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March 2007

Six years old

Yesterday was the sixth birthday of this website, and the day before that was the fifth anniversary of the day that I got fired for this website. I usually celebrate these events by opening up comments to talk about something specific, and I’ve been thinking about what topic I should choose for a few months [...]

Chocolate Bubble-Wrap

Chocolate Bubble-Wrap The title is all that needs to be said.

Leta’s room with the toddler bed

The 79th Annual Academy Awards

My next piece about the Oscars is up at Alpha Mom: I cannot remember a single acceptance speech, except maybe the one given by Martin Scorsese, and then only because he didn’t say anything about how the Academy must be a bunch of idiots, it is about damn time. Didn’t you want even a tiny [...]

Unbelievable sculptures made out of construction paper and card stock, by artist Jen Stark

Unbelievable sculptures made out of construction paper and card stock, by artist Jen Stark Check out her equally inspiring drawings and sketchbook as well.

Gloom, or Outside Right Now

Hidden is our stash of gay porn

A month ago I was the winning bidder for a mid-century modern dresser that I had found on ebay, and last week it was finally delivered. This is only the third thing I have ever bought on ebay, and the only piece of furniture. The first thing I bought was a pair of tickets to [...]

Video for “Young Folks” by Peter, Bjorn & John

Video for “Young Folks” by Peter, Bjorn & John So precious, but undeniably catchy, and makes me excited for music again. (thanks Rilkean)

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