Monthly Archives: November 2010

How Dare Everyone

Thing about Charter: They’re the worst fucking company in the whole fucking world.  In less than a month, I have made 2 service calls due to arbitrarily disconnected cables and sent 6 inquiries regarding their billing mistakes.  Not one fucking … Continue reading

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Since it would be dickish of me to imply otherwise, I concede that everyone is entitled to their own opinion.  However, I’d like to borrow a qualifier from Harlan Ellison, who says “No, you’re entitled to an informed opinion.”  Having … Continue reading

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I’m Not Crying, I’m Weeping With Joy

Computer viruses are the modern sociopaths.  They’re faceless, emotionless, and cruel in existence and intent.  They exist for reasons that don’t extend far beyond causing frustration and sometimes permanent damage of things you were probably saving for a reason.  My … Continue reading

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Eulogy for My Mama (Pho)

If you heard me sobbing uncontrollably last night, it’s because Mama Pho has closed.  For good.  The shutters are down and there’s a “For Lease” sign on the window and everything.  Mama Pho made the best banh mi in the … Continue reading

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Could Be Worse

Um…holy fuck.  I stopped checking Ye Olde Blog because I’d already manually exported everything, but after seeing that someone I liked had de-blogrolled me (I don’t know the reason and I’m too embarrassed to ask), I decided to visit my … Continue reading

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The Pumpkin Pie Pop Tart Taste Test

This is what happens when you don’t go out because you think you might have social anxiety problems: A few years ago, I liked going places that were crowded with strangers, and I could have a good time in most … Continue reading

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Willow Palin, Is That You?

The other day, I tweeted that although Ryan Reynolds had been named the Sexiest Man Alive, his face reminded me of something…dirty: (ahem, sorry for the tiny image.  WordPress won’t let me make it larger.) Because it does.  Unless there’s … Continue reading

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Or Am I Tripping and I’m Crashing

When I’m describing something I like to someone who has never heard of it before, I tend to lean towards hyperbole.  “It’s the best thing ever!” I say, or “It is the most amazing thing in the whole fucking world!”  … Continue reading

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Waking Life

I’m willing to admit that maybe I write too much about zombies, and that if someone didn’t know me very well, someone might come to the conclusion that I’ve jumped on the zombie bandwagon because…well, they’re zombies.  They’re popular and … Continue reading

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Merrie Paulsen Does It Right

I talked about it enough and bought it like a month ago, but now I’m finally starting Jonathan Franzen’s Freedom.  It’s a real intellectually perverse kick to open a thick novel for the first time, knowing that you have every … Continue reading

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