Wednesday, October 21, 2009

Pretty great stuff.

And a Happy Halloween to you all, the Anatomical Machines of Cappella Sansevero courtesy of the Atlas Obscura.


"For an enormous number of incidences, yes."

Thank you, Grant, for sending this.

Interviewer: You are in favor of capital punishment?
Waugh: For an enormous number of incidences, yes.
Interviewer: And you yourself would be prepared to carry it out?
Waugh: Doing -- actually doing the hanging as well?
Interviewer: Yes.
Waugh: I think it odd for them to choose a novelist for such a task.

For some musings on Waugh, see Grant's blog.

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Thursday, October 15, 2009

What to Expect: The Third Decade

I have a short list up this morning at McSweeneys.


Monday, October 12, 2009

More unlikely animal friends

Friday, October 09, 2009

The Importance of Attitude

Another rant about scuba diving, this time up at The Rumpus.