The Finch Formerly Known As Gold

4 March 2007

Things I learned today (10)

Life, said Joni Mitchell, is for learning, and who am I to argue with a Canadian farm girl with killer legs who rewrites Mingus?

More whenever, or something like that.

Posted at 5:27 PM to Blogorrhea

"Whipping cream" ain't what it used to be.

Not to mention that it's more sadistic than regular cream.

Posted by: Dave Schuler at 6:21 PM on 4 March 2007

reversible-density lofts.

That article reminds me of a piece I read in Time years ago about someone not entirely unlike that bird -- may even have been the same one for all I know, because the notion was pretty much the same: a home in which you're supposed to be uncomfortable.

Time published my letter commenting on the fool notion, of which all I remember clearly after all this time was my closing line: "Kafka would be proud."

Posted by: McGehee at 8:30 PM on 4 March 2007

From the article: "[The apartment] makes you alert and awakens instincts, so you'll live better, longer and even forever," says the artist.

No, it'll only seem like forever. Jeez.

Posted by: McGehee at 8:31 PM on 4 March 2007

If relaxing in my home turns my mind into a puddle, so be it. Living in one of those apartments would definitely raise my road rage level, among other things.

Posted by: Jeffro at 8:49 PM on 4 March 2007

I saw that last item and assumed at first it was about Pajamas Media. Heh.

Posted by: Jay at 10:07 AM on 5 March 2007

It might still apply, though.

Posted by: CGHill at 10:42 AM on 5 March 2007