Month: October 2007

  • Have You Got Another Jump I Could Hoop Through?

    Speaking of spooky psychic stuff, today I was preparing a lecture when two things struck me almost simultaneously: Sloan’s song “She Says What She Means” popped into my head, and I had to pee like a racehorse. I scurried to the bathroom; relief filled me as I emptied my bladder, all the while humming the […]

  • Phenomenon

    I watched this new show called Phenomenon on Wednesday. Basically, it’s American Idol with magicians (mentalists, to be specific). Criss Angel plays the part of Simon Cowell, and Uri Geller plays the part of Paula Abdul. First of all, I loved the show. It’s all done live (supposedly), which gives it a realistic feeling that […]

  • In Triumph

    I was poking around the NaNoWriMo web site’s forums, and came across this writing practice thing called prompting. The idea is that someone posts a short “prompt”, then everyone else has 15 minutes to write whatever they want about that prompt. I saw that a prompt had just been posted: “In Triumph”. Written like that, […]