I feel like I’ve been very slow recently. Like my brain hasn’t been firing on full power. Like I can’t really keep up with a normal human conversation because I have to keep tilting my head and going, “wait what?” Maybe I need to sleep more. Anyway. End preface, post proper. Perhaps you have heard … More stargirl

gogol bordello

So last night I went to see Gogol Bordello at the House of Blues in Boston. I’m pretty sure it was the best show I’ve ever been to in my life. Like, not just best concert. Best of anything. Plays, dance, movies, whatever else might qualify. I can’t even believe how much fun it was. … More gogol bordello


Debut novelist Lara Zielin on the trials and tribulations of editing: (points to wordvixen, who originally posted this)


This post is a couple weeks old, but I keep going back to it because I love it so.


So guys. Wells Tower is, basically, the shit. You may recall that earlier in the week I expressed my doubts that this writer with the funny name could be nearly as good as all the critics were saying. But Jesus, he is. I went to his reading tonight at Brookline Booksmith here in Boston. (go … More amazing

a plea

This afternoon I was wandering around by my work in search of my afternoon caffeine, and I passed by the usual assortment of people asking for money. The usual signs about how they’re sober, good people. Except. For the one guy. His sign said, “Help Me Get Drunk.” I laughed out loud and I was … More a plea


My Netflix came the other day, and I was like “oh yay West Wing” but I had other things to do so I just left it on my floor. (Gracetopia, it is not a tidy place.) But then I opened it and it was not West Wing. It was the final disc of The Sandbaggers!! … More sandbaggers