Monthly Archives: December 2010


I hate writing. I hate being stumped by my own writing. Gah. Apropos a thing I’m not going to say too much more about, I’m going get this page to sublime if I have to drag it there shackled and screaming.


From Douglas Adams “The Restaurant at the End of the Universe”: It is a curious fact, and one to which no one knows quite how much importance to attach, that something like 85% of all known worlds in the Galaxy, be they primitive or highly advanced, have invented a drink called jynnan tonnyx, or gee-N’N-T’N-ix, […]

Overton Whiplash

“Bathtime!” “Noooo!” “Do you want to take a bath?” “Noooo!” “Ok. Do you want to play with toys?” “Yeah!” “Do you want to play with bath toys?” “Yeah!” “Do you want to play with bath toys in the bath?” “Yeah!” “Ok, let’s go play with bath toys in the bath!” “Yay!” I’ve seen similar tricks […]


Slightly edited, after posting – a guy really shouldn’t talk in the third person or say “you know” twice in one sentence, you know? I’ll flesh this out with URLs later, but for now this will do. While I couldn’t stay for the duration of the Technicity conference – time, tide and daycare wait for […]