I have watched Norm Macdonald deliver “the moth joke” a few times since his passing and laugh every time. 😆😢
Macdonald once talked about an uncle dying of cancer, skewering how we now describe people suffering from that disease as “waging a battle” because that means the last thing you do before you die is lose. “I’m not a doctor, but I’m pretty sure that if you die, then the cancer also dies at the same time,” Macdonald said on Comedy Central. “That to me is not a loss. That’s a draw.”
via The New York Times. RIP, Norm Macdonald.
Why should we feel anger at the world? As if the world would notice.
h/t Mike Crittenden
Newsletter sent. In this one, I write about how the approval to move forward on a greefield project (at work) coincides with my growing interest in creating and further embracing Indiweb. ✉️
I had something else in mind for today’s mood setter but, you know what? This is more fitting: Japanese Breakfast “Be Sweet”. 🎵
I’m not sure why this song was in my head this morning. I haven’t heard it in years. Settle in, today’s mood setter is 6 minutes 44 seconds long. “Someone Saved My Life Tonight” by Elton John. 🎵
Started watching Seaquest DSV (1993). 📺
A rewatch for my wife, first-time watch for myself. We're up to s1 e7, and while the series isn't great, I can see so much potential in what the show-runners were trying to accomplish.
Late Summer dry air
with smells that call back to memories
of going to school.
Walking to the bus stop
To be ridiculed
for your eyes
for your otherness
Are these eyes really so different?
Am I the only one to see
Smells that call back memories
and now knowing that I have