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2016 Goals and Guesses

Last year was my biggest year, so I don't anticipate near the amount of change this year. 2016 will be more about stability, and potentially some change for my wife Meg. It will be my first full year as ...

2015 Recap

2015 was a huge year for my family and I. I'm on my 8th year of review (2008, 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014). This year had more change than any year before it, which is hard to believe ...

A Visit from Saint Nicholas (as by Ernest Hemingway) | The New Yorker →

I love these kinds of mashups, one work redone in the style of another author.

The game is the game →

I had no idea there were so many of these tautologies in The Wire

How to lose weight in 4 steps →

The puddles on the floor, lights in office buildings imagery, and simplicity and habit remind me of Fight Club.

The Gap Between What The Public Thinks And What Scientists Know →

These gaps are a bit disconcerting. Not sure if it's good marketing on one side, or bad on the other.

The biggest gap between scientists and the public came on issues that may elicit fear: the safety of genetically ...

An odd Late Late Show →

This stars two of my favorite comedy actors, Adam Pally (Happy Endings, The Mindy Project) andBen Schwartz  (Parks & Rec, House of Lies), and special guest Martellus Bennett (TE for Chicago Bears, Texas A&M), and feels much more like ...

I'm an Anti-Braker →

This fantastic satire is great, but it doesn't get at the heart of why people think this way. As evidence mounts, a conspiracy theorist only believes that the conspiracy is larger.

2015 Goals and Guesses

Despite it being early in the year, I already have some big plans for 2015. Meg and I are expecting a baby this summer (our first), along with a move back to Texas and a new house (another first). With ...

2014 Recap

Another end of the year, and another time to review things. For those keeping score, this is my 7th year of review (2008, 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013). It was another big year of change.

  • We moved to live by ...

Museum of Selfies →

A new way to modernize art, and a way to have some fun at a museum.

Kanye West on what's Cool →

The results may surprise you. 

Better than First Class →

Derek Low takes a flight in suites class and documents the whole thing for the rest us. 

Entangled - Short Film →

I really like this short film.

The Tale of Two Charts

Here is a snapshot of my github public profile. This was taken July 22, 2014. Though it is not visible, the highest single day (dark green) was 9 contributions.

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201 total, with a long streak of 9 days. Looks like ...

50 Cent Is My Life Coach →

50's life coaching recommendations are on point, and the writer only seems to realize this near the end.

Happy Anniversary

A wonderful video from my dad to celebrate my first year of marriage.


Monopoly: Debt and Equity

I love the game monopoly. One of my favorite parts about it is the negotiating and trading. The part I like least is the luck of the dice.

This Re-Thinking the Game article aims to make monopoly more of a ...

Hipsterbait Jay-Z edition →

I would wear this shirt:

The Foodroom →

Josh Charles in one of his greatest single episode roles:

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