Through the end of the year two very generous people are matching donations to These Numbers Have Faces, meaning that whatever you give to help Alutho and others like her defeat systemic poverty through education will be tripled. Easiest way to do that is to text Give 5891 to 80088 and you’ll automatically give $10 (which becomes $30). It’s simple, takes deductible, takes...
Fucked Up - David Comes to Life (live in its entirety) I’m calling this my favorite record of 2011.
There will be no zombie apocalypse. That’s not going to happen. Based on...– John Hodgman - Excerpt taken from his podcast.
Get Smarter Mornings
About a year ago I started doing something I called, Get Smarter Mornings. Freshly home from tour and only working a few night-shifts a week at a bar, I was growing increasingly frustrated with just how thoroughly I was wasting all of my free hours. The culprit was a diet of internet that was heavy on Facebook, Tumblr, and Twitter and all their videos and links that, though funny or interesting,...
I got all PETA for a second there.
A month ago I flew 27 hours from Prague to the town I grew up in, Kingsburg, CA, for my grandfather’s 90th birthday party. The party itself was a great time and a wonderful occasion to catch up with members of my extended family who I don’t get to see very often (read: once or twice a decade). Happy birthday Grandpa! A few days after the party my mom and I went for a walk with...