Monthly Archives: January 2009

I got pissed off.

I’m not a person who gets mad a lot, I think. I tend to think I have more of a slow burn kind of thing — I get mad slowly. But then I get really mad, and stay mad for … Continue reading

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I’m St. Justin Martyr!

You’re St. Justin Martyr! You have a positive and hopeful attitude toward the world. You think that nature, history, and even the pagan philosophers were often guided by God in preparation for the Advent of the Christ. You find “seeds … Continue reading

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Some things are just a bad idea.

Raccoon bites off Russian man’s penis after rape bid.

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I’d go see one of their shows!

black wicked lady appaloosa theatre co. (A random word string in a spam I just received.)

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Most unsavory advertising lead of the day

Need an Asian Wife? – From an ad at the bottom of a Chinese horoscope related page.

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They think it’s Reefer Madness for today.

My little brother works as a drug and alcohol counselor at a middle school, and I asked him if any of his students had ever seen Celebrity Rehab, and what they thought about it. He said they told him they … Continue reading

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George Bush hasn’t been for eight!

Castro says he doubts he’ll be lucid in four years From the Associated Press

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Wow!

My friend Sherry just told me her high school in Mississippi had segregated dances up until 2001!

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“Women do not do any of the creative work in connection with preparing cartoons for the screen.”

From a 1938 rejection letter from the Disney company to aspiring animator Mary Ford. Found in Fartparty.org’s Flickr stream.

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Got to find a way to get up on Sunday.

I’ve had this chronic problem with not being able to get up, or stay up, on Sunday. I just can’t get myself excited, or motivated. After I get up (later that I wanted), I tend to fall asleep again some … Continue reading

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Idea’s?!?

The unnecessary apostrophe … it’s so depressing.

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Do they really sell this?

It seems like no matter what you search for on Facebook (like as a friend or group or event), you get some sort of ad saying you can get it at Target. I just had this in my sidebar: Find … Continue reading

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A history of malt liquor!

A Story without Heroes: The Cautionary Tale of Malt Liquor, by Kihm Winship

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Now he is a free man.

R.I.P. Patrick McGoohan, star (and sometimes writer) of the coolest TV show ever, The Prisoner. This, right after Claude Berri.

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Celebrity prediction for 2009!

Wanting a younger man, Zhang Ziyi dumps Vivo Nevi for Old Master Q!

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Adieu, Claude Berri

The director of Jean de Florette, and the writer of The Two of Us, one of my favorite books of all time (as well as the director of the film of the same name), has died.

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A very modest newsroom

I was looking over the Ulanbaator Post’s blog, and they had a newsroom wish list. Here is one item, quoted verbatim: Newsroom Wishlist: AP Stylebook Our former English Editor Deirdre Tynan, created a user access to the online AP style … Continue reading

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November 3rd was Godzilla Day!

In Japan, anyway, it is a holiday! I will be celebrating it next year!

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Nostalgia

Today I came across an old photo I took at Shenzhen University. When I originally uploaded it to Flickr I wrote, “Facing all this dense vegetation, I feel like I was teaching on the set of Apocalypse Now.” (For some … Continue reading

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Having a lot of different thoughts …

but they’re hard, or weird, or embarrassing to express. They have to do with a lot of things related to my relationships with other people, and with my sense of myself. It’s even weird to write them in here, because … Continue reading

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