Ping Squirt Sabbath

Writing on the Internet about taking a break from the Internet is sort of like announcing the start of your veganhood from a cheese cave in France. But I just moved to a new city and it feels like the…

Not for the Faint of Heart of Darkness

I’ll probably never touch a mortar & pestle again thanks to a horrifying article I read once in Harper’s. The details–save for this one mortar & pestle-featuring scene–are mostly gone from my brain, but that picture is seared there (I’ll…

World Cup Coca-Cola K’naan Fever

Carl Wilson, in his terrific contribution (an exploration of taste via C??line Dion called Let’s Talk About Love: A Journey to the End of Taste) to the 33 1/3 series, writing here on Dion’s success internationally, and what it suggests…

Concentrate and Ask Again

The Internet is gigantic! It’s a wonder you’ve wandered here at all. As a thanks, please accept this dancing bear (via woolgathering & miscellany):

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