Caliber, Flint, and Arrow: Ready, Aim, Name!


At first, names from weaponry seem like an unthinkable source of inspiration.  It’s a joke that one of The Royal Tennenbaums grandsons is named Uzi, a sign of the family’s tremendous dysfunction.  And when Levi Johnston, former prospective son-in-law to Sarah Palin, welcomed a daughter named Breeze Beretta with his new girlfriend, the reaction was generally […]


Fetching Names: Other than Danger


The middle name is a good place to go a little wild. With the exception of a passport and possibly a marriage certificate, we’re rarely required to reveal our full name as adults. So if you give your kiddo the middle name Danger, it is usually up to him to reveal his extreme appellation, or […]