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mission drive within everything
To remember my left-hand turn signal.
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Denovo Technologies
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This paint-by-numbers life is fucking with my head, once again.
most recent writeup
January 9, 2006
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We've been this close to death before, we were just too drunk to know it
Guess the price of being sober's being scared out of your mind


Stuff I've read recently that made me want to write:
Collection of short stories by Hemingway
About a Boy by Hornsby
Journey to the End of the Night by Céline
Tess of the D'urbervilles by Hardy
Journey to the Ants by Holldobler & Wilson
Foucault's Pendulum by Eco
Atlas Shrugged by Rand
The Fixer by Malamud
Complete Stories by O'Connor
The Thin Red Line by Jones
The Shockwave Rider by Brunner (2nd time)
The Island of the Day Before by Eco
The Unbearable Lightness of Being by Kundera
Nova by Delaney
Lolita by Nabokov
Stalingrad: The Fateful Siege by Beevor (2nd time)
The Spanish Civil War by Beevor
Heart of Darkness by Conrad
A Farewell to Arms by Hemingway
A Very Long Engagement by Japrisot

Stuff I'm reading right now:
The Remains of the Day by Ishiguro

Stuff I've bought to read but not got around to yet:
For Whom The Bell Tolls by Hemingway

Stuff on my "To Read" list:
Always Coming Home by Le Guin
American Psycho by Elliss
A Clockwork Orange by Burgess
Anything by Delaney
Nostromo by Conrad
Everything by Poe
The Nova Trilogy by Burroughs
Light by Harrison
Valis by Dick
A House For Mr. Biswas by Naipaul
Deliverance by Dickey
The Maltese Falcon by Hammett
Marathon Man by Goldman
Madame Bovary by Flaubert
One Hundred Years of Solitude by Marquez
Devil to Pay in the Backlands by Rosa
Anna Karenina by Tolstoy
The Second World War by Churchill
The Gulag Archipelago by Solzhenitsyn
The Civil War by Foote
The Frontier in American History by Turner
Lonely Planets by Grinspoon
In Deadly Combat by Bidermann
Geography of Nowhere by Kunstler
Iron and Silk by Salzman
Last Exit to Brooklyn by Selby


You may notice that I like to read. I read fast, and I read a lot. I read literature, pulp, magazines, history, thrillers, sci-fi, treatises, philosophy, and biography. I read the backs of cereal boxes. Read something on my list that you'd recommend? Or have a favorite book or author I should add? Please, /msg me and let me know.


Currently in the CD changer:
  1. The Woods - Sleater-Kinney
  2. The Lonesome Crowded West - Modest Mouse
  3. Happenstance - Racheal Yamagata
  4. Stairs and Elevators - Heartless Bastards
  5. Mix CD
  6. Aha Shake Heartbreak - Kings of Leon

Things to Node



I never reply to C!hings. I always reply to /msg's. Just so you know.