March 28th, 2007


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I wish I could pinpoint exactly when I started living my life in 12-hour segments instead of 24-hour segments. It must have been midway or late in college.

I'm also scared at some point I'll move down to 6-hour segments.

Thrilling Two-Fisted Tales of Commuters Observed:
He was the very image of a college student doing an internship downtown. Standard issue jacket and tie, brown tennis shoes, a new-ish looking backpack, probably purchased for the new job. Remarkably nondescript. He had just started a V.S. Naipaul book, and I didn't have the heart to warn him to give up now while he had a chance.

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Here's a clue: if you're innocent, you don't need to plead the fifth. And yes, the public and the media want answers.

Alternate fuels as a metaphor for Bush's presidency.

Howard Kurtz discusses Tony Snow's cancer diagnosis. (Bonus: how Tony Snow turned the daily White House briefing into a daily combat.)

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Today's top headline: Gangster who built world's tallest log cabin (Courtesy professorbooty.)

Skiing down the longest escalator on the London Underground. (Courtesy mscongeniality.)

Excellent read: what Philip K. Dick story are we living in today? (Also courtesy professorbooty.)