What I Did On My Summer Vacation, or How To Get a Genius Grant

Best known for his 1,000+ page post-modern door-stopper Infinite Jest, for which he won a McArthur Foundation “Genius Grant,” writer David Foster Wallace is also known for his use (some might say “absuse”) of footnotes. Infinite Jest has 400 footnotes – and it is work of fiction, not a definitive scholarly text about jesters or … Continue reading What I Did On My Summer Vacation, or How To Get a Genius Grant

Quiz: Actual Weatherperson or Pilot from a Star Wars Movie?

  Al Roker Angela Hutti Benhaz Akhgar Biggs Darklighter Red Leade Dallas Raines Dmitry Lachinov Elita Loresca Flip Spiceland Grizz Frix Jace Malcom Jessika Pava Johhny Mountain John D. Branon Jynn Orso Leon De Bort Pork Jenkins Reed Timmer Wedge Antillies William Ferrel Zev Senesca     Weather Person: 1, 2, 3, 6, 7, 8, … Continue reading Quiz: Actual Weatherperson or Pilot from a Star Wars Movie?

25 Random Things About Jesus, Lion of the Tribe of Judah

Evidently this meme has been around longer than we thought. The below is a translation from one of the many scrolls discovered in 1973 by two incredibly lost and high Grateful Dead fans when their VW van broke down near some hills outside of Jerusalem on their way from Chicago to a Grateful Dead concert … Continue reading 25 Random Things About Jesus, Lion of the Tribe of Judah