Archive for the ‘only what i read in the papers’ Category

the trib

November 6, 2008

Today’s newspaper can’t be found anywhere except eBay, where it is fetching sometimes $100, as though there were a shortage. There’s one born every minute – especially considering that the paper distributed this morning wasn’t the same as the one distributed last night at about midnight, which I purchased about 15 seconds after it came off the truck, and which I have not seen on ebay at all. This is the real first edition of the Chicago Tribune following Obama’s election:

dsc02574_edited-1And yes, this makes me better than you.

In other news, I have added a larger version of the picture I used to make the temp banner to the flickr feed.

a prayer for special times

October 10, 2008

Hail sharky, full of teeth.
No male has been with thee.
Blessed art thou amongst sea-dwelling life forms
and blessed is the fruit of thy womb, sharky junior.
Holy sharky, mother of sharky junior,
prey not on us swimmers
now and at the hour of floating upside down.
Amen.