ever have someone tell you to stand up straight? look you in the eye when they're talking?

December, 2007

dirt does smoke

I was digging through a Tupperware container full of shake when I found something that looked like knocked off dirt from a boot tread. It was about the size of a fingernail, geometrically smooth and even along two parallel sides, but broken off and crumbly on the other two. “What the, how did this get […]

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Lucky Jim

Lucky Jim Kingsely Amis Penguin Classics buy at amazon In Lucky Jim, Amis introduces us to Jim Dixon, a junior lecturer at a British college who spends his days fending off the legions of malevolent twits that populate the school. His job is in constant danger, often for good reason. Lucky Jim hits the heights […]

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