I’m sitting at my desk, looking at a small wide-screen monitor, watching these words appear on the screen as I type them. I’m wearing a dark blue hoody (though I’ve never gotten used to that term) with a silk-screened drawing of birds flying on the front and back. I’m wearing blue jeans and a pair of old swede slippers. The slippers have fake fur on the inside. It doesn’t look

Bob Dylan Quiz

The CBC posted a Bob Dylan quiz. Only 10 questions. I got 8 of them correct. I didn’t know the answer to number 6. On July 13, 1985, Dylan appeared at the Live Aid concert for Ethiopian famine relief in Philadelphia, and made some controversial comments on stage. What did he say? Same with number 9. In 2004, Dylan appeared in his first-ever TV ad. What was the product and

A Beatles Reunion

Paul and Ringo and getting together to help out the David Lynch Foundation, dubbed as “Consciousness-Based Education and World Peace.” Okay. Good enough. I don’t know exactly what’s going on, but they’re holding a news conference at noon EST. You can watch it live. No word yet on whether Yoko Ono plans to break it up.


I just had a craving for a bag of chips, some heavy duty artery-clogging clips like Doritos. I also get cravings for pizza at specific times. Next in line would be chocolate. After that apples and carrots, fruits and veggies that are juicy and crunch. Once in a while I get a craving for single-malt scotch, which I satisfy with Lagavulin or Laphroaig, but that’s the only drink I ever