Knowledge -> Action
KNOWLEDGE I went to see a naturopath last night. Because, why not? Because, wouldn’t it be interesting to describe the ins and outs of your body, your eating habits, your aches and pains, all of your overshares, to a cool Armenian woman with a beautiful necklace who listens and offers you advice? Well I did, and I should be taking acidophilus bifidus (“Go for the 8 million”), B...
Food - Field Report - Rice Dreams in Louisiana -... →
If I ever disappear in the middle of the night without a trace, it’s because I decided to spend the rest of my days cultivating organic crops on my family’s 90-acre rice farm. Mr. Unkel, you are my hero.
Reading and the Web - Texts Without Context -... →
I’m only halfway through reading this — another Serious Publication’s take on the David Shields book I haven’t picked up — and I’m already irritated. It’s like the High Modernist Tea Party Movement, comprised of a rag-tag crew of “legit” cultural/intellectual types who maintained non-Web-careers, joined by the increasing cadre of literary...
Perhaps it is as absurd to talk about progress in literature as it is to talk...– Chang-Rae Lee : The New Yorker
This is clearly a systematic failure on the part of the meters and the...– Taxi Drivers Overbilled 1.8 Million Times, New York Says - NYTimes.com Yeah, and Black Sabbath made me kill myself.
I usually keep a strict divide between my work computings and my personal computings. Dumb, really. I guess it’s a peas & carrots thing. But I just wanted to let you know that today I took the F train to work for the very last time. I looked at the opalescent glow of the green station tiles, like the moonstone face of an old Fossil watch I wore in my youth. I stood in the same place...
Girl starved to death while parents raised virtual... →
I had written a play for my final project at school. I did this play in New...– Mike O’Connell: Figuring out what it’s all about | That Other Paper