anna

It's alright but it's all wrong

by anna at 10:39 AM on November 27, 2006

In college I lived in one of those flimsy apartment buildings designed for students. Both the walls and floors were wafer-thin. Soundproof wasn't a word that came to mind. I had two roommates, one of whom was named Rob. He always professed a deep obsession with our upstairs neighbor Maria, to the exclusion of all other girls. This seems a tad odd, seeing as how her boyfriend Tony came to visit her every other weekend. Turns out Rob was gay.

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mg

this is a test entry

by mg at 06:38 PM on November 26, 2006

seriously, this is just a test.

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anna

I'm alive I'm dead I'm a stranger killing an arab

by anna at 10:11 AM on November 24, 2006

Somewhere between the outright genocidal mania in present-day Darfur or Rwanda circa 1994 (when the "international community" stood by wringing its hands and debating the precise definition o' "genocide") and the idyllic peacenik nirvana of 1906, when 230 murders were reported in the entire US, lies a murder rate we can all be relatively comfortable with.

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mg

administrative note

by mg at 12:35 AM on November 23, 2006

If you are seeing this, that means you've made over to the new server. Hurray for you!

Things will be bumpy for a while. Please let me know if you notice anything being weird.

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anna

The Asian Taste Test

by anna at 05:40 PM on November 17, 2006

I'm riding along with the radio on. They're playing a game where listeners call in and relate embrassing or awkward experiences they've had during the week. The worst one wins an x-box 360. It's called Donkey of the Week. Usually it is some lame thing related to fantasy football or toilet paper stuck to someone's shoe at a party.

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anna

Proud to Be an American

by anna at 05:38 PM on November 09, 2006

I see this bumper sticker all the time and it always is on cars driven by people who look foreign born and they usually have the flag of another country displayed somewhere on the vehicle. Maybe the rest of us just take our freedom and prosperity for granted. People in the most godforsaken places on earth do not.

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anna

Bye bye it's been a sweet love yeah yeah

by anna at 07:42 AM on November 07, 2006

I shall now impart to you that which was imparted to me by a departing old flame. That which combines the perfect mixture of cruelty, off-handedness and keep-your-head-up reassurance. That ideal breakup line:

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anna

Everybody walks right by like they're safe or something, they don't know

by anna at 09:31 AM on November 05, 2006

Like everyone this side of NAMBLA and their ACLU partners, I deplore the sexual predation depicted on NBC's Dateline series. You know the deal: NBC comes into town, sets up shop and enlists the services of an actress who flirts with 30-something married creeps in chat rooms. (Note to self: stay the hell away from chat rooms.) She pretends to be 14, or creepier still 13. Never 12. They arrange to meet at her suburban home. Conveniently no shotgun-wielding dads are ever in sight. They are probably off trolling for their own nubile teens at the public library. Telltale cookies, don't you know.

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anna

Terrifies me, makes me party

by anna at 07:23 PM on November 01, 2006

North Korea has once again shocked the world by agreeing to begin attending the fabled "six nation talks" that of late have consisted of just five nations that don't meet. It is like an AA meeting without the drunks or the coffee. Let's listen in.

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