Month: September 2009

  • How to Grease a Palm

    Brilliant article on “The $20 Theory of the Universe” (alternatively, The Power of a 20): One afternoon, Bobby the bellman alerted me to a corporate meeting at the dinner club next door. “It’s all day,” he said. “They have very nice buffets.” I decided to scam a lunch. I walked boldly to the door, leaned […]

  • To My Coder Girl

    For all them coder girls:

  • Flying Low

    The witching hour had been and gone. It was now entering that part of the night where the pretenders had gone safely to their beds, but the hedonists had not totally taken over the club, their drug-addled eyes moving fitfully as their passions empowered them. Or as my mate Dave would have it, late enough […]