Archive for the 'rants' Category

escape the husk

Sunday, November 5th, 2006

too close to home

Tuesday, October 31st, 2006

[Disclaimer: it looks like I was trapped by a rumor.  One can only hope so!] How COULD they? I’m furious with NBC.  They’ve cancelled “Studio 60”!  Last night we cursed its absence, foolishly assuming it had been pre-empted by the show whose subject holds zero interest for me (“Friday Night Lights”).  I’d boycott the network […]

the emperor has no clothes

Saturday, September 16th, 2006

Did you ever want to scrub your brain out with soap? Don’t get me wrong – yesterday was a fabulous day.  I had another way-overdue, hour-long phone conversation with my best friend.  I drove up to North Adams with great tunes on the radio, and I got a parking spot right outside Alex’s townhouse.  We […]

who DOES this?

Sunday, July 23rd, 2006

In public? And apparently it was not a random itch furtively scratched (which would still not be okay in my book): this guy held the pose for at least 3 minutes as he discussed his purchase at the store counter.  I had plenty of time to notice, pass judgment :> , turn on the camera, […]

type Zzzz

Tuesday, July 18th, 2006

A friend just gave me a nod of support, after I’d mouthed off about careers vs. life – and I burst into happy tears. Granted, I’d been up late and woke with a headache, and I was self-flagellating because even though I’d awarded myself points for having spoken up, I’d merely been flexing my I-hate-corporations […]