Posts tagged “biography”

Born Standing Up

Born Standing Up

In which I review Steve Martin’s memoir

I am Biography.

Generally I enjoy watching Biography on A&E. I really don’t like their new tagline, though. “You’re either Biography, or you’re not.” What is that supposed to mean? Are they saying that I am not Biography? I think it’s insulting. Hmph.

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.