Archive for November, 2003



fuzzy duck

Published on 13 November 2003

OK, everybody go look at this now. It will only take a few seconds, honest.
I wrote another story last weekend. It’s not great, but I wrote and posted it quickly so I got to skip the drawn-out anguish of multiple revisions and self-doubt. Got some good fanmail already, too, and one creepy guy who wanted […]


Friday five . . .

Published on 7 November 2003

1. What food do you like that most people hate?Do most people hate oysters? I also enjoy sweetbreads; that’s probably not too popular in the U.S.
2. What food do you hate that most people love?Bananas — ugh. And egg salad. Any segregated egg format — integrated eggs, like scrambled and omelettes, are great, but I […]


Bad morning

Published on 6 November 2003

Tough commute today:
1. A goddamn SUV sped by me and splashed puddlewater, soaking me from the waist down.
2. A crazy guy sat next to me on the subway. Or maybe he was just drunk — he smelled strongly of menthol and held an unlit cigarette in one hand and what looked like a scratch-ticket stub […]


Slack and nonsense

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Reasons why I haven’t been updating my blog:
1. Work has been been more demanding lately; the summer lull seems over and done with.2. Been feeling generally down about numerous things — my best friend moving away, Arnold Schwarzenegger’s gubernatorial win, Elliott Smith’s suicide, my job, the current president and administration, lack of ideas for new […]