Category Archives: General Culture

The Ancient Art of Raymonding

Raymond verb: To completely miss the point in an hilarious or embarrassing way. Example of Raymonding, during the credits of The Dark Knight : “Why was that movie dedicated to Heath Ledger? … Was he originally going to play Batman … Continue reading

Cryptonomicon: No, I think you’ll find that I’m right.

Take this, Shamus! You may recall, if you’re one of my three regular readers, what I had to say about Cryptonomicon. In fact, if you’re one of my three regular readers, you’ve already responded to it, either internally or on … Continue reading

Beauty born of vandalism

Last night I saw Sweeney Todd once more, but beforehand I stopped by the bathroom of the cinema. In this particular bathroom, every stall had the words “Mr. Moops” or simply “Moops” carved into either a door or a wall. … Continue reading