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Archive for July, 2008

The Bothersome Amateur Burglar

The Blog: July 20th, 2008

I came home from work Friday to find our apartment’s door two inches off the door jam. Both the door and the jam had been splintered as if someone had struck them with a small ax. I took out my key and tried to open the door, but it wouldn’t catch in the lock. “We’ve […]

Better Than Most

The Blog: July 23rd, 2008

Like 86% of all New Yorker cartoons, it involves talking animals, so it’s nothing too revolutionary. However, two skinless creatures swapping skins tops a group of geese behaving like a petty and/or neurotic urbanites any day.

Episode 408: Roommates


July 23rd, 2008

The Bump and the Gravy, Part 4

The Blog: July 24th, 2008

As discussed in parts 1, 2 and 3 of this 4- or 5-part series, I have a gravy-filled bump on my right thigh. I went to Javier, the Portuguese(?) dermatologist. He performed a biopsy and stitched me up. It didn’t hurt. Two weeks later, I called him to get the results. No answer, no answering […]