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armagnacforbreakfast

armagnacforbreakfast

sometimes writer and perennial student

On NYPD Honcho Wants to Frisk You Even More

@Lockheed Ventura He's not quite electable—I imagine he'll remain a faithful technocrat, if not in New York, then at the state or federal level.

Posted on July 11, 2012 at 11:42 am 0

On Gin, Tonic and IMAGINATION

Too many Gin and Tonics. Not enough Negronis. It's the season, you know.

Posted on June 11, 2012 at 10:05 am 0

On Hanks for the Memories

Oh dear god I need a negroni.

Posted on May 10, 2012 at 4:49 pm 0

On Today Only: The Awl Is Auditioning New Commenters!

@Clarence Rosario F+F'ed

Posted on April 18, 2012 at 9:20 am 1

On The Most Beautiful Version of the 'New York Times'

@seentwagg Yes! Though my guilt about AdBlock Plus led me to forking over money to subscribe to the Times. Oh well.

Posted on March 15, 2012 at 11:24 am 0

On Some Advice for Young People

@bshep The Awl - so helpful! So filled with heartening advice. Makes me wish that I went to the Awl Bawl and bared my soul for all to enjoy.

Posted on February 12, 2012 at 2:05 pm 0

On Some Advice for Young People

@riotnrrd Currently in grad school in the humanities (1st year). No debt from undergrad or master's program (because the god of money took pity on my future decisions and decided to throw some free cash at me)...so my school is paying for me, but there are no jobs at the end of this. Bad news is that my dream career involves writing. Fiction at that-which I do now, with small successes here and there. (But also, you know, getting a real job to pay bills, etc).

Posted on February 10, 2012 at 6:23 pm 0

On Some Advice for Young People

Somewhat helpful! But, re: the numbered pre-advice. Are grad school quitters happy? Leaving my phd program to go pursue Dream Career (which means I get to be bullet point two?).

Posted on February 10, 2012 at 5:16 pm 0

On Won't You Take Our Online Dating Survey, Just for Kicks?

@Leon Tchotchke I met my current partner on okcupid and now I spend a lot of time in her apartment (in which lives a cat) and now I'm afraid I may have toxoplasma gondii. So, what I'm saying is that online dating leads to cat-slave disease.

Posted on February 9, 2012 at 6:13 pm 2

On Life Unfair

@jolie I live in a world where multiple pie days are okay.

Posted on January 23, 2012 at 5:24 pm 0