I’m not gonna lie, I like commas. I’m also a fan of the semi-colon; however, I’m not as big a fan of the semi-colon as much as the comma1.
I’d like to think that I’m not that much of a Grammar Nazi, I would like to talk about the Oxford Comma. I’m a fan.
Now, I know it isn’t perfect, and in some cases create confusion, but I’ll stick with it, as long as it clarifies instead of confuses.
1) Heh, see what I did there? I swear I can hear Pistolette groaning, 3 miles away.