random quotes ... to amuse, inspire, enrage:
  "And while I'm up I have to find Nelly's galoshes, then find her door keys, then recite all the things she'd better not do: do not stay out past dark, do not speak to strangers, do not shoot smack but bring it home to mama."

tagged: heroin, drugs, parenting
  —Bertha Harris, Lover (p.182).

Google just cries out for Tom Lehrer

Wednesday, August 11th, 2010

Or rather, the phenomenon that is Google cries out for Tom Lehrer. Come out of retirement, Tom! Political satire is not obsolete, notwithstanding Kissinger’s Nobel …. A colleague posted on a listserv a brief note about an article on “Google’s planes”. I thought, no, really? Google is buying planes? for streetview, I imagine — holy […]


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