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It’s supposed to be bought | Imaginary Atlas: Part 2

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Bartender: That green beer you’re peddlin’ just ain’t any good. Capone’s man: It ain’t supposed to be good! It’s supposed to be bought. The Untouchables, 1987 When I lose my mind and foolishly allow myself to participate in the endless Mac vs. Windows debate, one of my favorite ways of differentiating between the Mac OS and Windows for those who …

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Making a pie from scratch | Imaginary Atlas: Part 1

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If you want to make an apple pie from scratch, you must first invent the universe. Carl Sagan, Cosmos It’s something that everyone who has ever told a story has done, but something which even storytellers don’t necessarily do deliberately or even realize that they are doing. Whenever we tell a story — even if that story is essentially true …

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Welcome to my soapbox

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I started my first blog quite a few years before the word “blog” was coined. Over time, I’m going to republish select blog posts here on this site. First up, an introductory essay from the June 1, 1996, edition of Crackerbox Palace. I am officially a curmudgeon, albeit a relatively young one. For me, Life is a quivering cesspool of …