Monthly Archives: September 2013

September 12

The Unofficial Goldman Sachs Guide To Being A Man

  via Business Insider. We’ve all seen and perhaps grown tired of guides and lists that are rife with tedious clichés and full of humdrum regurgitated meme wisdom. For that very reason, @GSElevator — in collaboration with John Carney (@Carney) of CNBC.com — presents a fresh, and hopefully thoughtful, look at what it means to be a man today. Stop […]

September 11

The Falling Man

  via Esquire. Do you remember this photograph? In the United States, people have taken pains to banish it from the record of September 11, 2001. The story behind it, though, and the search for the man pictured in it, are our most intimate connection to the horror of that day. Follow Tom Junod on […]

September 10

Soulmate

  “San Francisco has only one drawback – ’tis hard to leave.” – Rudyard Kipling

September 09

Data at Play at the Super Bowl

Data at Play at the Super Bowl While millions around the world follow the action at the Super Bowl, the NFL will work behind the scenes with NetApp—the official data storage provider of the NFL and Super Bowl—to provide continuous availability of critical game-day data. The ability of the NFL to collect, access, protect, and share […]

September 07

Little Britain

Britain, Britain, Britain. For 3 seasons and 36 episodes, Little Britain entertained, amused, and amassed a legion of fans worldwide. The show comprised sketches involving exaggerated parodies of British people from all walks of life in various situations familiar to the British. Today I am dedicating my blog to Little Britain and the greatness of its […]

September 05

Comedian Sarah Siverman’s moving farewell to her beloved dog

Duck was rescued from a shelter by comedian Sarah Silverman. This week she had to say ‘goodbye’ to her constant companion of 14 years. She wrote this touching farewell note to Duck on her WhoSay page: “Duck ‘Doug’ Silverman came into my life about 14 years ago. He was picked up by the State running […]

September 04

How to Write Hugely Successful Young Adult Novels

Originally posted on Knowingly Undersold:
So, you want to rake in that sweet YA coin, do you? Chronologically, it’s the last age group where you can guarantee some level of readership, so it makes sense. Once you leave this demo everyone is distracted by going to college, getting hammered, taking pregnancy tests, and gaining weight/losing…

September 03

Australian Prime Minister Kevin Rudd launches passionate gay marriage defense

Kevin Rudd rebukes a questioner on ABC Television’s Q&A program on the issue of whether he should have changed stance on gay marriage. When asked, he compares the fight for LGBT marriage equality with slavery.

September 02

Animals Jumping on Trampolines

A compilation of dogs, baby goats and other animals having fun on trampolines.

September 01

‘Go West’ from “Priscilla Queen Of The Desert: The Musical”

A performance of ‘Go West’ from “Priscilla Queen of the Desert: The Musical.” ‘Go West’ was first introduced by the 1970’s disco group The Village People, the song  went on to find success decades later when it was covered in 1993 by the pop duo The Pet Shop Boys. ‘Go West’ is generally understood as […]