monthly archives: September 2009

That’s s-a-n-c-t-i-m-o-n-i-o-u-s. Yes, with an "s."

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ThoughtSpot: Behind the Scenes! *roll camera* The title of today’s blog was almost, “Really? You took the elevator to the second floor?” I IM’d my friend about this guy who did just that. We spent the better part of 30 … Continue reading

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Dear Brutal Truth is back!

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Okay so, it’s official — Dear Brutal Truth is back. That’s right. The world can sleep better knowing that its toughest, most awkward questions will all be answered. *** I like this article. I’d comment on it, but you already … Continue reading

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If I were David Foster Wallace I’d be worrying about not writing right now. (I’d also be dead.)

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It’s been just over a year since David Foster Wallace died. In memoriam, I’m posting a few quotes from him: excerpts from his letters to Princeton undergrads on the subject of writing and a bit from a Charlie Rose interview, … Continue reading

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on and on and on

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Next to genocide and onions the things I hate most are breakups*. They pretty much suck. And I feel really sad when my friends are dealing with them in any capacity. In a rare showing of pessimism, I’ll ask this … Continue reading

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Write monkey, write!

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A HUGE motherscratchin’ thanks to all of my friends who came out to see me read my writing tonight. I was nervous and scared and excited and pretty sure that I’d get up there and throw up or at least … Continue reading

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Rumor has it…

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DBT is on its way back! It is the virtues, not the faults…which constitute one’s true legacy. — Gandhi

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Blame It On The Alcohol

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On Sunday night a bunch of Seattle friends and I went to see Ferris Bueller’s Day Off at the cemetery. The movies at Cinespia are commonly opened by an actor or some other person related to the film. In our … Continue reading

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