At any given moment about two-fifths of all people have their brains under attack by some catchy tune, which gets called an ``earworm'' because somebody thought that was a catchy term and didn't think we had enough trouble. Another two-fifths of all people are slapping their hands over their ears and yelling frantically to ``shut up shut up shut UP'' because some poor child of the 80s was remembering how the thing about a Bon-Bon is it's almost always gone-gone.
- Dream Job at Kennywood, explaining why my subconscious gave me a pretty great but kind of silly job at Kennywood amusement park.
- Some More Interesting Comics, a pointer to some comics that are being interesting in being historic, notably, George Herriman pre-Krazy Kat.
- George Melies: The Devilish Tenant, pointing to a fun silent movie.
- Not Since I Pried The Stuck Window Open, about stereotypical guy behavior and my doing some of it.
- Community Calendar: Pronunciation Day, something fun going on downtown.
- The Mysteries Of Leaves, and what they do to me.
Trivia: Charles Dickens's Oliver Twist is generally considered to be modelled on Robert Blincoe, an orphan born in 1792 and sold into forced labor at age seven at a cotton mill; he survived and in 1832 told his story, shocking the nation. Source: Big Cotton: How A Humble Fiber Created Fortunes, Wrecked Civilizations, and Put America On The Map, Stephen Yafa.
Currently Reading: The Number Sense: How The Mind Creates Mathematics, Stanislas Debaene.