Monthly Archives: December 2005

Damn, the things end-of-year lists make you think about.

My younger brothers used to be this guy. They weren’t music Nazis, really. More … so sui generis from jumpstreet. No one’s tastes ever change. What drives them is the same as it ever was, just more refined and focused and specific. It took them some time to start running across more of the things […]

I am not fucking with Christmas, so why is Christmas fucking with me?

“Everybody wants to be/Scroogy, Scroogy!” It’s the season of good will and charity toward folks, but I am filled with ill will and uncharitable thoughts. It’s not other people saying “Merry Christmas” to me. I just sort of hear the words and think “Oh, that’s nice.” Maybe a look drifts over me, a subvocalization made […]

I guess the cool kids are all “Since U Been Gone”

Your 2005 Song Is Mr. Brightside by The Killers “It started out with a kiss How did it end up like this It was only a kiss, it was only a kiss” Let’s just say you’re happy to be done with 2005! What Hit Song of 2005 Are You?

‘Cause the suburbs aren’t suiting me, obviously

Rowhouse ‘HoodYou scored 27 out of 40 on urban-rural and 27 out of 40 land intensity. People know you as: The Bohemian GentrifierQuote: “That crack house just needed a little paint.” Your score indicates that you are a city-dweller of the old-school. You like a dense, finely grained neighborhood with restaurants, churches and brothels all […]

Mostly counts in horseshoes and hand grenades, right? No, that’s “close” …

Mostly Straight You scored 38 (-52 being completely gay, 0 being bisexual, and 52 being completely straight) You are mainly heterosexual, but you have a few homosexual qualities. You much prefer the opposite sex, but you have a mild interest in the same sex. If you disapprove of homosexuality, it is likely that you act […]

This is where you all get to laugh at me in unison instead of harmony.

Vanilla You are in the 32 percentile of kinkiness! What can we say? You’re vanilla! Plain, traditional, and available at any supermarket. You are pure of mind and body (or you are a bold faced liar). You keep your thoughts clean and yourself innocent. That’s something you can be proud of, but don’t expect to […]

Do I know what it feels like for a girl?

Feminine You scored 43 masculinity and 53 femininity! You scored high on femininity and low on masculinity. You have a traditionally feminine personality. My test tracked 2 variables How you compared to other people your age and gender: You scored higher than 7% on masculinity You scored higher than 29% on femininity Link: The Bem […]

Ah, monogamy, I remember ye well

Wild Thing 34 Reserved, 86 Kinky Sex is more than just physical. It is one of the ways to build an emotional bond between two people. Sex gives adults the opportunity to act like children again. You know how to enjoy kinky sex. You may have problems finding a lover equally adventurous that isn’t a […]

De rigueur seven-song meme

“Agua,” Sisé probably the hottest track on “More Shine” “Ashamed of Myself,” Kelley Polar Pitchfork Media review made me aware of it; beats out “Here in the Night” by a nose “Bourgie Bourgie,” Gladys Knight & the Pips didn’t know it started life as an Ashford & Simpson instrumental till J.Knox radioblogged it “Clark Gable,” […]

What’s Italian for “I am 12”?

First co-worker: Whew, I’m going home. See you all tomorrow! … Second co-worker: Buona sera! First co-worker: … I don’t know what that means. Second co-worker: It means “Good evening.” First co-worker: I knew a “buona” had to be good. Me: has aneurysm at desk First co-worker: What’s so funny?