December 20th, 2008

Now Accepting Bids for Product Placement in My Life

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So here’s a new idea, since all other get-rich-quick schemes have failed me.  I’m selling my Florida property, my New York bridge, and my Illinois Senate seat.  With the proceeds, I might be able to afford a cheap digital camera and some cheap web hosting in order to add subtle product placement to my online presence.

Here’s an example of my fine placement work. This is Nascar Alex putting ChapStick on Marlboro Jacob. Or, if Disney and HBO want a piece of the action, it’s Lightning McAlex putting ChapStick on Deadwood Jake.

Subtle Product Placement

November 1st, 2008

Who you voting for David?

David is back from a brief survey of the neighborhood. 50:50 ratio of McCain and Obama signs. And lots of candy.
via Socialthing! – 7:40pm

David Wiles Kotch
at 7:49pm October 31
So you blind zealots who "just can't understand why anyone would vote for the other guy" apparently don't know your neighbors.

Michael Cullinan at 9:01pm October 31
Who you voting for David?

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August 30th, 2008

Disgruntled Housewives

The internet provides a new outlet for desperate housewives. Here’s a Facebook thread that I found amusing last week. I think we’ve all been there, whether it’s with a behemoth of a Dot Com trying to stay afloat, or a dinky little startup trying to make a splash. I happen to know that her husband absolutely loves his job, but that only makes things worse for the lonely housewife. Names and photos have been masked to protect the “innocent.”

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August 21st, 2008

10 Books to Read Before You Live

I feel pretty guilty about taking an entire week to notice I’ve been tagged by Erin.  But then, it’s been quite a week, so I guess I’ll eventually forgive myself.

I dove into the assignment and came up with my ten before tracking back to see what the original troublemaker, Suzie, had listed. It’s interesting that the lists she instigated, the original AOL list, and my own list seem mostly to be staples of academic curricula. Though only the Thoreau book below was compulsory reading for me, they all tend to be books that are read during one’s formative years. Perhaps it simply exposes the sad truth that I’ve read nothing but pulp later in life, but these are all books I read prior to graduating high school — prior to really starting “life” — books that made the biggest impression on me and helped shape the David that was unleashed on the world.

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