Monthly Archives: January 2007

Five for fact-ing

I was tagged by me3dia and mellemusic: "Once you have been tagged, you have to write a blog with 5 facts about yourself. Then choose 5 people you want to tag and list their names. Then leave a comment on their blog letting them know they’ve been tagged.""Facts," eh? Right, then, five each for you […]

QotD: Send For Help! Or Not…

You're trapped in a (temporarily) out of order elevator – who would you like to be trapped with?  Submitted by tbtissimus. The Intuitionist: A Novel Colson Whitehead Hotel elevator view Oh, that's easy. Lila Mae Watson.

Incendiary (1)

Incendiary Chris Cleave I figured I'd follow Michelle's lead on jotting down mini-reviews of books she read last year. She's already two in so far this year and working on her third most likely, and so am I. I think the last time I spent so much time "in" book-London was Zadie Smith's "White Teeth." […]

QotD: Forward My Mail

In which fictional world/universe/land/city would you most like to live? Submitted by glenn is the new chuck.   Soul City.

The gig that got away (2006 edition)

I saw a few last year but I didn't see this one until now, so DJ Rotten Robbie, G-d bless your soul and keep livin'.

There’s no beginning and there is no end

Final Fantasy covering Mariah Carey's "Fantasy"

King’s other dream

Flags for MLK in Civic Park "[…] There is at the outset a very obvious and almost facile connection between the war in Vietnam and the struggle I and others have been waging in America. A few years ago there was a shining moment in that struggle. It seemed as if there was a real […]

King’s other dream

Flags for MLK in Civic Park "[…] There is at the outset a very obvious and almost facile connection between the war in Vietnam and the struggle I and others have been waging in America. A few years ago there was a shining moment in that struggle. It seemed as if there was a real […]

Best of ’06

In no order mostly because I am lazy: TRACKS (FIRST TIER: PLAYED A LOT, LIKED A LOT) Gnarls Barkley, "Crazy"Christina Aguilera, "Ain’t No Other Man"Girl Talk, "Bounce That"Cassandra Wilson, "Go to Mexico"Corinne Bailey Rae, "Put Your Records On"Donald Fagen, "H Gang"Justin Timberlake, "LoveStoned/I Think That She Knows"Pete Kuzma [feat. Bilal], "High and Dry"Amy Millan, "Skinny […]

Popozuda and circumstance

“The reasons are purely aesthetic, not medical, especially for women. They want to get thin no matter what, all because of images from north of the Equator. It is a cruel cultural imposition on the Brazilian woman.” Dr. Elisaldo de Araújo Carlini, "a professor at the Federal University of São Paulo." “To be fat used […]