tim and Eric. And Paul Rudd.