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Tarvuism is the newest life-solving, octopus befriending, super-power unleashing belief system on the block. Needless to say, I will be looking into their Octopus-Intensive Weekend Retreat as soon as possible. And also am wondering about any potential affiliation with the Ramtha School or Enlightenment or the Pastafarians. All three groups seem to have an affinity for tentacles.
I’ve been there for a game once, many years ago. Wrigley is one of the few ballparks where drinking, hooliganism, and good cheer always outweigh the events of that day’s ballgame.
Pardon the lack of activity recently. I’m currently adjusting to a sub-human sleep schedule as I try to adjust to the demands of “new media.” Speaking of how we prioritize things and motivate ourselves, here’s a neat piece on some old economist-derived misconceptions.
Okay. Obviously Olympic mascots aren’t something to which people pay a lot of attention. But if you’re hosting the Olympics in, say, 2012, and you’ve already had a few issues with some of your, ahem, graphic design choices, wouldn’t you make sure you had vetted everything properly before unveiling these?
If anyone’s wondering why I once compared New York City to Darfur, maybe a bit of it has to do with the fact that both are absurdly inhospitable to outsiders. And the “art installation” depicted above and discussed here provides good insight into said inhospitability.