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More than that, actually. In September 2001, before college started up again, I used the window between work and class to launch my first “weblog.” It was a page of HTML that I updated daily, like the one Andrew Sullivan had. Because I was so clever, it was titled DW-i:…

I see Catherine Andrews doing these from time to time, and I want to assure the universe that she is not the only hip young urban person who’s enjoying these final weekends of American supremacy. FRIDAY: Dinner with some friends at Etete, the fancier’n’average Ethopian place on 9th street, followed…

Let’s talk about smart people. For a while, I thought I was one. I was one of the smarter kids in my high school classes, as long as we define high school of a series of classrooms in which everything is taugh but math. I had to work hard, sure,…

This is like an outtake from Slacker.

Looks like blogger is working now. Here’s the state of things – Last night the new Chron hit the stands – literally. For the first time in our 9.8 years of publishing, our driver was able to deposit the paper on magazine racks with our very own (temporary) signs. This…

Huh. That was substantially more difficult than I’d expected. Welcome to the unveiling of DW-i 2.0. It didn’t take very long for me to become dissatisfied with the old layout of the site, and I found myself ignoring it far more often than I needed to. For months I toyed…