What’s the Dream? – How We Can Maybe Suck Less

I finished a book last night. It was Sapiens: A Brief History of Humankind, by Yuval Noah Harari. Did you know banks can loan ten times the amount of cash they physically possess? Our economy is a lie!! Actually, the thread that tied the whole book together (at least for me) was the potential benefit of such “lies,”… More What’s the Dream? – How We Can Maybe Suck Less

Excerpt from “The Broom of the System,” and Comments on Vanity

Here are a few words on vanity from pages 22-23 of David Foster Wallace’s The Broom of the System – a novel that developed from one of his undergrad theses: “A story, please.” “You want a story.” “Please.” “Did get a rather interesting one today.” “Go for it.” “Depressing, though.” “I want to hear it.” “Concerned a man… More Excerpt from “The Broom of the System,” and Comments on Vanity

I Actually Care

So. In my last post about not caring, I got pretty bitchy. I don’t know if it was totally accurate, but can you really be accurate when describing yourself? Every description I make of myself has a limited scope of truth – it’s limited and altered by everything from mood and environment to the audience and… More I Actually Care

So. In my last post about not caring, I got pretty bitchy. I don’t know if it was totally accurate, but can you really be accurate when describing yourself? Every description I make of myself has a limited scope of truth – it’s limited and altered by everything from mood and environment to the audience and… More I Actually Care