Edwin Decker likes music. Edwin Decker likes movies. Edwin Decker likes books. Short books are best, but he'll read long books if he must. Edwin Decker likes sports. Edwin Decker likes games. He likes serious games like poker and chess and silly games like Risk and Monopoly. Edwin Decker likes his family. He really likes being married to his wife. Edwin Decker likes to write. He wrote a book once. It's called Barzilla and Other Psalms. It's a poetry book. Edwin Decker has a website. You should go there.

April 30 2013
Sure, abstinence should be taught to students, but not -only. Abstinence should be taught side-by-side with the condom option, the pill option, the mutual-masturbation option and the gargle-Listerine-before-giving-head...
April 17 2013
My wife and I recently threw a going-away party for a married couple we know and love. It was while setting up for the party that the last bastion of my manhood flew away
April 1 2013
You know about these people, right? These chum-sucking, check-ducking, cheap-ass charlatans who'll do whatever it takes to avoid paying their fair share?
March 20 2013
After nearly 25 years of receiving hate mail from irate readers, I finally got around to writing an angry letter to an editor myself
March 4 2013
Do you want to know why I don't feel sorry for the record companies when they complain about file sharing and other piracy? Because, when you think about it, they still owe consumers a lot of money
Feb. 18 2013
I'd like to state at the outset that I'm not necessarily against gun control. What I am against is a certain argument that many gun-control activists use when referring to assault rifles
Feb. 6 2013
I must admit, I'm fascinated by the topic of lip synching. I've truly enjoyed watching and listening to all the talking heads bicker about whether Barack Obama knew that Beyoncé was using a backing...
Jan. 22 2013
It was on a busy Saturday night, in a bar on Garnet Avenue, when I unknowingly stooled up beside a horny, drunken Pacific Beach baboon
Jan. 8 2013
As a fence-sitting political independent, I've taken a lot of grief over the years from my mostly Democratic friends who say it's a copout to avoid picking a side.
Dec. 26 2012
It occurred to me recently that Bill O'Reilly, Sean Hannity et al. are right. There actually is a war on Christmas, only it's not being waged by secular progressives, as they claim.
Dec. 10 2012
As a child, I was always fascinated by some of the mysterious and often archaic lyrics of traditional Christmas songs. For instance, what the criminy is a bobtail in "Jingle Bells"?
Nov. 27 2012
On Oct. 3, Tony Perkins of the Family Research Council was on Mike Huckabee's radio show dropping some homophobic horseshit about how gays will never have a "sense of self-fulfillment" in their lives because...
Nov. 14 2012
Ahem. Sorry, my throat is a little scratchy from all the cheerin' and a-yellin' I did on election night. Allow me to clear it again. Ahem
Oct. 29 2012
As a married man who lives vicariously through the sexual exploits of his single friends, I am growing continually dissatisfied with the baseball metaphor as being the standard for when your buddy shares...
Oct. 17 2012
This year, the Massachusetts "Death with Dignity" Initiative, also known as Question 2, will appear on the state's general-election ballot
Oct. 3 2012
"I issue a fatwa and call on the Muslim youth in America and Europe to kill everyone [involved with] the film," said an Egyptian cleric about The Innocence of Muslims
Sept. 17 2012
Lounging at a cocktail table with the gang, my friend V. was griping about her significant other. For some reason, the guy wouldn't stop doing this thing that was pissing her off and acted surprised every...
Sept. 5 2012
It's not that conservatives no longer trust science. They just don't subscribe to the science that the rest of us call "science."
Aug. 22 2012
Top 10 most controversial columns (and some hate mail)
Aug. 8 2012
After many years of wanting to attend, but never getting around to it, I finally witnessed the San Diego Gay Pride Festival and Parade


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