Thank You Google Archives, Part I
Tony on quitting a job: You should just say ‘Hey do you know where I put my pen? Oh, by the way, I’m resigning. Don’t worry about the pen, I’ll figure it out.’
Other Blog Ideas I've Had and Quickly Rejected
Every so often—but mostly, inexplicably, in rest stop bathrooms—I come up with some blog concept that seems to hold promise in the sense that it (a) stands alone as a singular, unifying theme and yet (b) allows for myriad iterations of content. Those ideas are quickly, summarily, rejected. Here are some examples: 1. The Yuppie Confessionals: In which I catalogue my transition from destitute...
Songs that are breaking my heart today.
A timeline: This morning, Neko Case broke my heart. And now it is just after lunch and Stevie Nicks is breaking my heart. Guess that means it’s time for coffee.
New York is a Harbor Town →
And someday my ship will come in.
You must be sure that the intention in your heart is large enough to contain all...– Happened upon this today while flipping through an old journal. Not sure what book it comes from, but it comes from pg 202 of that book.
This Exists, Part III →
In what has become, inadvertently, an ongoing series, This Exists is happy to bring you Part III: The elven name generator. Go ahead. You know you want to.
The Top Ten of Twenty-Ten
Quick, while this is still [sort of] timely! A list of my favorite new things from the year 2010. #10: The Beatles: Have you guys heard of this band? They are really very good. The songs are super catchy, and sometimes you even find yourself wondering if you’ve heard them before. Especially that one that goes, “Hey, Mr. Mustard man/doo-dee-doo/la-la-la…” #9: The Social...