The Core Dump

A strong conviction that something must be done is the parent of many bad measures

[By Nic Lindh on Wednesday, 15 October 2003]

Queer eye for the slob

Ended up watching Queer Eye for the Straight Guy last night, the episode with Andrew the crew member. One thing that struck me was just what an unbelievable slob the guy was/is. How do you live with empty bottles and dirty clothes everywhere?

It was pretty amusing with the Fab 5 getting all drama queen about the state of the guy’s apartment, but at the same time it really was disgusting. Why do you elect to live in that state?

It is quite possible to be straight and actually maintain some sort of order around you, you know. Look at army barracks for instance; not the most queer-friendly environment around, and yet they manage to keep things clean and neat.

Music: East Of Eden by Big Country

« Three little letters


Enjoy the ten latest posts!

Las Vegas trip report

Did you know Las Vegas is kind of nutty?

Book roundup, part 27

Includes Hollywood Dead, Tales from the Loop, Things from the Flood, The Court of Broken Knives, and Port of Shadows.

To see what is in front of one’s nose needs a constant struggle

“Cancel everything. You’re going into emergency surgery today”

Nic has a retinal tear and has his vision is saved by a laser.

Book roundup, part 26

Includes The Storm Before the Storm, White Trash, Calypso, Tell the Machine Goodnight, Prince of Fools, and Provenance.

Renewing the nerd card: Installing Ubiquiti UniFi in the house

The Internet tells Nic to install Ubiquiti gear in his house, so he does, and now he has thoughts.

The greater the ignorance the greater the dogmatism

Working in the pod mines

What I wish I’d known when I started podcasting.

It is impossible for a person to begin to learn what he already thinks he knows

Smell the Foam Finger

Nic starts a new podcast about—gasp!—American sports.