Monthly Archives: October 2011

Not a Goddamn Bit of Sense

This is a real shirt for sale on Amazon. Can ANYONE explain the slogan to me?  Even sort of? This is a close up of the text. “Like you could do better”… 

October 29, 2011 | Blog

The Graveyard Book

I got a text from my roommate telling me to turn on NPR in 10 minutes when they’d be interviewing Neil Gaiman for a children’s book segment.  “The graveyard children’s book author”… 

October 29, 2011 | Blog

Space Essay

For some reason this did not cross post on my blog and essays section. It’s an essay on death in SPACE. FIND ME HERE 

October 28, 2011 | Blog

Terminal Illness Cuteness

This picture was posted on imgur with the following request: Photoshop Request: This is the photo of my daughter and her best friend who has been diagnosed with leukemia.  Can you photoshop… 

October 28, 2011 | Blog

Joan Didion, Making Wizened Look Fly.

“I found my mind turning increasingly to illness, to the end of promise, the dwindling of the days, the inevitability of the fading, the dying of the brightness. Blue nights are the… 

October 25, 2011 | Blog

Eros & Thanatos Roundup

I need to get these off my desktop.  They are the most evile of .jpg temptresses.  “Use me for something great,” they seem to say.  Yet in truth, there is only the… 

October 25, 2011 | Blog

Pedicure on my toes, toes

I don’t “interpret” art that often because it reminds me of the Illeana Douglas art class scenes from Ghost World. “It’s called ‘Tampon in a Teacup,’ it’s a response to the issue… 

October 21, 2011 | Blog

Of Suicides & Tigers

This month so far I’ve had two cases (both men) who shot themselves in the head.  It’s hard times out there.  People get sad and hopeless. People- men far more often then… 

October 19, 2011 | Blog

Of COURSE this exists.

Oh hey guys, meet Eternal Communication Systems. What is that disembodied alarm pad, you ask?  Why, it’s a recorder that is put in the casket with your dead relative that goes off… 

October 18, 2011 | Blog