Posts Tagged ‘GMail’

Hey, good news!

Soon we’ll be able to drink absinthe legally in the good old U S of A. It makes me feel proud despite that whole habeas corpus thing.

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New York Times: Isn’t that a cocky thing to say? You don’t seem very appreciative.

Ira Glass: But I do feel appreciative! I’m not communicating my feelings very well if you’re not getting that.

Why is the New York Times such a jerk? Who would pick on Ira Glass? A bully, that’s who. I expected this little interview to be a love-fest, but no, the cold, unfeeling NY Times picked at this treasure of a man. It’s probably just jealousy. Ira Glass is twice the journalist these monkeys could ever be – and he does it all in his geekily hot way.

The only thing that kept me from throwing my computer out the window was this bit of trivia: Ira Glass is actually related to Philip Glass. That’s cool.


Ira Glass: He’ll kick your ass.

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Open Letter to GMail

Dear GMail,

Where are you?

I tried to log in and I’ve been getting a server error for 17 hours. And 17 seems like one of those “funny numbers” that one might use if she was exaggerating. But actually, literally, you’ve been inaccessible for 17 hours.

All of my coworkers and friends have been happily GMailing and GTalking their brains out all day. Not me though. No sir. No GMail for Lesley.

I’m not a weak person. I can handle stress and hardship. But this might actually be too hard for me to bear. I’m putting myself on suicide watch, GMail. And it’s your fault.

Okay, I’m going to try to get my mind off this for a while. I’ll be checking back several times per hour to check on your status.



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