Entries by Anne Laurie

Early Morning Open Thread: Geek Showmanship

Hat tip to commentor Scav for tonight’s fireworks: __ __ From the link: “ArcAttack employs a unique DJ set up of their own creation to generate an ‘electrifying’ audio visual performance. The HVDJ pumps music through a PA system while two specially designed DRSSTC’s (Dual-Resonant Solid State Tesla Coils) act as separate synchronized instruments. These […]

Early Morning Open Thread: Blockbuster Season

Haven’t seen anything about this summer’s upcoming movies that would tempt me to spend $25 and an evening. Not even much, beyond a couple of documentaries, that I’d bother adding to my Netflix queue. Lindy West’s review of “Burkas and Birkins” made me laugh, though: … SATC2 takes everything that I hold dear as a […]

Early Morning Open Thread: Dirt Talk

February must’ve been more brutal than I remember, or else I was permanently scarred by last summer’s rain-intensive Year of Almost No Sunlight, because somehow I ended up with 42 different tomato varieties, mostly single plants, mostly mail-order. (And, yes, I understand that completely violates the whole virtuous green locavore ethos of growing one’s own, […]