Monthly Archives: November 2006

QotD: Childhood Frights

What were you afraid of as a child that seems silly to you now?Submitted by navelgazer. Not knowing the answer.

Today she is 41

Bjork- Big Time Sensuality (Night Version) I've got a lot of courage, but I've also got a lot of fear. You should allow yourself to be scared. It's one of the prime emotions. You might almost enjoy it, funny as it sounds, and find that you can get over it and deal with it. If […]

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QotD: Tasty Thanksgiving Treat

What's your favorite Thanksgiving dish?Submitted by Brennan. Pumpkin pie. By a country mile.

13 seconds out of my Saturday night

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Today’s Playlist: “American”

Wilco, "Ashes Of American Flags" (off "YHF Demos/Unreleased") Bill Frisell, "Unscientific Americans" A Guy Called Gerald, "American Cars" De La Soul, "It's American" Jonathan Elias, "American River" Howard Zinn, "The American Revolution" Rilo Kiley, "American Wife" Rolando Alarcon, "Si Somos Americanos" David Bowie, "I'm Afraid of Americans (VI)" Howard Zinn, "Un-American Activities" Damsel, "Deathwatch On […]

All ye know on earth, and all ye need to know

[…] There is one moment in my teenage years when I remember being ethnically accepted. I was shopping for a television with my father at Price Club, when one of the salespeople, who was Latina, mistook us for her peers and graciously — in Spanish — told us that the TV we were interested in […]

QotD: ROFL

What comedian makes you pee your pants laughing?Submitted by pookieb. Steven Wright. I mean, come on. "The Beach"? Gold. Pure gold.

Dubbing E.B. the boy

"I'm impressed that he was clearly African American, yet he stood at the helm at something as mainstream and significant as '60 Minutes' for all these years. "W.E.B. DuBois talked about the twoness of African Americans — to be American and to be black; well Ed Bradley experienced a threeness, if you will. He was […]

IKEA desk contents, random Wednesday night

One Comcast cable modem, barely used. One Shure BG 2.0 cardioid microphone. One eyeglass case, Guess!, containing one pair of glasses with Ray-Ban Clubman frames, broken. One "Future — Concord Regional Library" mug filled to the brim with paperclips and a staple remover. One eyeglass case, Timberland, containing one pair of Timberland glasses, worn. One […]