Daily Archives: December 30, 2006

A Fun Little Statistic for You

Not counting this entry or anything I write tomorrow, I’ve posted about 300,000 words to the Whatever in 2006, which comes out to about 825 words a day, every day. Add to that what I expect is an additional 200,000 words or so I wrote over at By The Way, and that’s roughly half a […]

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Kim Ng

Check this out: a Newsweek story on Kim Ng, with the subhead: “She knows her baseball and is in line to become the sport’s first female GM.” Right on. She and I lived in the same dormitory at the University of Chicago — at the same time, even. It’s always exciting when people you know […]

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My Favorite Albums of 2006

Because I know you’re wondering: They are Black Holes and Revelations by Muse, and Begin to Hope by Regina Spektor. Why? Well, I’ll tell you, with the help of multimedia aids.* First, Muse, performing their single “Starlight”: I like this album because it pretty perfectly fills a long-absent slot in my list of musical needs, […]

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I Eated It!

My wife asked me to do a couple of things for her yesterday while she was shopping, to which I said, “All right, but when you come back, I want a cookie.” “What kind of cookie?” she asked. “A special cookie,” I said. Behold! Mmm…. special cookie.

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