Monthly Archives: January 2005


1.31.05 Not So Weekly Stats

Current Location: Redwood City, CA Current Weather: 52F, 11C, sunny enough Current Reads: Submissions for the Thong Also Rises Number of new men since last week that want to be my #38 after I posted about Aczel’s Chance probability for finding a partner: 1 Level of seriousness of last week’s […]


GridSkipper.com

Gawker Media just launched a brand new Travel blog. GridSkipper.com. Edited by Andrew Krucoff, it is an Urban Travel Guide. Sleek, Stylish, and Informative. “I hope to fill a gap in travel coverage by offering interesting and timely city guide info that isn’t afraid to get dirty where others might […]


Invite Me to Dinner if You Are Extra Smart

I was trolling my Bloglines tonight while I waited for my laundry to dry. This post reminded me that I haven’t been to a good dinner party in a while. When You Know Your Calling… You know that I love eating. And if you’ve met me you know that I […]


A9.com Making Life That Much Easier

I haven't heard anyone talking about this down in Palo Alto yet, but I bet that’ll change soon. My new hood is where they’re from so maybe I'll meet some of the brains behind this beaut. Seeing storefronts before you go…Lets see…who is the biggest signage company we can buy […]


Booksellers Chat it up on Ebay Discussion Boards

My friend Hugh, a bookseller in Memphis, TN just told me about the booksellers discussion boards on Ebay. It’s in the community/talk/discussion boards section. A lot of it is for those selling books on eBay. But there are also plenty of other topics that booklovers would enjoy. Like any forum […]


Submission Call: Adventure Content

The guys at the BootsnAll Travel Network are launching a new section dedicated to adventure travel. They are currently looking for: adventure type stories perspectives on gear lists travel adventures guides: favorite mountains for trekking, favorite hikes, best rivers to raft, gnarly rapid experiences, etc. someone who wants to interview […]


So You Wanna Write A Bestseller…

USA Today's Book section has an article that tells you what the big pubs are looking for. “After ‘America,’ a liberal dose of political satire” I bet Wonkette could sell a good book. Maybe not 1.9 million copies….but more than enough to make some big bucks. I saw her the […]


World Hum’s Jim Benning, a Gadling Podcast

I was excited to see that my friend Jim is doing something ground breaking with Gadling.com. Gadling Podcast: New Features and Interview With Jim Benning of Worldhum This is a part of Gadling's second podcast. Here’s what you can expect. “a new feature called Magazine Minute in which we talk […]


Hobart: A Literary Journal

I've been invited to write something for the upcoming Travel issue of Hobart, a literary journal. I haven’t written fiction since I was in the 8th grade, but the editor was nice and keeping it real. Plus, I’m a sucker for words like “experimental” writing. This is the first time […]