First there was Slow Food. Now there’s Slow Living. “Fast isn’t turning us into Masters of the Universe,” Mr. Honoré said. “It’s turning us into Cheech and Chong.” (But aren’t C&C the very definition of slow?) Being slow is about… Read more ›
this appeals to my culture-jamming sensibilities: inserting an unexpected item into our object-stuffed consumersphere, with an eye to making us question what we need and what we buy.
what am i saying? the whole interwebs are a timesuck. here’s a funny story about eating and bicycling, courtesy of Craigslist’s “best of’s”. not for the queasy. if you like Stuff on My Cat (Unreliable Narrator-approved!), I Can Has Cheezburger,… Read more ›
who ever thought a parrot’s last words would remind you of the robert olen butler short story “Jealous Husband Returns as Parrot,” (Tabloid Dreams)? or of words you might say to a family member before parting? Even up through last… Read more ›
Sniglets occasionally something you read will have a description or bit of dialogue that leaps out at you. here are some i’ve found recently: bus-commuting groundhog: “Yeah, he’s sleeping today,” Mr. Schwartz replied. Inside the carrier, Chuck lay on his… Read more ›
last weekend we went to the L.A. county fair with CN’s buddy N. from his old preschool and N.’s parents. it was a perfect fall day: cool in the morning, sunny midday, and quite clear. i had a miserable cold… Read more ›