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2020-09-22

2020-09-18

The Grifting Tree

 

 

They took advantage of the Giving Tree. But the Grifting Tree has a plan to get revenge with the greatest arboreal con ever pulled.

 
 

2020-09-15

The itness of being

 

No, I don't know what it means either. But as soon as I drafted it, I became powerless against its ominousness.


2020-09-10

Create something


the Floating Head of Salvador Dalí is here to encourage you to enjoy the liberating magic of creating something compellingly ugly.

2020-09-09

Baby names


The term "baby names" suggests that, like "baby teeth", they will eventually fall out and be replaced by permanent ones.

2020-09-08

Technical impossibilities


Power's been out in most of my city since sometime in the night. Internet access is just barely starting to get fast enough to post this. A lot of things are technical impossibilities right now.

2020-09-02

The Party Hat Paradox


In a special issue of The Journal of Applied Navel-Gazing, the top scholars in the field weigh in on this intractable problem.

2020-08-30

Word of beak

"I also told Beatrice all about my trust issues. Did she mention that, too?"

2020-08-28

Eureka


"Eureka!" is often directly preceded by less famous words, like "whoops" and "good thing no one saw that".

2020-08-18

An exhaustive history of brevity


Pictured: Volume I, which contains the first several hundred pages of the Introduction (continued in Volume II).

2020-08-11

2020-08-07

2020-08-06

Magic in the air


Stay inside and avoid mysterious portals, talking animals, and anything else that might result in calls to adventure.

2020-08-03

cease & desist


I suppose I may have had a copyright-infringing fever dream.
 
(The subject of today's Remake Monday was first posted on 2011-08-06.)