Category: blog

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random: condemned to repeat it

Anyone else sick of all the remakes, covers, re-imaginings, etc.? To go off on a slightly* geeky tangent, in the X-Men and Alpha Flight comic from 1986, the trickster god was offering mankind the opportunity to become like gods. One...

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metro: new DC Circulator routes!

Turns out that once again, I’m not crazy.* When I saw some DC Circulator buses heading through my neighborhood this past weekend, I thought they were working as shuttles to help with Marathon crowds. Apparently not. Circulator Now Connects More...

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food porn: $240 worth of pudding

No, not really. This is $240 worth of pudding. And this is some caramel croissant pudding a la Nigella Lawson*: It seems that Food Network only has about 10 episodes total of both Nigella’s shows, so I see the same...

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office: it has its moments

The actual work still sucks most of the time, but our building is actually quite pretty at times. A colleague was walking past the atrium windows, saw a chair, the sun and an opportunity. It was fairly cold in the...

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caffeine: easier to homebrew than meth!

I have been happily stickin’ it to the man for over a week now. After a friend showed me the travel mug that had become part of their daily morning routine, I was curious, but not sold. Then I priced...

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food: brunch at the tap room

’nuff said. Ok, not really, but I think I can still feel some of this brunch creating a food baby in my belly. Since Sunday turned out to be such a nice day, I ventured forth to Clarendon to meet...

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video: Aisha Tyler is my muse…

TGIF everyone! Have I mentioned how much I love Aisha Tyler? Probably so, but it bears repeating. James and I have become total fanboys, quoting bits from her special, following her on twitter and generally spreading the gospel. I call...

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video: “Elmo wants this tape!”

Ricky Gervais… doing comic work for charity is totally his thing. He’s a seasoned professional at it, crack a few jokes, raise some dollars, all in a day’s work right? And Sesame Street’s Elmo, so cute, so cuddly, so innocent....