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more to tell than can be told (part 1 of x)

August 16, 2010


in the absence of writing, I’ve been trying to read more. this is not an easy task for someone who can fall asleep at the drop of a hat (and sleep through it, too). but hey, I’ve been trying and sometimes succeeding, which is incidentally the only sort of success that I’ve known in my […]

imma be, imma be, imma imma bourgeoisie (or not)

April 27, 2010


okay, so off the bat, I want to acknowledge that “bourgeoisie” is a pretty loaded term, with a good amount of variance in meaning to different people. I also want to acknowledge that “bourgeoisie”┬áis one of those words that, along with “hegemony,” “jejune,” and “undie-run,” college graduates use to prove that they went to college. […]

a framework for our days

March 15, 2010


Love the quick profit, the annual raise, vacation with pay. Want more of everything ready-made. Be afraid to know your neighbors and to die. And you will have a window in your head. Not even your future will be a mystery any more. Your mind will be punched in a card and shut away in […]

quantitative comparison practice set

January 30, 2010


1. x = current ability to solve supposedly algebra-level math Column A x / years since you passed AP Calculus like a pro Column B x / debilitating fear of complete ineptitude A) The quantity in Column A is greater. B) The quantity in Column B is greater. C) The quantities are equal. D) The […]

…and forgetting their names

April 22, 2009


from the “about this video” section on the TED talk website: “Chris Abani tells stories of people: People standing up to soldiers. People being compassionate. People being human and reclaiming their humanity.” the spectrum of emotions through which his speech takes you is rivaled only by the depths of humanity he explores. he touches on […]


February 14, 2009


to laugh like this.. what a gift.


February 9, 2009


I decided to go to muddy waters (again) to use the internet and browse some job postings. instead, I ended up just sitting at my table with my ears open to take in the clicker and the clacker, the whispers and the stutters around me. justifiable eavesdropping, I suppose. some snippets I caught were hilarious, […]