Author Archives: Ed Quigley

About Ed Quigley

A blue collar man with a white collar education in an increasingly no-collar world. I talk about semi-serious stuff and a shocking ton of crap.

So Long, Mr. Spock

“A life is like a garden. Perfect moments can be had, but not preserved, except in memory. LLAP (Live long and prosper).” – Leonard Nimoy I am a casual Star Trek fan. That is to say I enjoyed the original … Continue reading

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Why ‘I Bathe in Male Tears’ Sucks

I was reading this article in the Washington Post today and there was a particular passage of it that caught my eye. “Jessica Valenti is one of the most successful and visible feminists of her generation. As a columnist for … Continue reading

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Why I’m Not That Bothered By 50 Shades of Grey

So the first big movie event of the year is coming tomorrow, coincidentally in time for Valentine’s Day. For those 2 or 3 of you who have been living under a rock for the last few years, but inexplicably found … Continue reading

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McDonald’s, We Need to Have a Talk

I don’t understand what is wrong with you McDonald’s. I mean, I understand what’s wrong with your food, of course.  But as I publicly tilt my nose up at it and declare myself above such plebeian grub, secretly it hits all … Continue reading

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My Thoughts On ‘I Don’t Know What To Do’

I just read Fredrik de Boer’s piece, responding to Jonathon Chait’s New York Magazine article earlier this week in the New York Times and while I find it kind of odd he calls Chait an asshole and then subsequently agrees … Continue reading

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Here’s My Totally Real Girlfriend That You’ll Never Meet

From the Daily Beast: “Finally. A girlfriend your friends can believe in.” So says the tagline of Invisible Girlfriend, a beta online service that creates the illusion of a partner. For $24.99, you get texts, voicemails, even a hand-written note … Continue reading

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Quigley Reviews: Wrestlemania I

I’ll admit upfront I’ve been an on-again, off-again wrestling fan most of my life. I go through periods where the talent, storylines and general feel all come together into something absolutely fun and entertaining. And then the talent gets old, … Continue reading

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