Monthly Archives: September 2003
And here I thought I had a terrible and inconsistent signature. Looks like the folks at Zug have proven I don’t need to worry anymore. Read all about it! (Thanks Antwon!)
\at-ruh-BIL-yuhs\, adjective: 1. Melancholic; gloomy. 2. Irritable; ill-natured; peevish. Anyone who knows me well can tell you I am atrabilious in the morning unless extreme circumstances intervene.
It’s finally happened. The Milpitas Post is finally going to pay me for my movie reviews. Yay! I feel all cool now. And we’re not talking comping me for tickets like other publications have done (and whined about, too). We’re … Continue reading
\TIT-uh-vayt\, transitive & intransitive verb: To smarten up; to spruce up. Many bloggers take every conceivable opportunity to titivate their blogs, but I’m too lazy for that.
PromoGuy’s Monday Mission 3.39
This week’s Monday Mission!
Guess who made it onto the best of Craigslist! Hee! Go read the post. If you’re familiar with the writing style, you can prolly figure out who it is. :)
deus ex machina
\DAY-uhs-eks-MAH-kuh-nuh; -nah; -MAK-uh-nuh\, noun: 1. In ancient Greek and Roman drama, a god introduced by means of a crane to unravel and resolve the plot. 2. Any active agent who appears unexpectedly to solve an apparently insoluble difficulty. I find … Continue reading
Had an interesting convo with one of my coworkers today – she’s a married mother of two, very typica American. Works hard promoting her sons’ cub scout pack, that kind of thing. She has no homosexual friends. None. She also … Continue reading
\DOH-tij\, noun: Feebleness of mind due to old age; senility. I sometimes suspect bloggers (none of my favorite blogging crowd, though, of course!) of having entered their second childhood, as many of their entries seem to have sprung from a … Continue reading
PromoGuy’s Monday Mission 3.38
This week’s Monday Mission. Why is it that I manage to save drafts of these and then forget entirely to complete and publish them until the next day? Sheesh!