Archive for March, 2007

Down with Cable

Wednesday March 28th 2007, 10:20 pm

So Adelphia cum Comcast’s cable service was so bad, and the DVR–which was like from 1990 or something–worked so poorly that I finally decided to cancel it. Most of my shows are available from iTunes for $2 a pop, and I did the math and it actually costs me less to buy them that way […]

Happy birthday

Friday March 23rd 2007, 10:10 pm

to ME!

Against the Day

Sunday March 18th 2007, 3:10 pm

I’m reading Against the Day now. I had misgivings about it, but it turns out I’m loving every page. It’s reminding me of all the reasons I loved Pynchon in the first place.

Subjects: reading, books

Jean Baudrillard’s Death Did Not Take Place

Wednesday March 07th 2007, 4:22 pm

Crazy French philosopher Jean Baudrillard, author of The Gulf War Did Not Take Place and Simulcra and Simulation, has died. Or is his death merely a hyperreal simulacra of an event whose perception has become so divorced from its referent that the referent ceases to exist at all?

Subjects: philosophy, news

Wet Asphalt back in action

Tuesday March 06th 2007, 3:26 pm

Wanted to make sure everyone knows that Wet Asphalt is back in action, with a run down of the state of speculative fiction and a review of Confessions of a Crap Artist by Philip K. Dick.

Subjects: criticism, wet asphalt

My new grill

Monday March 05th 2007, 9:15 pm

Subjects: pictures

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