After 50 years, these things I know.

Strong cable management is key to under-desk organization.

Food, eaten in excess, is fattening.

Corollary: I never again want to eat all I can eat.

Baytown, TX: No thanks, I’ve had plenty.

Any party that takes a lot of effort to get into is a party I will want to leave almost immediately.

Jennifer Huth: In an army of survivors, she ranks me.

That last beer is usually a bad idea.

James Brown.

From a global perspective, I was born an incredibly lucky and privileged human being and remain so to this day.

Living amongst and being friends with so many super-intelligent, creative and talented people enriches my life immeasurably.

I can’t help it if the MacArthur Genius Grant people don’t know their asses from a hole in the ground.

Pineapple does not belong on pizza.

A cat that is out wants to be in; a cat that is in wants to be out; a dog just wants to be on whichever side of the door you are. But, hey, just an observation—no judgments.

There’s no such thing as too funny.