Daily Archives: June 12, 2013

Oh My Dear Lord, It’s a Video of My Band From High School

This just surfaced on Facebook. I had no idea this existed. I am not sure it should exist. Nevertheless, it does. And I am showing it to you. Spoiler: We’re not good. Prepare yourselves. Context: The name of the band is Dead Rats Don’t Fly, and it was the brain child of my friend Tom […]

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New Look Update

I think I have it pretty much where I want it at the moment, though I might do a little bit of further tweaking around the edges. For those who are curious, the design is WordPress’ “Twenty Thirteen” theme, lightly tweaked via basic personalization (colors, images) and with a little CSS work to shrink the […]

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DON’T PANIC: Changing Designs

I’ve decided I’m officially bored with Whatever’s design, which has been the same for about two years now. I’ll be making some changes today, effective around 3pm Eastern. Between then and whenever I’ve said I’ve stopped, the blog may look weird or wonky for a bit, and features may disappear, reappear, or otherwise flicker and […]

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Dayton: See Me Thursday, 7pm, Books & Co in Beavercreek! Plus: Chinese Books

First things first: Hey, Dayton and the surrounding area, why not come see me at Books & Co at the Greene in Beavercreek tomorrow at 7pm? Why not bring the kids? And the parents? And the neighbors? And their pets? Especially if they are ferrets? Because I love me some ferrets, man. There’s nothing I […]

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How My Daughter Is Spending Summer Vacation

Hey. That horse won’t ride itself.

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The Big Idea: David J. Schwartz

Author David J. Schwartz is offering his latest, Gooseberry Bluff Community College of Magic: The Thirteenth Rib, as an Amazon Kindle Serial: Buy it, and every couple of weeks a new episode drops into your eReader. A neat concept (and I know from episodic content), but what’s the story? Well, as Schwartz explains, head to […]

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My 8,00th Post*

Hello! This is my 8,000th post on Whatever!* *Not actually the 8,000th post on Whatever, because other people have made guest posts over the years. This is actually the 8,093rd post on Whatever.** **It’s not actually the 8,093rd post on Whatever, either, because the posts here currently only go back to March of 2002, and […]

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