Category Archives: Bookish

Like, Nathaniel P.?

My car is a Japanese-designed, 2007 model that for some fucking reason, has no USB or AUX input on the dash for my phone. So if I want to listen to something that’s not CDs or the radio, I either … Continue reading

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At One Time I Knew Way Too Much About Astrology and Not Enough About Nabokov

There aren’t that many great things about not drinking very much anymore (it’s fine if you’re not drinking because of a problem with drinking, but if you’re like me and are simply trying to not be fat then not drinking … Continue reading

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Kid’s Gotta Be a Maniac

I started listening to the Two Book Minimum podcast the other day. I had lots of comedy podcasts on my feed but only one literary podcast, and Two Book Minimum is a combination of both. I’m not a comedian but … Continue reading

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But They Stick

I am not a quote person. It’s not that I don’t believe that there’s no wisdom in quotes or that they can’t be helpful or uplifting at times, it’s just that the majority of people who collect them do so … Continue reading

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Cadabra

As I mentioned a few days ago, I’m not buying any more shit. I don’t mean ever, and I don’t mean that I’m starting some weird hippie project where I don’t purchase anything at all on principle. I’m just not … Continue reading

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Wicked World Policy

Earlier today, one of the women in my office started a conversation with someone else about books. She reads a lot, I’ve noticed that, even during the 15-minute breaks that I find insufficient for getting anything useful out of a … Continue reading

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Planning for Snowpocalypse

It’s over 40 degrees and sunny in Seattle, which seems surreal since most of my Facebook feed is about the blizzard that’s supposed to hit St. Louis later today. Like every time a winter storm is predicted, the grocery stores … Continue reading

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Endless

I mentioned the other day that Courtney gifted me with the first two Sandman books for Christmas. Aside from a couple of children’s books (like young children, e.g. “The Wolves in the Walls,” “The Day I Swapped My Dad for … Continue reading

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Are You Nobody Too

Pro of reading non-fiction, mostly sociological science-y books before bed: it makes me very tired. Con of reading non-fiction, mostly sociological science-y books at any time that is not before bed: it makes me very tired. One of the non-fiction, … Continue reading

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All Black Scribbles

I am 31 years old and I still have trouble reading scary stories before bed. Actually, I don’t have trouble reading scary stories before bed. I can read them just fine. It’s after I read them that I have the … Continue reading

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