Posts tagged “memes”


I love Twitter. I joined when I was at SXSW2006 and forgot all about it until about six months ago. I’ve been enjoying it tremendously lately. Just today I finally convinced Kelly to install Twitterific. And now … Shaquille O’Neal is posting tweets.

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Alphabet Tunes

Here’s another silly music meme. This one’s from A Small Victory. Take all the songs in iTunes (or your music player of choice), alphabetize ’em, and tell the first song of each letter. Yes, it’s lame. Yes, it’s fun. I got more than 26 because I couldn’t resist including numerals and non-alphanumeric characters. And I


Once again I am probably several months behind on this one, but everyone knows I’m a sucker for a good meme. And it’s not my fault, I swear! I’ve just been working triple-time for the last few months. Anyway …Here is my “blog family tree” from Look at all those siblings I have! Now,

What Is David?

This is quite funny. From Robyn came the idea to do a Google search on “David is“.Here are the top ten eleven things David is, according to Google: David is … the devil. David is … burning. David is … triumphant over Goliath. David is … currently a hot property in the character actor business. David is … science editor for Parade Magazine, and writes


If it’s possible to fall head-over-heels in love with a meme, I’ve done it. Googlewhacking: The Search for The One It took me a few tries. I’ll admit I sat staring at the screen for a bit. Google found thousands and thousands of what I considered to be incredibly strange juxtapositions. esoteric amplitude? 2,250 hits

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.