Posts tagged “insanity”

“Insanity is often the logic of an accurate mind overtasked. Good mental machinery ought to break its own wheels and levers, if anything is thrust among them suddenly which tends to stop them or reverse their motion. A weak mind does not accumulate force enough to hurt itself; stupidity often saves a man from going mad.”
Oliver Wendell Holmes Sr.

Home Amputation

I really just don’t know what to say about this one: Prepare yourself for an adventure like you have never before experienced. In an unprecedented event … LIVE via webcam access … you can watch me amputate my legs with a homemade guillotine on October 31st! [link via Visual Distortion]

NIN is probably not the best music to hear constantly when you feel you may be in danger of losing your mind. Roger, Over. Captain, Unger. Unger, Over. Captain, Over. Over, Roger. Roger, Captain.

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.