Buds

“Hey, take our picture!” It was about 10:30 at night on a Friday, and I was taking pictures of the fountain outside the Park Street MBTA station. Oh, what a crummy, crappy scene! A poorly-lit, dark bronze fountain, with a brightly-illuminated, gilded State House in the background. Yes, I was trying to see how well
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Achievement Unlocked: Squirrel

This is a fat squirrel. It is the end of winter. Perhaps the more important point is “this is an alive squirrel.” Which is to say “this is a successful squirrel.” (Still: he can’t keep using that excuse. If he doesn’t have the winter fat gone by the end of April, he needs to just admit
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“Buggy Enough To Have Richness”

The guy who wrote the most gleefully chaotic coin-op game of my childhood talks about building “Robotron: 2084″: He went on to suggest that those rotten anchovies were the game’s bugs. “I found this out several years after we released, but we had this thing called the ‘Mikey bug.’ At the beginning of a ‘brain
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Under New Theme Management

… …..? .. Okay. It would appear that the new theme is installed and working. And in desperate need of editing. But! It is indeed a theme that with the healing power of a $42 Themeforest purchase has transformed my blog into mostly what I want it to look like.
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Programming Note For Those With Taste

The David Letterman Christmas Spectacular — which isn’t the official title of the last new Letterman show before Christmas but absolutely ought to be — is airing this Friday night. Please check your calendar, set your DVR, wind your watches, block your hats, and nog any eggs whose palatability could be improved by such a
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