Archive for January 10th, 2003

Dr. Weevil had a post a few days ago about ambiguous warning signs, like Slow Down Get Ticket In the lobby of the building where I work there’s a sign that reads No Soliciting Violators Will Be Prosecuted Which not only lets the beggars off the hook, but encourages non-begging violators to start begging if […]

Aaron Haspel | Posted January 10, 2003 @ 8:50 PM | General

An early finalist is Lileks: The fact that [Gangs of New York] was Martys dream project, sixty-seven years in the making, was never good news. Dream projects long deferred usually bite the wax tadpole. Ill call it the Saucy Jack syndrome, and leave the obscure reference at that. Points off for calling attention to its […]

Aaron Haspel | Posted January 10, 2003 @ 8:29 PM | General

One doesn’t call one’s own jokes funny, one’s own face handsome, or one’s own sarcasm biting. Our exemplar is a recidivist.

Aaron Haspel | Posted January 10, 2003 @ 7:18 PM | General