An end-of-weekly roundup collecting fffffive of the fffffoxiest things I fffffind stumbling around the web. More about the genesis here. Every dang Friday Round-Up here, you procrastinating slacker! A useful (and very funny, and rather saucy) handbook for identifying idiots. [Facebook-ed] How to fortify yourself against the marketing weasels trying to get into your pants. Er, wallet. [delicious-ed] [...]
The Internet is full of shrimp and Perry Mason tonight. When I woke up it was wall-to-wall awesome, pulsing with possibilities for advancement and intellectual growth and emotional connection, an endless road there to take me anywhere I wanted, anywhere in the world. By noon, I had turned it into a moving sidewalk between Terminals B [...]
This piece builds on this one, which you may or may not want to read as well. Once upon a time, when I was very much like I am today, only with a lot more income and a lot less happiness, I found myself shopping in a store that sold nothing but sexy ladies’ underwear. [...]
The only thing standing between you and what you want is Resistance. This is a how-to manual on kicking its ass.
In theory, we are all our own people, fiercely individual, to hell with convention, letting our freak flags fly. In practice, we cave all the time. Usually, without even knowing it. Almost always to our own detriment.
It has been happening for some time now, probably since I shuttered my design business, definitely since I quit acting, but the polite and puzzled apologies that “I don’t know exactly what it is that you do” have escalated to a point where I can no longer shrug, laugh or otherwise play them off. “I [...]
Virgo is the sign of service visualized as a maiden in a flowing robe, hair up or down, bearing grain. Not a lion, not a bull not a ram. Not a hottie hoisting a vat of water to his massive shoulder with his studly arms. Not a sharpshooter, a skilled, sought-after professional, never mind the [...]