And Gutenberg Lived Here: And Finally It Was Sunday.

Did you ever have one of those weeks...? And this is the point where normal people put down a list of the totally bizarre and freaky things that happened to them in the last seven days, knowing full well that, even though such things happen, and are freaky, and weird, and scientifically fully on the … Continue reading And Gutenberg Lived Here: And Finally It Was Sunday.

And Gutenberg Lived Here: So What’s So New About This New Year’s Thing?

So now that the politics thingy is finally so overdone no one really seems to cares any more- and, like planning next year's Mardi Gras- which starts- the moment this year's Ash Wednesday done- in a hotel in Majorca with all the carnevalist "Captains" of the companies on board to execute manoeuver critique, while partying … Continue reading And Gutenberg Lived Here: So What’s So New About This New Year’s Thing?

And Gutenberg Lived Here: Just Call Me Friday

I don't know what it is about Fridays- Maybe it's just the fact that since everyone else is on the road that day, in up to two-hour traffic jams, or has picked up their kids from school at one pm and are at McD's, before trying to shove the tykes into winter boots for school, … Continue reading And Gutenberg Lived Here: Just Call Me Friday

And Gutenberg Lived Here: Reconstructing Deconstruction

Way back in the years I started studying literature, everything was deconstructionism. We even had one prof who made us a "tool box" Only as a paper diagram, of course. With bolt cutters, you cut the title off the article to see what it is worth on its own. And what the article is worth … Continue reading And Gutenberg Lived Here: Reconstructing Deconstruction

And Gutenberg Lived Here: Have We Moved From ‘Bonanza’ To ‘Three’s Company’ To ‘Sex And The City’ Only To Get To Vampire Filk?

When your field of study was comparative lit, your view of the world tends to be just a little different from most folks (Not that everyone else's isn't- Or have you ever tried to discuss a new film with a dentist? Sorry all dentists out there. Make that mathematicians. Oops. Mea Bobaqi, mea maxima Bobaqi.) … Continue reading And Gutenberg Lived Here: Have We Moved From ‘Bonanza’ To ‘Three’s Company’ To ‘Sex And The City’ Only To Get To Vampire Filk?

And Gutenberg Lived Here: Tech-Tock- You Are Collecting What…?

As I am writing this: There are kids out on the soccer field near us, fans of the local soccer team, training to yell and stomp for each other, and hopefully one day get a place either in the local pom-pom girls. cheering for the pro team, or drumming, to heat up the crowd, (more … Continue reading And Gutenberg Lived Here: Tech-Tock- You Are Collecting What…?

And Gutenberg Lived Here: Of Slitheens, Raxacoricofallipatorian, And The Eurovision Song Contest.

In case you read the above title, didn't have a clue what I am writing about, and therefore squealed "Eeeew. I don't think so" and went back to reading the news about political Armageddon, the above is from Dr Who. Well, maybe not the bit about the Eurovision. That will come later. But, should you … Continue reading And Gutenberg Lived Here: Of Slitheens, Raxacoricofallipatorian, And The Eurovision Song Contest.

And Gutenberg Lived Here: What On Earth Happened To All The Eggs?

Spring is sprung, the grass is riz, time to look for where the Easter stuff is. Yup It's that time of year again. And Gutenberg Land is no different from anywhere else ie Yesterday we did the usual Easter shopping thing- clothes, socks, underwear, hey, when you've got a man along, and he has finally … Continue reading And Gutenberg Lived Here: What On Earth Happened To All The Eggs?

And Gutenberg Lived Here: Is Hacking The New Graffiti?

Today we had a couple of hours off, and hadn't gotten a whole lot of fresh air lately- oops- so we took out our handy-dandy public transport card- university to Rhine and all points east, and headed downtown. On the Rhine- Picture seven hills-each with it's own area of specialization- University, ancient fort on the … Continue reading And Gutenberg Lived Here: Is Hacking The New Graffiti?

And Then There Was Valentine’s Day: The Battle Of The Sexes: Or…The Up-Bot Side Of Life.

I read the news today, oh boy. Hey, it's not that much after Valentine's Day, already. So anyway, way out there on the heart- or heartless, front: Men, there is a  Cyrano de Bergerac Bot now available to write love letters for you. Ladies, have you ever been in the situation where someone female- neighbor, … Continue reading And Then There Was Valentine’s Day: The Battle Of The Sexes: Or…The Up-Bot Side Of Life.