Posts from August 2000


Sold (The Grundy County Auction Incident) – John Michael Montgomery

One Way or Another

One Way or Another – Blondie gonna gitcha gitcha gitcha gitcha one way


Wicked Good Guide to Boston English


The Adventures of the Boy with Immovable Hair

Bad Headlines

Dangerous Quiz I can only pray that I am never forced to answer their questions. The girl must be traumatized. When headlines go bad … sproink via metafilter

Bryan J Busch Quote Contest

Hot, Hot, Hot Getcherbuttrightouttatown! Thank you. Thank you very much. No, really. I love the applause, but … oh. No, you’re too kind. Yes. Thank you. It is a wonderful joy to have finally won The Quote Contest at re-run. Go on, now. You’ll have to start playing now, you realize? <grin>

Mix CDs and Tapes

99 If you enjoy making mix CDs and tapes, drop an eyeball on I will have to become a regular over there … link via re-run

Hawaiian Tuesday

When in Rome Wow! How delicious! It’s a Hawaiian Tuesday over at haha – no, serious!



A different year, a different Swamp as UF plots recovery.

What Is This? is the personal weblog of me, David Vincent Gagne. I've been publishing here since 1999, which makes this one of the oldest continuously-updated websites on the Internet.

A few years ago I was trying to determine what cocktails I could make with the alcohol I had at home. I searched the App Store but couldn't find an app that would let me do that, so I built one.


You can read dozens of essays and articles and find hundreds of links to other sites with stories and information about Ernest Hemingway in The Hemingway Collection.