bthny: if-youre-feeling-sinister: The...
What the hell happened this year?
Disclaimer: This post is entirely for me and is in no way intended to be good writing. You can start every sentence with “I” at the end of the year. It’s ok. It’s blogging! Over the course of the past year, this blog has turned into more of a journal or an outlet than a place to build samples and ideas. That’s a good thing; it means I did a bunch of writing this...
Lessons Learned in 2011
Just like you didn’t see 27 Dresses when it came out, begin avoiding 95% of writing that uses personal pronouns, which means almost everything online. It doesn’t matter if it’s written by someone you’ve met in real life, or in a publication you’ve read any liked before. If it’s someone who claims “my ‘I’ gives me transparency,” they are...
Ted Leo / Pharmacists -...
I wish people understood that by buying new books at a deep discount they are...– Emily. Yes. And this goes for music too. (Hey, remember the Oink Wars Of 2007?) And writing in general. And I’m sure it’ll start applying to TV shows and movies once the bandwidth opens wide enough. (via maura) Yes! And here is a perfect example of how to link to a good point but not link to a...
Eggnog for One: How to Impress Your Date
All right, kids. I don’t normally dispense romantic advice on this here blog because I like to keep the house secrets as house secrets, but it’s the holidays and I’m feeling generous. One of the benefits of having worked at a cocktail bar for a year and a half is that I can always make conversation at a house party, and then I can get you drunk on something slightly more...
Is there a good guide to MN Etsy shops? What are...
Not stuff that’s dripping with Minnesota twee, just good stuff that I’d actually want to buy another person.