Archive for February, 2009
My friends and I play a silly game online. We send each other news headlines on instant messenger under the headline of “Real or Onion.” To win, you have to fool your opponent into mis-classifying the headline. “Congressman Wants to Talk with Rodriguez” – it’s real, on nytimes.com right now. “Genetic Experiment Goes Horribly Right” […]
Today was Truck Day. I rooted through my closet this morning and carefully chose what to wear. The Red Sox red socks that Aunt Ellen gave me were guaranteed. First try was the 2004 long-sleeve shirt with my Youk game jersey over it. Turned out the jersey had some beer stains (how did those get […]
Found via Jay and idly. I actually drive an American car, so I don’t think they’re all shitty. But the point stands. When I work for a company that can’t sell enough product to stay alive, I expect the company to go bankrupt and I expect to lose my job. Seems straightforward enough to me.