General

Pulling faces

Is this gif more or less mesmerizing than the Beyonce video? I watched the debate on rerun tonight, so I feel less involved than if I had watched it the same way as the other two, as well as the VP debate. Instead of paying attention as much as I should ...

I am testing that dream.

Seeing Weezer for me is probably like seeing My Bloody Valentine for a lot of other people–or maybe not. Maybe it’s really like seeing Liz Phair, where you know there’s something great there that got sorta misplaced or deferred or scared ...

family value

I’m regretting something I did before I went into the city today. This morning my dad forwarded me something a friend had forwarded to him, an email with the subject line “THIS OUGHT TO HELP PEOPLE UNDERSTAND WHAT’S HAPPENING.” My ...

I just want more of the same

Yesterday I paid the last $20 of my library fine. I didn’t have anything new to pick up since my fine stopped me from reserving books. I tried browsing at the New York Ottendorfer Library branch, an easy/difficult thing to do since their fiction ...

Tim Russert

I am in Las Vegas visiting my family this weekend, so Mark had to call to tell me Tim Russert had passed. That call would have been unnecessary if I was at home, since, as I’ve mentioned lots of times, I’m addicted to MSNBC and I leave it on ...