Tonight I watched a movie about three of the most miserable people on Earth. It’s called “21 Grams,” and it gets it title from the notion that a person loses 21 grams of body weight at the moment of death. Dreary, isn’t it? That idea is probably the most uplifting aspect of the film. I […]
This morning, I heard on the radio that Jan. 24 is supposed to be the most depressing day of the year. I looked at the gray sky, at my moist windshield, and at the trees bent over as they succumbed to the forceful wind. I thought about the fact that it was 9:45 am and […]
Inspired by Katie Casey’s bravery in poetry, I “penned” this semi-autobiographical poem during class last night. It’s called “Is she a writer or is she lazy?” She uses it as an excuse, says “I’m a writer” when she oversleeps for a 4:30 class and when she forgets to do the laundry and he has to […]
Last night, I declared aloud to no one but Sachen that Tetris is “too hard.” If this game of manipulating falling blocks with no tangible consequences is “too hard,” what will life be like? I am resolved not to find out.
CBS is developing a soap opera that you can watch on your cell phone. There’s an article about it in the Weekender. Apparently, its tentative title is “Hey, It’s Me.” Clever, huh?