Archive for the 'Listy McListerson' Category



The Five Songs Most Likely to Play in My Head in the Shower

Published on 2 April 2011

Hot Cha
Too Darn Hot
Hot Child in the City
Hot Blooded
Hot Freaks

Strange that there’s never been any rox avec lying sweet-talk, now that I think about it.


Some Things I Like Lately

Published on 10 March 2011

Oh, hello! What have you been up to lately? Here are a few things I’ve been enjoying.
Swamplandia! by Karen Russell
People either love or hate her, but her George Saunders-esque take on Everglades life is engaging and poignant, so far. And some of her sentences are just killer. Extra credit for the awesome anhinga reference.
Peanut butter […]


With apologies to Notmartha

Published on 20 January 2008

It has been such a lovely weekend so far. It seems especially luxurious after having to go to work last Saturday for the big site launch (a roaring success, hooray, and worth a bottle of Veuve Clicquot at the company meeting Friday), and getting Martin Luther King Day off tomorrow will be the icing on […]


What’s awesome

Published on 8 January 2008

Completely awesome, but only in theory, i.e, I wouldn’t want to run into them in real life:

Giant squid (good old architeuthis)
Kraken
Pirates
Ninjas
Sharks
Alligators, crocodiles, caymans
Jellyfish
Bats

Awesome in a purely stylized way:

All of the above, plus:
Birds
Vines, leaves
Fire escapes
Vampires

Awesome in an approachable way:

Dogs
Cats
Toddlers
Guitars
Cupcakes
Robots
Monkeys
Apes
Typewriters


Fabulous start to the week

Published on 10 December 2007

On the way out of the house, I lost my footing on the ice-glazed front steps and fell hard on my back and right wrist. Ow.
In the space of one block near MIT, I saw a dead rat, blood leading from its little head, the wing from a pigeon, which looked as though it had […]