I was so bummed by last night’s Homeland that I expanded on an email I sent to my dad last night, expressing my frustrations, only it was deleted when I tried to post. Probably tumblr worm related. So rather than try to recreate the post, I’m just cutting and pasting my email to my dad which does a B+ job summing up what I wanted to say: Spoilers re: last night’s Homeland. Yes,...
20 - 30,000 pages of emails is a lot less than it...
(via Slate) Here’s the thing about reviewing emails: There are likely a lot of duplicates. In fact, I’d bet the vast majority of the pages are dupes. The word ‘pages’ is key. To start simple, say you have an exchange of 100 emails over the course of a few weeks, replying back and forth. lets call each email 1 page long, mostly for the sake of easy math, but also...
Mike Doughty's open letter to New York Magazine in... →
immutableinscrutable: It might blow your mind how little money I make from my old band, Soul Coughing (we sold roughly 800,000 records, on Warner Bros, from 1994 to 1998); my income is almost entirely from my solo career. Naturally, I make more because I don’t have equal-partner bandmates, but I gross a lot less than the article’s hypothetical, 125,000-selling, Pitchfork-rock band, and bring...
You Do, Of Course, Realize That This Is Going To... →
bestrooftalkever: Guess why I’m blogging this?