Thursday, September 23, 2004

You say it's your birthday

One of the duties in my job is to write multiple choice test questions. Here's a timely one:

The following people were all born on September 23. Who doesn't belong?

A) Bruce Springsteen
B) Ani DiFranco
C) John Coltrane
D) Ray Charles
E) Dan Eisner

Tuesday, September 21, 2004

Death wish

Walking through the Public Gardens in Boston yesterday after work, I saw three women trying to feed a couple squirrels. They walked right up to the squirrels, with food in hand. If they had known what I know about squirrels--that they are vicious agents of the devil--I highly doubt these women would have put their lives at risk.

Sunday, September 19, 2004

Will wonders never cease?

Earlier this week, Johnny Ramone succumbed to cancer. In 2001, Joey Ramone also died of cancer, and in 2002, Dee Dee overdosed on drugs. So that leaves two surviving members of the Ramones--Tommy and Marky, the drummers.