Are you reading GT right now? Question: you regularly mainpage weeks old posts on Saturdays. Are you keeping a running list of things to republish later? Do people get in touch with you? I'm overwhelmed with curiosity. »
UPDATE: It's Lovers and Other Strangers. The main woman is Bonnie Bedelia and she is the wife from Die Hard. I don't even remember if it's a good movie but you should all go see it. Oh god I am so happy right now. »
When you google Doug Barry (it's been a slow couple of days, just roll with it), the second episode up is a GT one titled "Is Doug Barry the Worst, or What?
This doesn't have to do with technology, but it is life stuff that many people don't know about, so here is your don't be scared it's not that complicated piece of the week. Originally this was going to be about both credit cards and credit reports but had more to say on the latter than expected so I broke it in to two … »
Slay Belle has violated a sacred trust. She committed herself to changing her screenname for Valentine's Day
Thanks to the guidance and support of Anastasia, Collier, Enchantedglass and Greyjoy, look what I have created. I'm an idiot so I didn't take a before but it was (not exaggerating) ratty 25 year old fabric covered in lipstick drawings. The new fabric isn't very me but it fits well in the room. Next step: repainting the … »
I assume most of you know about the Tuskegee syphilis study, which is one of the hallmarks of unethical research and medical care in American history*. But wait! There's more! Apparently experimenting on Americans wasn't enough. Turns out Dr. John Cutler of Tuskegee fame wanted to cement his place in the unethical,… »
Fun right? Listen, I know we're all immortal or whatever, but on the off chance that you're not you should be able to leave our fair planet on your own terms. Enter the health care proxy. I set one up because I was having surgery and was convinced I was going to die (if I had met an early demise that day, my last… »