Peeps here in the Art Department — all big Seinfeld fans — decided by committee that we’re doing a Seinfeld theme today. I was asked to be Kramer. I never watched the show, but I’m told I got close. 10.30.2009 UPDATE: Who aaaaaaare these peeeople???
“We tell ourselves stories in order to make sense of life. Narrative is reassuring. There are days when life is so absurd it’s crippling; nothing makes sense. But stories bring order to the absurdity. Relief is provided by the narrative’s beginning, middle, and end. Without an end, you have an obsession, a constant circling around [...]
From ProofreadNOW: Either and neither are versatile words. Each can serve as a pronoun, an adjective, a conjunction, and an adverb. Know another word that can be any of four parts of speech? When either or neither is used as a pronoun, confusion sometimes arises as to what form of verb should follow. The rule: [...]
Earlier this month, a couple people informed me of a writing project called Significant Objects and its associated contest conducted by Slate Magazine. The purpose of the contest was to take a worthless object — in this case, a BBQ sauce jar — and write a short story (500 words or fewer) in which the [...]