Daily Archives: November 8, 2006

A Picture of Interest Only to True Blog Dorks

I’ve noted before that I and Josh Marshall of Talking Points Memo were in the same high school class together (Webb School of California, ’87), and here’s some documentary proof for you that I can’t believe I actually haven’t posted before: a picture of me and Josh from our high school days. Josh is the […]

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Heckuva Job, Rummy.

Bye, now. Incidentally, what I find interesting is that when I went to Wikipedia just now to find out who this Robert Gates fellow is, the entry was already updated to note he’d been nominated by Bush to be Secretary of Defense. Welcome to the 21st century, where even reference materials update in real time. […]

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Election Observations 2006

Some early morning, off-the-cuff observations about the elections: * What do I feel about the 2006 elections? Like my country has taken some kind of big goddamn sanity pill, that’s what. I don’t want to oversell the importance of this particular election, but at the moment I feel like it’s probably the most important election […]

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Because I Haven’t Talked About Me Enough Recently

Allow me to take a moment in all this election dorkery to make mention a few things going on with, uh, me: 1. There’s a lovely review of The Android’s Dream over at Bookslut: The Android’s Dream is a galloping caper that is very funny and very satisfying. Often caper books fall apart at the […]

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