Tagged: David Sedaris

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books: a modest bestiary

My alarms go off at 5:15a and 6:05a in the morning and I’m usually woken up by the middle of an international story on NPR or if I hit the snooze button, The Writer’s Almanac.

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Cute Ballot and Pencil say, “Vote!”

A little retro touch on this year’s November voting guide from the District. I could almost imagine that little ballot and pencil singing a cute little ditty until I read that you complete us crap. And as a few people...

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gadgets: gotta go, gotta go, gotta go right now…

I really thought I had heard it all when I first heard David Sedaris read about his experience with the Stadium Pal (skip down to Lesson Four), also here’s a video of him on Letterman reading the account but the...

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the unavoidable consequence of you

I finally broke down and bought a book last night. Used a very old Target gift card, one of a few given to me at a birthday party by people who I knew forgot to get a gift and swung...

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Why yes, I read AND listen to NPR!

I actually had an extended conversation with one of my building neighbors today (that wasn’t Dominic or my next door neighbor who speaks about as much English as I do Spanish). I was getting my iPod earphones in on the...

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when I look back on my ordinary life

The lesson is: save early and save often! gmail sorta crashed up my browser (it really can be a firefox killer) and I lost all the fun and wit of my post. For a moment you think, “F_ck it, I’m...