Look, I love Men’s Health magazine, and not just because at least once each issue for the last five years — I’ve been keeping track! — an article has mentioned the University of Florida. I had my subscription set to automatically renew every year. But when I switched banks from Washington Mutual to Bank of
Jason just linked to an article at The New Yorker with a list of the five scariest movies of all time. I’ve only seen one of the films on the list — The Silence of the Lambs — which I thought was a great thriller, but it didn’t particularly scare me. Cannibals and serial killers are simply not high on my list of Things Which Frighten.
I just don’t see how anyone could make a list like this and not include Jaws. I’m 35 years old and I still think of that damn shark any time I’m in the ocean. Is there anyone in the world that doesn’t? Hell, I think it wasn’t until I was out of my twenties that I could swim in a $#&* pool without being scared.
Quite nifty! My mini-tutorial — Five Tips for Smarter Playlists — has been published in the second issue of the online pdf magazine CRAM. A few weeks ago I received an email from one of their editors requesting permission to republish the essay. I had actually forgotten all about it. Then this morning someone at CRAM sent me an email announcing that the latest issue has been published. My article begins on page six. How cool is that?
Hey! I got my first two (free) issues of Shift magazine last week. I read them on the plane to and from Miami. The ‘corporate’ web site is pretty busy – far too many bells and whistles for my taste. It betrays the ultimate hep-ness-osity of the magazine. The print version is excellent though. I
So yesterday, while I was reading this, I ate an entire bag of microwave popcorn. No, I’m not a slow reader, you dork. I am an extremely fast popcorn-eater. I in-freakin’-hale the stuff. I love popcorn. Then when we went to see X-Men I consumed a Large bag during the previews. So by like nine