There is joy in just geeking it out sometimes, and this is right in the middle of it. On a somewhat tangential but not unrelated note, saw American Teen this weekend. It is a good movie, and there are some scenes of such heart-breaking teen-ness that you want to just lose it. For those who […]
Monthly Archives: August 2008
I want to see Pineapple Express. And I watched 3 hours of Pay-per-View Ultimate Fighting with you, so you owe me.
Doogie + Mal + Vi + musical = niice. I’m looking forward to more, and it only leeched 40 minutes from my life! Update[!]: Looking about, I find that Felicia Day also does The Guild, a few minutes of your time at a time, totally worth a subscription. The vlog is so medium cool.
Apparently, I’m the pepper, at least in sociolo-blogo-circles. I met Jenn when someone pointed me to her blog, back at last year’s American Sociological Association meetings. Not long ago. I think we may try to do some video blogging sometime soon, if I can get my hardware/software act together…
Does anyone really read my blog at my site? Or is it mostly RSS reader? I’ve been spending less time on Google Reader and more going to sites lately – I want to ‘slow down’ a bit, plus I have been trying to enjoy more the aesthetics of what is said as well as the […]
The New York Times printed an article today about David Galenson, and I have nothing really to add. Oh, wait, other than to say that: 1) Economists prey on disciplines with low self-esteem, and the fact that anyone in the art world would even bother with Galenson is evidence that art history, and the arts […]
Well, maybe not. But I feel like the most interesting and important long-term benefit of ‘doing’ sociology is the ability to look out into the world and see things that others have trouble seeing. That is, it makes the invisible visible. A case in point: a friend of mine has a downright logical state of […]