Monday, June 29, 2009

Deep Thoughts: The It's Finally Sunny Edition

  • If I ever teach a creative writing class, which seems unlikely but you never know, I will give my students an assignment to take Abba's repertoire and write a show with a better—by which I mean even remotely cohesive—plot than Mamma Mia. That said, the Mamma Mia soundtrack does make for an excellent dance/karaoke party at 3 a.m.
  • Media Mail is going to be my savior, as it will get my books to my new home without costing a fortune. I'm not really sure how I'll be able to afford to ship all my shoes there, though.
  • A copy desk shout-out at Slate's The Big Money! (It's not every day that copy editors get mentioned in print—or the Web equivalent—so this is very exciting.)
  • Overheard [in a frum setting]: "So these more modern girls come to the program. I don't mean modern; I mean growing."
  • If you're a politician, I don't care whether or not you have had an affair and cheated on your wife. It's a very, very awful thing to do, but I just plain don't want to know. (I know, I know, Michael Jackson's death has totally eclipsed all the other events of last week, so you're reading this and asking what the heck I am talking about.)
  • Goodbyes are hard.


At 6/30/09, 8:27 AM, Blogger Shira said...

Congrats on the shout out. That's great!

At 7/7/09, 7:38 AM, Blogger Eli7 said...

A win for copy editors the world over. Or something.


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