Watson in the 21st goddamn century.
I-40, North Carolina.
I blog about libraries, country music, propane, and propane accessories.
Every four years we try to come up with a way to make soccer interesting to Americans.
Better competition, top global players, marketing?
James Naismith came up with the best version of soccer over a century ago. It’s called college basketball.
I wrote an article for The Toast on the phonological constraints that allow you to identify Bandicoot Cumbersnatch, Bendandsnap Candycrush, and even Wimbledon Tennismatch as synonyms for the same long-faced British actor, by analyzing all of the names from the Benedict Cumberbatch name generator.
You should go read it there first to see what the constraints are and how I got them, and then come back here for a bonus in-depth investigation into how we can model them using constraint rankings loosely inspired by Harmonic Grammar (don’t worry if you don’t know what that is).
What I’m really terrified of is leading an average, ordinary life with a regular job and an invariable routine, planned holidays, an average household, fixed responsibilities and not doing anything different to be remembered by.
At this point in my life, I look forward to nothing more than the life you’ve just described.