Yeah, I’m ready NOW, thanks.
Tag: things i like
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Bruce McCall’s Serious Nonsense (TED)
I have loved Bruce McCall’s work since I was a kid reading National Lampoon. He gave this talk at Serious Play in 2008, with a nice sampling of his stuff. Brilliant.
You’re Not So Great: A Children’s Poem by Charles Darwin
I really like Rock, Paper, Cynic (which doesn’t update often enough for my tastes). This four-part Seussian paean to human ordinariness is pretty well done. (Click through and read all four.)
Reality is so much less interesting.
This is lovely. Not all in accord with how *I* envision the faces behind these voices, but totally understandable.
Oh yes. It’s on.
is it April yet? Why not?
Dammit. I am no longer a linguist, so these things are mostly going right over my head.
But it’s a llama. Goddam comedy gold.
How amazing would it be if a lolllama meme made me want to study linguistics again? (Not to mention how unlikely. There may be some Tennessee whiskey involved in my current thought processes.)
But come on. A llama. And linguistics. It’s destiny.
Song of Ice and Fire Experts Release A Game of Thrones Annotation
So yeah, I downloaded Subtext to my iPad and bought this (via the Google eBookstore). On account of I am, um, a huge geek.
QOTD for October 10, 2011
“You may not see it now, but whatever we learn has a purpose and whatever we do affects everything and everyone else. . . . Whenever you learn something new, the whole world becomes that much richer.”
– Reason to Milo, The Phantom Tollbooth
Terrific piece in The New Yorker on the 50th anniversary of The Phantom Tollbooth.
PartiallyClips – Bluebird in Hat
This one seems appropriate to me today.