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ON OUR KITCHEN

  >When I bought the house, my kitchen didn’t come with much.  It actually came with less than I expected.  The seller was supposed to leave the refrigerator- which would start me off with a refrigerator and a sink.  No cabinets, counters, range, or anything else.  I was sort of excited about this, since I…

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ON CURTIS

Poor Curtis. He was a good power strip. Dutifully running my refrigerator all day, and usually not shorting out when I turned on my induction burner. Protecting my ungrounded and probably dangerous wiring. We had a funeral today, after months of service, Curtis tripped his last trip. Maybe you can protect Jesus’s computer from power…

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ON THE SMOKING GUN

  The Polyscience Smoking Gun has a pretty funny origin story. This is off the cuff, so don’t complain if some of it isn’t true. Hand held keyboard vacuums were popular in the 90s. People in their basements smoking jazz cigarettes like playing on the computer. They eventually realized that it was too much work…

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ON BUYING A MEAT SLICER

  We were in New York City last week visiting friends. We ate at a bunch of places, saw a bunch of people, met my cooking hero Dave Arnold, and had my car towed. I also spent some time on bowery looking for a meat slicer.