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I was pretty excited last week when NASA announced they would dedicate the resources to make some necessary repairs to the Hubble telescope.  The Hubble telescope has given us some amazing scientific discoveries as well as the images to drive our imaginations and senses of wonder. How many young boys and girls have been inspired […]

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05 Nov, 2006

David Foster Wallace commencement speech

Posted by: Dave In: Books|Philosophy

I’ve always admired DFW’s writing and I wish I could have heard him deliver this speech in person.  You can read a full transcript here. There are these two young fish swimming along and they happen to meet an older fish swimming the other way, who nods at them and says “Morning, boys. How’s the […]

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  • Dave: Not sure, Bryan, but I'd love to know where Craig lives.
  • Bryan Hanks: What city were those in?
  • Kevin David Anderson: check out our other wreaths at: http://www.facebook.com/media/set/?set=a.10150452725264516.391111.360128594515&type=3
  • epiphenita: Like Tom Waits without the music.
  • epiphenita: Reminds me of my good friend's artwork: http://victoriacarlson.blogspot.com/2009/06/untitled.html
  • Dave: I think someone should make some dance music from those "WHOAHs."
  • epiphenita: Oh, Dave. That was tonic to my soul. Perfect. I vote for an exorcism.
  • Dave: Hmm, looks sober to me.
  • Scott: I'm thinking that the guy with the hat might have had a drink or two before this picture was taken. Just a hunch...
  • Scott: There's a roleplaying scenario just waiting to be written based on these pictures. :-)

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