weekly tidbits – obscure sorrows

Blogged by edjusted as weekly tidbits — edjusted Sun 16 Dec 2018 5:46 pm

What I’m watching/reading/listening to: Hidden brain, on marriage:

Wally Cleaver: Whenever we cook inside, Mom always does the cooking. But whenever we cook outside, you always do it. How come?

Ward Cleaver: Oh, it’s sort of traditional, I guess. You know, they say a woman’s place is in the home. And I suppose as long as she’s in the home, she might as well be in the kitchen.

Wally: Oh. Well, that explains about Mom, but how come you always do the outside cooking?

Ward Cleaver: Well, I’ll tell you, son. Women do all right when they have all the modern conveniences, but us men are better at this rugged type of outdoor cooking – sort of a throwback to caveman days.

Boy have times changed!

What I learned this week: Sports teams should maximize variance (instead of maximizing expectation) when they’re trailing in a game…and other strategies for underdogs, from Plan to Be Lucky

Really good and unobvious advice that work out if you just stop and think about how things plays out statistically

What I enjoyed this week: The Dictionary of Obscure Sorrows. This is the most amazing site and idea. All the words are made up, but we should definitely add them to the dictionary…words like:

Mauerbauertraurigkeit: The inexplicable urge to push people away, even close friends who you really like.

Quote o’ the week: Paradise is exactly where you are right now, only much, much better. -Laurie Anderson

Song o’ the week: You get a two-fer…the music is good, but the idea is even better.

but…but…I thought you’d *like* that color…

Blogged by edjusted as general — edjusted Sat 15 Dec 2018 9:49 pm

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whistling away the dark

Blogged by edjusted as music — edjusted Tue 27 Nov 2018 10:05 pm

I really like the combination of hopefulness and wistfulness in these old songs.

best thanksgiving evar!

Blogged by edjusted as general — edjusted Wed 21 Nov 2018 11:04 pm

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plastic palace people

Blogged by edjusted as music — edjusted Sat 10 Nov 2018 11:18 am

Wow…

my lady of sorrows

Blogged by edjusted as music — edjusted Sat 10 Nov 2018 11:17 am

Breathtaking

bawk bawk bawk baaawk bawk bawk bawk bawk bawwwk bawk

Blogged by edjusted as music — edjusted Mon 29 Oct 2018 8:26 pm

Why did I never know about this song?????

oh what a beautiful morning…oh what a beautiful day—wait, what?

Blogged by edjusted as contemplation — edjusted Sun 28 Oct 2018 9:45 pm

🎶 “…the sun is the same in a relative way, but you’re older…shorter of breath, and one day closer to death!”

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bella ciao

Blogged by edjusted as music,politics — edjusted Sat 15 Sep 2018 11:02 am

do I hear 21…

Blogged by edjusted as music,politics — edjusted Sun 2 Sep 2018 11:02 am

…chilling…

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