Post Profile

In Which I Try to Disburden Texts but Also Thank Reading for Swallowing Up My Problems

That’s “Reading” taking shape as Edith Sitwell’s “hot sun,” that “country giant that has swallowed up all the gold spangles of the dew…and has dried all the haycocks until they are dry and rustling as his own rays.” Mm. (I blame Alexander Pope.) I think if you are reading enough—”enough,” of course, would be a [...]
read more


Related Posts

Just the Facts?: 'I was swallowed by a hippo' -- The Vanishers: A Tale of Two Ghosts -- David Rountree / Tracy Ray Podcast

Society & Culture / Paranormal : Phantoms and Monsters

Experience: I was swallowed by a hippo The hippo who tried to kill me wasn't a stranger – he and I had met before a number of times. I was 27 and owned a business taking clients down the Zambezi river near Victoria Falls. I'd been w...

Canada Dry Hot Ginger Ale, Coca-Cola's First-Ever Warm Soda, To Hit Shelves In Japan (PHOTO)

Business & Finance : Huffington Post: Business Blog

Drinking warm soda may not sound appealing to Westerners, but Coca-Cola is hoping that Japanese customers will sing a different tune. On October 21, the company will begin selling Canada Dry Hot Ginger Ale, its first-ever beverage m...

What makes dry quicksand so deadly?

Humor : Boing Boing

Dry quicksand was a mythical substance — normal-looking sand that could swallow you in a flash. That is, until 2004, when scientists made the stuff in a lab. (Mark told you about that development.) In this video, geologist Matt Kuch...

Matt Stonie wins 2015 Nathan’s Famous hot dog eating contest

News : NY Daily News

Upstart competitive eater Matt Stonie swallowed the competition at the Nathan’s Famous hot dog eating contest in Coney Island.

Hot Ginger Ale by Canada Dry

Humor : Laughing Squid

Canada Dry Hot Ginger Ale is a new carbonated beverage by Coca Cola in Japan which warms up in its own can using technology developed by the company. The drink is a cinnamon and apple-flavored ginger ale and meant for adults. It wil...


Copyright © 2016 Regator, LLC