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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 […]

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 […]

Boss-across-the-hall update

Boss-across-the-hall update

He is on this strange diet where he eats nothing but sunflower seeds, which of course is an invitation to swipe his big bag of sunflower seeds.

War against eighties

War against eighties

Bad news from the front of the war against eighties clothing. Dave the Lunabomber sends this picture from the King of Prussia Abercrombie and Fitch. In other news, Keeny D reports three Fourth of July mesh shirt sightings on the Ben Franklin Parkway. Things are heating up. Though these developments are daunting, we must not […]

Thanks, Sassy J!

Thanks, Sassy J!

Thanks to Sassy J for helping out on Good Grief! last week. I, too, marvel at her ability to make a connection between homogeneous apples and Michael Jackson. Sassy, sorry about Short-shorts guy. For those interested in supplemental reading re: the topics of injected plastic and looking perfect, I give you the following (both via […]