The Wrong Way to Feed a Unicorn by Christian Knoebel

Charles wants to keep his 13-year-old daughter Lexi happy even if it means taking care of a manipulative, potty mouthed unicorn that continually insults his hospitality, intelligence and manhood. But when it comes to food they have a problem, and Charles finds himself hunting down one of the world's most expensive ingredients in a crime-ridden neighborhood known for its grisly dealings with outsiders.

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Posted 5 months 5 days ago and tagged as In the News

WebMD got a $4.8 million contract to promote Obamacare. What do you think that bought, exactly?

Posted 1 year 3 weeks ago and tagged as Lost in Translation

YouTube, in the "transcript" of a video I posted, asks: "So how much blood residual winning just enough of the body?" Clearly something was lost in translation. See the carnage for yourself.

Posted 1 year 3 weeks ago and tagged as The Wrong Way to Feed a Unicorn, Food, The Unicorn Cookbook

How-to video -- Fish meuniere is an easy and delicious preparation for fish fillets. The best part: We take a good-for-you food and add lots of butter to it. Yum.

Posted 1 year 1 month ago and tagged as In the News, Politicians Behaving Badly, Lost in Translation

A city councilman in Washington, Pa., where they apparently don't value good grammar or common sense, used the city's emergency alert system to, well, out his friend.

Posted 1 year 1 month ago and tagged as The Wrong Way to Feed a Unicorn, Characters, Christina

When Christina says to Charles, “Chigger, the French say that the heart can see what is invisible to the eye," what exactly is she referring to?

Posted 1 year 1 month ago and tagged as The Wrong Way to Feed a Unicorn

It's tough for fathers these days, and some of us are scratching our heads wondering if we'll succeed as parents. We Dads sometimes forget that saying "I love you" isn't enough, especially when it comes to our daughters.

Posted 1 year 1 month ago and tagged as The Wrong Way to Feed a Unicorn, Lucas, Characters

Inspiration for the Lucas character came from numerous coworkers through the years, including one who left a little bit of his head cold on my desk. 

Posted 1 year 2 months ago and tagged as The Flats, The Wrong Way to Feed a Unicorn

I didn't avoid the Flats as a kid. In fact my family came from there. Its "wrong side of the tracks" feel inspired me to put it in The Wrong Way to Feed a Unicorn.

Posted 1 year 3 months ago and tagged as In the News

It's going to take some time to unravel the truth about what star Notre Dame linebacker Manti Te'o knew when. One thing's for sure: The press ran with the story without ever checking the first of the Five Ws -- who.

Posted 1 year 3 months ago and tagged as In the News

What was that sound I just heard? It was Peter Jennings rolling over in his grave.

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On My Bookshelf

The Giver
The Catcher in the Rye
The Lion, the Witch, and the Wardrobe
Catch-22
Lost Scriptures: Books That Did Not Make It Into the New Testament
The Devil in the White City: Murder, Magic, and Madness at the Fair that Changed America
Band of Brothers: E Company, 506th Regiment, 101st Airborne from Normandy to Hitler's Eagle's Nest
Dirty White Boys
Into Thin Air: A Personal Account of the Mt. Everest Disaster
The Fellowship of the Ring
Theology and Sanity
Peter, Paul & Mary Magdalene: The Followers of Jesus in History & Legend
The Return of the King
Point Of Impact
Siddhartha
Citizen Soldiers: The U S Army from the Normandy Beaches to the Bulge to the Surrender of Germany
True Grit
The Hobbit
The Lord of the Rings
D-Day, June 6, 1944: The Battle for the Normandy Beaches




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