B Kliban Picture Gallery

Thanks to Teresa and Patrick Nielsen Hayden for the link, a B Kliban Picture Gallery: Cartoons In Order Of Increasing Difficulty. B. Kliban’s cat cartoons were very popular in the 80s, but his other cartoons were surreal and subversive. Just the thing for me, anyway, trying to find my way through early adulthood.

Can’t Sleep…

Driving Will home from wrestling practice just a few minutes ago, we came up behind a car with a New York plate, in a frame that’s worth a post:

Serious Eats: 30 Days of Pork

I wish I’d thought of 30 Days of Pork. Proof that bacon is a starter meat that leads to harder uses of pork. I also wish I’d thought of Serious Eats. I need to take my serious eating to a whole new level. Making Light pointed to this (and gave credit for it as well).

Tom Waits on his cherished albums of all time

This is an old link I should have posted ages ago, from the UK’s Observer Monthy Music (“OMM”): Tom Waits on his cherished albums of all time: ‘It’s perfect madness’ In the first of an occasional series in which the greatest recording artists reveal their favourite records, Tom Waits writes about his 20 most cherished […]


Had a car wreck today with Jack in the car – as far as we know now, nothing worse than a bump on my head from one of those hand-holds on the interior of the car right above the door – mild concussion, a gash with 8 staples in it, a little stiffness, and burn […]

Download Now: The Free iPod Book 2.0

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