Posts tagged “chicken”

Obscure Store

In which he posts a few links about birds

The Holy Hand-Grenade: Redux

I don’t know which part of this story is more blogworthy: the fact that the guy had a live grenade in his leg, or the fact that the surgeon said, “Fortunately everything came out all right.” I also can’t figure out why Jason chose to send me that story instead of the one following it.

Call Firda and tell her I said, “It takes a tough man to make a tender chicken.” Her number is (800) 222-6000 ext. 800630000. From time to time I may ask you to do these things for me. Do not question my authority. Just do them. You’ll feel better about yourself. I promise.

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.