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ed@sdcitybeat.com

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.

sordid-web
July 23 2013
I am truly astounded by the outrage over the George Zimmerman verdict. I watched much of that trial and it was pretty obvious, pretty quickly, that Zimmerman would not, and should not, be convicted.
sordid-web
July 10 2013
As most of you know, for the last decade or so, my husband has been using this column to talk shit about me and our marriage. I have tolerated it over the years, but his last column was the final straw,...
sordid-web
June 24 2013
Another unwritten rule is what I call the Upright Fetch Mandate, which is as follows: When one spouse is reclining on a chair or couch, and the other is upright, the upright spouse must perform...
sordid-web
June 10 2013
I was perusing the May 28 issue of U-T San Diego and came upon a peculiar article about a discount being offered by an air-conditioning company. What in tarnation kind of news story is this? I...
sordid-web
May 28 2013
Abercrombie & Fitch got hit by a massive PR cyclone earlier this month after an article about the company's policy to exclude overweight, unattractive and/or uncool people resurfaced
sordid-web
May 13 2013
For about 15 years, I've been not-so-patiently waiting for the career of celebrity psychic Sylvia Browne to crash and burn, and I suspect that day may be upon us
sordid-web
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...
sordid-web
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
sordid-web
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?
sordid-web shorty
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
sordid-web
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
sordid-web
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
sordid-web
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...
sordid-web
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
sordid-web
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.
sordid-web
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.
sordid-web
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"?
sordid-web shorty
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...
sordid-web
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
sordid-web
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...

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