Monthly Archives: June 2008

Novelty t-shirts as an expression of parenting differences

The boy has kicked off summer with two new t-shirts, each related to interests he’s expressed, but also that probably are pretty indicative of things about his parents. Let’s see what you think! First, from his mother (t-shirt from Zazzle): … Continue reading

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Unmasked: My Secret Identity Revealed

George Lucas & Steven Spielberg seem to have revealed a family secret. In an early scene from Indiana Jones and The Kingdom of the Crystal Skull, a bus labeled “New Britain Transportation” is clearly visible. Sure enough, Marshall College, where … Continue reading

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You mean I shouldn’t grill under a tree?

I grill under a tree because it’s the only place to put the grill without making our backyard seem much smaller than it is. We’re pretty careful about fire safety, so I’m not worried about that. When I looked in … Continue reading

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The NBA slams undergraduate research

This morning’s sports section of the Times prints a letter by one Michael Bass, the NBA’s senior vice-president for marketing communications.  Bass wrote to protest an article that suggests that point-shaving might occur in some NBA games.  Here are the … Continue reading

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Short-form interviews

A collection of all the shorter interviews I’ve done.  These are either blog posts, or interviews combined with PsychoSlut columns.  (This list will be updated as events warrant; my long-form interviews are here.) Tao Lin. 29 May 2008.  Blog of … Continue reading

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Long-form interviews

This is just a post to collect links to the various long-form interviews that I’ve done. A follow-on will assemble links to the shorter interviews. “Merlin Mann and the First-Person Transitive.”  12 September 2009.  ProfHacker.com “The Second Coming of Steampunk: … Continue reading

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An interview with Jeff Warren about The Head Trip: Adventures on the Wheel of Consciousness

In the June issue of Bookslut, I have a long interview with Jeff Warren about his recent book, The Head Trip: Adventures on the Wheel of Consciousness.  The Head Trip is a fascinating look at  consciousness studies, and the interview … Continue reading

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