Excuse No. 1: I spent several hours yesterday actually being happy at Urban Standard with these two guys. We had an amazing discussion that hit a range of topics including Jesus, aliens, hoodies, Rick Santorum, Andy Kaufman, Kim Kardashian's flour bomber, "squatch" hunters, homophobic fools who use far too many exclamation marks on Facebook, interior design, driving on 459, Lost, Mad Men, The Walking Dead, the irrational resistance by some right-wing conservatives to the concept of taking care of the planet ("Because God is totally my janitor"), and tight-rolled jeans.*
*That list does not represent the entire content of our conversation.
Excuse No. 2: I spent last night playing this game on the iPad: