i scream, you scream... no really, there's reason to scream here

June 10, 2006
Ksenia was a little miffed that I was picking on the Russian dish that is meat in gelatin. (I was talking about how tough it was going to be to count calories at her Aunt's birthday dinner.) I told her that the second "my" culture produced, say, pepperoni ice cream, with real slices of pepperoni in it, then she could make fun of that.

It's probably not always easy to be my girlfriend.

Quotes and Video of the Moment
I am nuts for information-- as are we all, I suspect, most real men and women. I can't get enough of the stuff. When I'm clicking through the hundreds of E-mail messages that await me each morning, sometimes I imagine I'm a mighty information whale, sifting through thousands of tiny (but nutritious!) krill bits. Yum! Whether it's reading the cereal box or scanning the advertisment slide show some genius thought to project on the big screen at the movie theater, my appetite for information is unquenchable.
Joshua Quittner in 1998
That's the simplest way to explain [podcasting]. We are a factory that produces apple pies for whales.

Underwear of the Moment
Boxers? Briefs? Slate urges men to have the best of both worlds!

They make a strong case. I've got a pair myself, maybe I should consider more.