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“I like nonsense, it wakes up the brain cells. Fantasy is a necessary ingredient in living, it’s a way of looking at life through the wrong end of a telescope. Which is what I do, and that enables you to laugh at life’s realities.” - Dr. Seuss

In other news

I had laryngitis for just over a week, and in my society-deprived state did all kinds of useless but productive-feeling things, like change the layout of my Wordpress blog and make a profile on OKCupid. Where, as it turns out, one of my classmates also has a profile, although ...

please help!

Hallo guys, This is just a short post to note that my and Eve's webzine, Imaginary Beasts, is short on submissions for this round. The theme is MASKS AND COSTUMES and the deadline is in, uh, two weeks. *ducks* If you're a writer or know writers and feel like ...


Testing whether If This, Then That will successfully crosspost an entry created here to my wordpress. Does IfTTT have any use besides automatically spamming stuff to every service you have an account at? So far I am also having it send a text message to my phone whenever it ...


I have one. Thank you, Tari~ No invites to hand out, but drop a line if you're interested. The site opens to the public April 30th, but those without invite codes will have to pay. (Same as early days on LJ, though I wasn't around for that.) The moderators ...

tumblr, goodreads

I got a tumblr: Tumblr is really easy and fun to use. Customization is just CSS, so you can do anything you can find a hack for. There are about a billion ways to crosspost. You can search all your posts AND - after the right hack - ...

January 1st 2013
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My 2012 In Review

I didn't write much this year - or not much fiction anyway. I wrote my masters thesis, and though it could have been much better I am content with the way it came out.  In nonfiction land, I signed on as a contributor to The Hooded Utilitarian. Though I don't have ...
November 12th 2012
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Big Bang @ Prudential Center, 12/9/12

As promised on tumblr. This is very long, so I apologize in advance. ^^ BTW, I'm sitting in a cafe in New Brunswick next to someone using "Fantastic Baby" as a ringtone, and it turns out she was also at the show on Friday. Small world! The New York ...
September 12th 2012
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I turned in my master's thesis. It's kinda weak - I wrote the conclusion in 24 hours including searching for supporting references - but it's a personal milestone for me since it's the longest thing I have ever finished, more-or-less on time. It's 50 pages without references or appendixes (but ...
July 19th 2012
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Olympics, etc.

I am so totally out of the Olympic loop - though I heard there's an outdoor screen at the Castle Museum gardens in York that's doing public screenings of Olympic events, so I might go to that. I missed the torch when it passed through a few weeks ago. ...
July 15th 2012
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6-years-too-late review of disposable teen comedy, John Tucker Must Die

Saw this with M. It's really not too bad... if you ignore the ending, aha. Especially the casting for John Tucker is good: at first you are like, what do any of these girls see in this guy? But by the end you are like, hmm, ...


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