“I wouldn’t exactly call it ‘cooking’ but I can make noodles. That means I can boil water, put the pasta in and wait until it’s done.” -Devon Werkheiser While watching, I watched Anthony Bourdain eat carbonara and it looked amazing. I realize I couldn’t possibly replicate the dish on the show, but I wanted to … [Read more…]
“UNIVAC: a device, which contained 20,000 vacuum tubes, occupied 1,500 square feet and weighed 40 tons; there was also a laptop version weighing 27 tons.” -Dave Barry Freakonomics linked to an article on the Yale Law School website discussing laptops in the classroom and I was reminded why this discussion is so annoying.The argument against … [Read more…]
We discussed Dead Until Dark on Friday. Up next, is The Botany Of Desire by Michael Pollan on September 30th.
“Knowledge of the world is only to be acquired in the world, and not in a closet.” -Lord Chesterfield I love Manboobz. (Totally safe for work, unless you work for a Men’s Rights organization. If you do, why are you even reading this?) I read the website regularly and I’m amazed by the sheer number … [Read more…]
I was long addicted to True Blood, the TV show based on the Sookie Stackhouse books by Charlaine Harris and I am now addicted to the books themselves. I’m on the eighth book in the series and I only started the first one a month ago.The writing is not particularly impressive, though I feel as … [Read more…]