i'd rather be in haena   

or anyplace with more trees and less concrete

Archive for February, 2009

Parsing Snark and Its Dearths: Count The Eyerolls

Monday, February 23rd, 2009

Snark the Fourth Fit from Ana Marie Cox on Vimeo.

“Nobody would Twitter if they had a strong sense of identity”

Sunday, February 22nd, 2009

“A Load of Twitter”

Top Ten Mellotron Tracks

Saturday, February 21st, 2009

Good to see so much old Genesis represented (and Gentle Giant!), but what, no “Rain Song”?

“Moral Hazard Trumped Systemic Risk”

Tuesday, February 17th, 2009

Inside The Meltdown

Weather Geeking, Orchid Geeking

Sunday, February 15th, 2009

Keeping orchids alive outdoors is a challenge where I live. It’s been raining for almost a week and will most likely rain through this coming week. Nights get down to about 35 degrees and the temp hasn’t topped 42 or so during the day since the rains resumed. I grow a lot of Mexican Laelia [...]

Your One-Stop Shopping Destination for Business Cliches

Saturday, February 14th, 2009

Let’s touch base and I’ll bottom-line a ballpark figure for you.

Cramps Live at Napa, 1978

Sunday, February 8th, 2009

A year later I saw the Cramps open for Talking Heads at the Aragon in Chicago. Bryan Gregory was spitting lit cigarettes at the folks spitting on him from the front rows. Unforgettable.

Wolves and Palin: Perhaps We Could Take Up A Collection to Buy Anti-Aircraft Guns for the Former

Tuesday, February 3rd, 2009

Warning: disturbing images of wolves being shot and left to die in the snow.