Meme’s the word

The Jollyblogger has been meme-ing about, and I’ve been tagged. I hereby oblige: Five(ish) things about me: 1. What’s the most fun work you’ve ever done, and why? Since fun is the operative word here, I’d have to go with my one-day stint as a garbage collector. It was the the day after Christmas, I … Read more

Subtext Message

Richard B. Woodward on the Saddam execution video: “[it] proves again that no act is too gruesome or intimate that someone won’t try to take a picture of it and share it with the wired world. We better get used to living without visual boundaries — and with the curiosity and flexible morality of the … Read more

2007 Prognostications

I’m neither a prophet, nor the son of a prophet. If I were, these would be my predictions for 2007: Britney Spears will introduce a new underwear line that is certified child labor–free. As a matter of fact, “Invisible” — as the line will be called, will be labor–free altogether. Against my better judgment, I’ll … Read more

Bloomin’ Onion Football

Vols 10, Nittany Lions 20 Groan. After a lackluster game which proved the referees as the only stars of the game, Penn State claimed the much-coveted Outback Bowl title. Presumably, there will be a steak named after the winning team. OK, maybe not, but neither the Vols nor the Nittany Lions looked like they had … Read more