Monthly Archives: January 2015

Pumpkin and Chocolate Chip Cheesecake

Over the holidays, my aunt made some really good pumpkin and chocolate chip cheesecake cups, so I decided to try to recreate it for my coworkers, and I think it turned out pretty well.  The pumpkin and chocolate go really … Continue reading

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The Ama, and Whether Mermaids Are Fat

Warning: this post be may not safe for work, as there are topless photos near the end. The other day, I came across a post on Tumblr that argued that mermaids should be fat. hang on a minute… shouldn’t all … Continue reading

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Race and Pornographic Preferences

A while back, a map was shared online of which countries searched more for “breasts” in porn, and which searched more for “buttocks,” or derivations of the above. The general pattern was that Europe and East Asia preferred breasts, while … Continue reading

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Agathoclean Anecdotes

I thought it might be interesting to collect some of the anecdotes about him that the ancient authors have left us.  I consider Agathocles to be an especially interesting figure.  His rise from obscurity, his boldness, his brilliance, his caring … Continue reading

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Black Forest Cheesecake

Ingredients Crust 1 package of graham crackers (or about one cup of crumbs) ¼ cup sugar 1/4 cup melted butter Filling Three 8 oz packages of cream cheese 3 tablespoons flour 1 cup sugar 1 tablespoon vanilla extract 4 eggs … Continue reading

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Keith Thompson

I recently came across the art of Keith Thompson, and it’s just incredible.  I especially love his undead and robots.  I feel like every single one of those drawings and descriptions is worth an entire story in themselves.  My absolute … Continue reading

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2014 in review

The WordPress.com stats helper monkeys prepared a 2014 annual report for this blog. Here’s an excerpt: A San Francisco cable car holds 60 people. This blog was viewed about 2,900 times in 2014. If it were a cable car, it … Continue reading

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