Monthly Archives: November 2017

News

By | November 23, 2017

From time to time I see a reporter from some newspaper or other news source asking around on Twitter for people who wouldn’t mind sharing their opinions about this or that or the other. Being the complete attention whore that I am (when I’m not experiencing fits of self-loathing over my attention-seeking behavior), I’m not above raising my… Read More »

Playing Footsie?

By | November 17, 2017

So there I was, dozing on a late flight from Chicago to Vermont, my arm dangling down next to my seat. Next thing you know, I’ve sleepily grabbed the shoe of the guy behind me and am trying (in my not-quite-half-awake stupor) to figure out what it is. Thank God he pulled it back abruptly and said nothing.

Go Dawgs, Buddhist Style

By | November 11, 2017

Strangest thing I’ve seen all week: a few dozen Buddhist monks doing the University of Georgia “Calling the Dawgs” cheer. Given that previously undefeated Georgia promptly got curb-stomped by Auburn today, I think it’s safe to say Buddha was not amused.