#CancelColbert!

So by now you've probably heard the news that Stephen Colbert is switching jobs, thereby presumably ending his satire career. The Colbert Report will, when it ends in 2015, have run almost exactly 10 years, which reminds me of a number of other comedy institutions that ran for approximately 10…

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Bad Music sample.

"Last of the Great Old Hang Around Type Girls" AJ Marshall From the classic Incorrect Music days comes AJ Marshall, the only Aj Jolson impersonator with an album on MGM Records. Further details: Appearing in the Motel Lounge, Vinyl Orphanage, and the album page on iTunes(!). …

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Gorey art!

All Chicago people should go check out the Edward Gorey exhibit at Loyola University's LUMA gallery. Not only do you get to see some classic Gorey illustrations in their original format, but you also have the opportunity of seeing a puppet show version of Gorey's Vinegar Works stories. The puppet…

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Digestive!

Check out this review of the digestive biscuit at The Guardian. Among other things, you get a link to a YouTube videothat explains the origin of the word. The answer may surprise you! I made the biscuit recipe last night, and it turned out okay, except for my mistaking "bicarbonate…

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Well, hello there.

And' I'm back. Notice any differences? So here's what happened: TextDrive, my previous domain host, apparently went out of business mid-March. The announcement for this was made on the TxD forums, which I do not frequent. I also did not receive any emails telling me about this. So it was…

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