Daily Archives: February 16, 2009
Justine Just Says “No”
Posted on February 16, 2009 15 Comments
“No” to requests for her to read other people’s unpublished work, that is. Lots of reasons, many of which boil down to “uh, can’t you see I’m busy?” Which is a totally valid reason. Reminds me to link again to my own entry on the subject, since I’m getting an increasing incidence of such requests […]
Le Chat au bacon
Posted on February 16, 2009 34 Comments
Meanwhile, in France, the newspaper Le Figaro (or one of its blogs, in any event) has discovered Bacon Cat, as our Gallic companions try to make sense of the online bacon obsession.
Oh Noes! He’s Talking Politics Again!
Posted on February 16, 2009 184 Comments
The creative centers of my brain are flipping me the bird at the moment, so I’ll fill up this empty time by spouting off about politics for a spell. You folks in the front rows, ready your tarps; it’s gonna get messy. * I’m not entirely sure where the GOP is buying its drugs these […]
You’ve Got Layoffs!
Posted on February 16, 2009 18 Comments
My former AOL colleague Joe Loong has up something called “Preparing for Your Impending Layoff From AOL,” which as you might guess is about what to do when you’re laid off from that august institution, as I was in 1998, and Joe himself was in 2007. It’s got some AOL-specific stuff in there, but there’s […]
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