You can’t move in this town (or probably in this country at this particular moment) without running into yet another Moment With Diablo Cody. I’ve always liked her work, but jeez. Regardless, I’m compelled to pluck out a snippet from … Continue reading
Monthly Archives: December 2007
I’m on the far left in this photo, and you can barely see my friend Karen behind me. I don’t know who the woman in the middle was. Benazir Bhutto is, of course, on the right, reaching over to shake … Continue reading
Minneapolis topped the Most Literate Cities poll, and St. Paul is in the Top 5. Because what else is there to do for five months out of the year?
Guess what I got for Christmas? We at Thinkery hope you are warm and happy in whatever way you wish to be. Here, it’s snowing heavily again and the ham just came out of the oven.
Woke up this morning to big, wet, fluffy snow. The kind that sticks to the trees and finally turns everything into a winter wonderland. These socks were a present from C. She’s awesome like that.
From the first stanza of And the Stars Were Shining, by John Ashbery: It was the solstice, and it was jumping on you like a friendly dog. The stars were still out in the field, and the child prostitutes plied … Continue reading
The word weblog celebrated its 10th anniversary on the 17th. There’s now The Organization for Transformative Works, ‘a nonprofit organization established by fans to serve the interests of fans by providing access to and preserving the history of fanworks and … Continue reading
The mail just brought this small piece from Bobbi Studstill’s Cobaltika Studios. It’ll take the place of a couple of her other pieces that I’m moving to my campus office. It turns out that I really can’t work well without … Continue reading
One of Chambers’ favorite hobby horses was what he perceived as the corruption and/or dilution of the English language. He was also not the sort of man who would be afraid to insert his commentary or his wit into an … Continue reading