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On Fictional Drugs In Order Of How Useful They Would Be To Me Right Now

I could really use some Supercool, myself.

Posted on February 29, 2012 at 5:44 pm 0

On Less Human Than Human: The Design Philosophy of Apple

Brilliant.

Posted on November 22, 2011 at 3:27 pm 0

On Pearl Jam Songs, 1991-1996, In Order

Generally agreeing with this whole list, and your #1 in particular. Good job.

Posted on June 7, 2011 at 4:03 pm 0

On 'Bridesmaids': Am I Doing Being A Woman Wrong?

@jferg I'm not sure I agree with you re: smarts and attractiveness being mutually exclusive in female roles. What about Emma Watson in the Harry Potter flicks, Sigourney Weaver and Michelle Rodriguez in Avatar, Angelina Jolie in pretty much every role she plays, Rachel McAdams in Sherlock Holmes, Jodie Foster in Contact, etc.?

Posted on May 17, 2011 at 3:48 pm 0

On 'Bridesmaids': Am I Doing Being A Woman Wrong?

I didn't see Megan as a Zach Galifinakis/Jonah Hill "oaf"-type character at all. To me, she was accurately portrayed as the engineer/programmer/math nerd she was -- full of drive, smarts, and slightly-crazy-sounding ideas, and not particularly concerned with how she comes off to others.

Posted on May 16, 2011 at 2:33 pm 0

On Inside David Foster Wallace's Private Self-Help Library

Great, great piece.

Posted on April 5, 2011 at 3:55 pm 0