AllAboutToledo

Jul 23

has anyone ever considered the possibility that line (often mis-attributed to Herman Goering and others) “When I hear ‘culture’ that’s when I reach for my Browning” is actually about Robert Browning, and not about guns?


Jul 22

reading stats

building a library catalog program and always surprised by the statistics of my ostensible favorites:

Authors

  • Vonnegut, Kurt 12
  • Dick, Philip K. 11
  • Shakespeare, William 6
  • Coetzee, J.M. 5
  • Kafka, Franz 5
  • Klosterman, Chuck 5
  • Bukowski, Charles 5
  • DeLillo, Don 4
  • Pinkwater, Daniel 4
  • Woolf, Virginia 4

Countries

  • USA 263
  • England 81
  • France 17
  • Russia 10
  • Germany 10

Languages

  • English 359
  • German 19
  • French 17
  • Russian 16
  • Spanish 7

Subjects

  • literature 213
  • plays 33
  • sci fi 33
  • history 20
  • philosophy 19

Years

  • 2001 14
  • 1997 10
  • 1996 9
  • 1977 9
  • 2002 9
  • 1987 8
  • 2005 8
  • 1998 8
  • 1985 8
  • 1994 8

Decades

  • 1990s 62
  • 2000s 56
  • 1970s 48
  • 1980s 46
  • 1960s 42
  • 1950s 37
  • 1920s 21
  • 1940s 19
  • 1930s 16
  • 1910s 14

Jul 15

at this point the fact that I’m still sexually attracted to Ayelet Shaked means I am probably going to hell, right?


Jul 12
“omg. there’s a tag called ‘#shelfie’ - for selfies in shelters. I mean, isn’t this what you and i would be doing? we’re irreverent and kind of gay. wouldn’t this be our response? I mean we have a highly developed camp sensibility”

Jul 4
really into this right now.

really into this right now.


Jun 29

life update

it’s the 100th anniversary of the founding of that band Franz Ferdinand and I’m reading Wikipedia articles about semiconductors and their magnetic predecessors while drunk.


Jun 23

Jun 20

- “I wanna stay here and become the new Wicked Witch.”

- “Nonsense. Now click your big, honking boots together three times and wish to go home to Kansas, to live in poverty with your dirt-farming, teetotalling aunt and uncle.”


Jun 19


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