Archive for March, 2008

gentle reader

March 16th, 2008


Lookit. I’m so psyched. Coming this fall, The Essential Dykes To Watch Out For. Most, though not all, of the DTWOF episodes collected in one big volume. This is very exciting for me, and a big relief, because Read the rest of this entry »


March 14th, 2008

signs of spring

It was so nice here today I was prompted to make another installment in the video series, Wild Kingdom: Shaky Handheld Footage of my Back Yard.

rhyming contest, retroactive

March 12th, 2008

I’m officially declaring Mothra NYC the winner of the “set an episode of DTWOF to flawless Seussian rhyme” contest. Read the rest of this entry »

from the archives

March 12th, 2008

hall of prophecies

Doesn’t this look like the Hall of Prophecies in Harry Potter? It’s the University of Minnesota archives, a network of earthquake-proof vaults 125 feet below the surface of the earth. Read the rest of this entry »


March 6th, 2008


My talk at Rutgers last night was attended by a huh-uuuge crazy crowd of 400 people. They were all really amped up, and it was nice, but a little overwhelming. Read the rest of this entry »

frazzled at newark

March 6th, 2008

Photo 220

Jeezum crow. I’ve had no internet access for 48 hours and I was getting the DTs. I’ve been on the road, doing some speaking engagements that I meant to post about but I haven’t had a chance because of aforementioned lack of access. Right now I’m soaking up the wifi at Newark airport after speaking at Rutgers last night. Okay, I just felt compelled to check in like this. Because it grounds me when I’m traveling to blog my whereabouts. I hope you don’t mind. As I think I’ve mentioned before, this thing has become my de facto diary. I’ll be back, I hope, with a more relevant post before my flight leaves for Minneapolis.

DTWOF episode #523

March 4th, 2008

523 detail

A paean to my favorite Dr. Seuss book.
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March 4th, 2008


In the last thread, Deborah asked if I was making a public endorsement in today’s Vermont primary. This is as far as I’m going–it’s excerpted from the episode I just finished, 524, which will go up on 3/19.