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Salegy!  Jaojoby in Philly

Salegy! Jaojoby in Philly

Good thing I turned down that invitation to blog at the Democratic National Convention. Otherwise, I would have missed the perfect concert–right here in Philly! Salegy. How did I get this far in life without knowing about salegy? From the Afropop Worldwide website: Salegy is the best-known and most widely exported dance pop music of […]

Writing for weblogs

Writing for weblogs

Last night at tutor training, we learned an acronym to describe the process for writing essays. Writing is POWER: Plan, Organize, Write first draft, Edit, Rewrite. This acronym is pretty good, but it doesn’t apply to the new world order of weblogs. Planning and organizing? That’s for SUCKAHS! Select sophomoric topic Use good title Cut […]

Push button for green light

Push button for green light

Boss-across-the-hall update

Boss-across-the-hall update

I like to give the guy a hard time, but boss-across-the-hall does have some excellent qualities, which is why he gets to be the boss. One of his strengths is customer service. No matter who you are or how pissed off you are, boss-across will do his best to help. Right now he’s talking to […]

More therapy

More therapy

Em, the expletive-spewing neighborhood art teacher and amateur cognitive therapist, is in Italy for two weeks. In her absence, I decided to seek therapy from J the Obscure, soulless office park receptionist extraordinaire. Her advice comes straight from the mouth of her 96-year-old, chain-smoking, South Philly Italian grandmother: Fuck ’em all except for six–you’ll need […]

The Animation Show:  3-D glasses not available in all areas

The Animation Show: 3-D glasses not available in all areas

I was lucky enough to catch the Animation Show, a collection of short, animated films à  la Spike and Mike, when it played in Philly last winter. And now it’s available on DVD! Uh, yeah, since May, so I’ve obviously been sleeping on the job. The trailer is great–check it out! Three new pieces by […]