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Bet this never happened to Samuel Johnson!
Thursday, November 2, 2006 7:53:00 AM

So one of my biggest ambitions is to become a genuine, published writer of non-fiction books. It's something I'm working on slowly but surely (emphasis on the slowly part) by writing articles and essays ...


Nathan Fillion is a pig
Monday, November 13, 2006 6:25:32 AM

A metal pig, to be exact. And Alan Tudyk is too! I'm talking, of course, about Chinese Astrology. There are twelve basic Chinese star signs, each based on the year of your birth and each named after ...


The Meaning of Mal
Monday, November 27, 2006 7:59:37 AM

For as long as I can remember, I've been fascinated with names and their meanings. As a kid I whiled away endless hours reading those mugs and keyrings you can buy with a person's name and a witty poem ...


Hippie Christmas
Thursday, November 30, 2006 8:46:52 AM

My boss used to live in Sweden and recently returned from a visit there. When she came back, she started lighting candles in the centre, saying it was a Swedish tradition she missed a lot. Apparently, ...