…suddenly it all made sense

If there was a scale of human ‘coolness’ with, say, George Clooney sitting at the top with a score of 100 and Brent Baker at the bottom with a .005, we might be generous to James Lileks and give him a 43 when he probably rates a 34.

Until this:

…There was a box on the doorstep from Amazon: Vaughn William’s Second Symphony, aka the London Symphony. Conducted by Boult. This was the version I heard back in 1975 when I was at summer debate camp in Iowa City;.. (my emphasis)

I think I would rather publicly admit to a botched self-hemorrhoidectomy.

Sorry Jimbo, you just dropped below John Leo

You’re a twelve.



Yeah. Like I would tell you....