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Archive for May, 2008

Brijit: Digg For People That Hate Digg And Love Small Paychecks

The Blog: May 2nd, 2008

Writing article abstracts for Brijit.com is not the coolest hobby, but it’s certainly not the nerdiest. (That would be volunteering for the U.S. Census Bureau.) If you’re unfamiliar with my new mistress, Brijit aggregates news stories, mainly from print media but also radio and TV. Each story they link to gets a 60-100 word-long abstract. […]

Why Settle for One Word of the Day When You Can Get a Whole Sentence? That’s Right, One Sentence a Day, for Free. Read Them on Your Internet Computer!

The Blog: May 3rd, 2008

Daily Sentence (working title) is a hot new site.

A Survey of Collarless Button-Down Shirts

The Blog: May 10th, 2008

Rufus Humphrey, the post-punk math rocker turned art gallery owner from Gossip Girl, will occasionally wear a collarless button-down shirt. This is bewildering because he’s a cool enough guy who used to impregnate groupies while on the road with his band, Lincoln Hawk. Sure, he settled down with kids in Dumboiamsburg, Brooklyn, but being middle […]