Monthly Archives: June 2007

Class dismissed …

… so for some reason I started up “X-Men 3” via mplayer … perhaps boredom. I know I should pull a book off the shelf, either fiction or non-fiction for my work … or non-fiction that’s unrelated to my work … Continue reading

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It’s fish-fry-Friday, but I had turkey.

Let’s clear some links: Occam’s Razor: a webcomic, the first I’ll post today, but not the last. In Praise of Bullshit: it cites On Bullshit by Harry Frankfurt. Pinky TA: a second webcomic, but not the last. A Lesson Is … Continue reading

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Thorsday — no thunder

At Fair Trade I finished Prague, Arthur Phillips’s first novel. He has a new one out there, Angelica, which Salon recently reviewed: The extravagantly talented novelist Arthur Phillips seems to be making a grand tour of all the best literary … Continue reading

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Hump Day

The middle of the week; a meeting with Hans on Friday. Today I decided to watch the new Die Hard movie — Live Free of Die Hard.

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More Kant, less Life

This evening I was reading a book on Kant & Schiller & Aesthetics … well, between episodes of rewatching Matrix Revolutions. Horst Nitschack’s “Kritik der √§sthetischen Wirklichkeitskonstitution” — Critique of the aesthetic constitution of reality — from Verlag Roter Stern, … Continue reading

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Last night to tonight

I hate it when people write “tonite.” I’m known for my own range of silly abbreviations, neologisms and the like, but “tonite” and “lite” are the ones that get me. Last night I re-viewed (I like funky hyphenation but am … Continue reading

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Old week or new week?

I awoke on time this morning, having set my alarm so I could make it to town for brunch/lunch and writing with Richard and Amy. I went back to — a fitful — sleep for a while with a couple … Continue reading

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Keeping it brief

After watching “Family of the Blood” I watched two more — this time really really good — Doctor Who episodes last night: “Blink” and “Utopia.” “Blink” is a stand-alone episode in the mold of a season 2 story told from … Continue reading

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And another week ends

I got into town today, went to the Union, had lunch there, and enjoyed the general grayness that was outside from within the bright confines of the Lakefront Cafe while I ate a burger and worked on my computer.

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With my cunning and with my skills …

… I don’t need a brain. So goes a line (perhaps two) from the wonderful “Pitbull Terrier” by Emir Kusturica and the No Smoking Orchestra; the song is featured in the amazing “romance” Black Cat, White Cat, Kusturica’s 3rd ‘Balkan’ … Continue reading

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