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12/14/09 / Jaquith

On genius and polymaths I wrote something similar before, but it occurred to me while driving that the canons of so many disciplines are comprised of the works of just a few men. How does it come to be like that? It’s like a big bang of sorts: the early minutes of a new discipline [...]


9:07 AM It’s a transparent thread between art and nonsense. 10:22 AM Life’s getting done. On the BlackBerry, working weekends and nights. Projects, deadlines, promotion, bankroll. Setting aside time for that all-important home unit, the family. Office paper, disposable cups plates knives forks, living to excess, eating to excess. Spending on entertainment, saving for education. [...]

1/17/07 / Lightbulbs

2:55 PM Just discovered that someone I wrote an e-mail to months ago did read it, but didn’t respond. I wonder why. It’s a rhetorical question, really, but a genuine one still. 8:22 PM Light bulbs. Who makes them and where do they come from? I know this much: If everyone asked as many questions [...]

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