Very impressed with the response from “DanfromFF” to the Washington Post’s harsh review of his restaurant, Founding Farmers: Hi Tom! Thanks so much for the review. Although I of course disagree with a lot of what you wrote, I am appreciative of any dialogue about the restaurant. I’m hopeful your readers will decide to experience Founding Farmers for themselves; I welcome...
Me: You missed my joke!
Sarah: I heard it.
Me: You didn't laugh at my joke!
Can’t you see you’re not making Christianity better, you’re...– Hank Hill, via Ben
So, the other day, Armistead asked me if I knew of any restaurants in DC that would be a good “parents-meeting-girlfriend-for-the-first-time” spot. Despite having grown up there, most of the places I know are either closed now (oh, Burrito Brothers, why do your ghosts of burritos past haunt me? so, so tasty.), or are too low-end for such a significant event. So I threw the question...
Financial engineering cannot solve our economy’s problems — because...– Umair Haque
Interstella 5555: The 5tory of the 5ecret 5tar 5ystem (via Google Video)
Don’t: The Secret of Self Control →
The New Yorker explores attention management, forced distraction, and longitudinal studies on the efficacy of practicing delayed gratification.
Sarah: There's a big community yard sale this Saturday; $10 to rent a table. What should I do with the kids?
Me: 25 cents each?