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Lileks FEVER!

{ Now playing: Starflyer 59, gold

Recent movies: Lain, Disc 2****; Farscape, II.2****; Lain, Disc 3/4?****; Evangelion 12-15****;

Recent books: Joshua; Colossians; Schlatter, The Theology of the Apostles; John R. E. Bliese, The Greening of Conservative America; Shusaku Endo, Silence; Norton selections from Spenser, The Faerie Queene; excerpts from The Mystical Poetry of Rumi (trans. Arberry);


In the meantime, I scrape drywall, make websites about dead buildings, and try to tell myself this short story I'm working on isn't a novel. Please, God, let it not be a novel. Things are going good. Don't curse me again.

And another:

Work was work; wrote a tech column and a column column. Around one PM I felt the inspiration machinery seize up, and I spent the rest of the afternoon thumping it like an old TV, waiting for the static to resolve into a picture. Which it did.

Yay Lileks!

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