Archive for October 8th, 2002

What would I be if I were a product? god of the machine is a hearing aid that makes amusing belching noises, uses the Amazon API and checks your spelling. That’s actually pretty close. (Link from Spleenville via Cut on the Bias.)

Aaron Haspel | Posted October 8, 2002 @ 6:32 PM | General

I oppose mild gun laws, because they don’t work and cultivating disrespect for the law by passing ineffective laws is a bad idea; and I oppose harsh gun laws, because they do work, and disarming the citizenry is a worse idea. That said, I suspect the shootings in Maryland are exactly the sort of crime […]

Aaron Haspel | Posted October 8, 2002 @ 10:16 AM | General

The demise of the indispensable Arts & Letters Daily is very sad, but I take some comfort from its fission into Philosophy & Literature, Arts Journal and SciTech Daily, even if it does crowd my links some.

Aaron Haspel | Posted October 8, 2002 @ 10:16 AM | General

Many poets write about writing poetry; Allan at Rough Days links to a long list. This makes sense, because poets spend a lot of time writing poems. But few poets write about reading poetry, which is odd, because poets (one hopes) spend even more time reading poems. The best poem I know about reading poetry […]

Aaron Haspel | Posted October 8, 2002 @ 10:16 AM | General

Torch flickers unseen,a firefly in afternoon,except noisier.(Update: Will Warren kipples at Torricelli’s expense.)

Aaron Haspel | Posted October 8, 2002 @ 10:16 AM | General