Monthly Archives: April 2004

Simply So

TonyChico of Evil Twin Theory points us to the thoughtful Ramones Name Generator. Supply the barest bits of information – like your first name – and, well, I’m sure you can see this coming. Go try it anyway.

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Poems for the Day

Today is Poem in Your Pocket Day in New York, which is probably the best-intentioned bit of goofery the city has come up with yet. If I had less to do around the house I’d head out to the Museum … Continue reading

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LAX of Rain

It’s been far too long since I last saw Sam Shaber play, and when her monthly giglist/chitchat emails erupt into the mailspool – this one’s called “SamMAY ShMAYber!,” exuberance in original – I always marvel that I haven’t seen her … Continue reading

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The Empire Thumps Back

By and large I don’t post entertaining links out of context, mostly because other people are way better at it than I am. Still, once in a rainy while something comes along that’s so brilliantly funny that I have to … Continue reading

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Yond Same Black Cloud

Chilly? Check. Drizzling? Check. Monday? Check. Azure lagoon with balmy soft-fingered winds, glorious warm sands, the lulling whisper of small surf against the sheltered cove, dangerous drinks in garish glasses with paper umbrellas mounted by bouquets of infused fruit…? Er, … Continue reading

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When Bad Operating Systems Happen to Good People

Among the things you are not going to read in this space is today’s entry, complete with a snappy image of Rebecca Romijn-Stamos in Mystique blue. This is because Windows ME takes everything with it when it crashes Explorer. That … Continue reading

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Alert the Media

Work: I am so not into it today. Please bring on the hula hoops and Twister. I’m ready for my close-up, Mr. DeMille. (Twister link lifted from Rachelle B. See? Even the bloggy bits of my brain are distracted.) Dumbest. … Continue reading

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Dancing Chicken, Sleepy Beef

Apparently it was bad evil and wrong to love the dancing chicken in the old glory days of Chinatown Fair. Who knew? Next they’ll tell me it was wrong to want Jane Fonda to ditch the rest of her plastics … Continue reading

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Ecce Spam

Spam: I do not like it in a box, I do not like it with an ox. I do not like it in the air, I do not like it anywhere. Not even when it comes from Knits G. Bacchanal … Continue reading

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Smile and Say “Cheesecake”

Today, I precede myself. Today the regular Pepper physique of lean muscle and trim sinew has gone all soft and bulgy, and forsooth: I am a lipid. I squish to conquer. Today, call me Rumblebelly (apologies to R.A. Salvatore). Today, … Continue reading

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