Can We Talk About “Spicy”?


When WC was in junior high school, best friend John Gottschalk had one of those old-style “Punch ‘n Gro” planters in the family kitchen window one winter. Punch ‘n Gro was basically a plastic tray filled with vermiculite and covered with a transparent plastic lid. They were pre-seeded. You punched holes in the top with…

WC’s Epic Fails: Felix and the Moose


A reader pointed out that it had been a while since WC provided a new Epic Fail story describing WC’s consistently sketchy judgment. The complaint was likely triggered by WC’s recent link to his adventures with the Eugene Police Department. While WC’s supply of stories of this kind only appears to be infinite, here’s another…