I was reading Don Barthelme’s Not-Knowing and in it, he mentions offhand how when he used to work at a newspaper, they would often make up quotes and attribute them to Ambrose Bierce. My idea is that we do this, and start by making up realistic ones (like “Enlightenment: The extremely short period between being… Read more Ambrose Bierce Misattributions
A TIMELY REMINDER THAT JUST MIGHT SAVE YOUR LIFE – – SAVE YOUR BARCODES! I have made it my life’s work to ensure that I communicate just how important it is to SAVE YOUR BARCODES. What would happen, for instance, if you threw your barcodes away, like common trash? The idea is preposterous, I know,… Read more Save Your Barcodes!
MEME (‘mEm) n: an idea, behavior, style, or usage that spreads from person to person within a culture. “I know this guy whose neighbor, a young man, was home recovering from having been served a rat in his bucket of Kentucky Fried Chicken. “So anyway, one day he went to sleep and when he awoke… Read more About Memes