Anthony Scopatz

I think, therefore I amino acid.

Minor Update

Two things. I haven’t been getting enough work done recently. Today for instance. I was going to spend the night programming after my departmental function. But no. During the after-party at Crown & Anchor, I got shamefully drunk on a pint and a half of beer. This seems to be ...

Status Back Baby

This weekend was the first time I have genuinely enjoyed myself since I got to Raleigh, and it was lovely! Here is how it all went down:

Wednesday: After my meetings in the morning and afternoon, I went and got a haircut in preparation for…

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Thursday: …when I went to ...

[Flipside: 3] Radical X

As a burn event, Flipside follows out of some basic principles. Many of these are similar to the general backpackers’ credo. However, the most interesting of these are the radical ones: Radical Inclusion, Radical Self-Reliance, and Radical Self-Expression.

Radical Inclusion:

The most self-evident of the three, the idea that anyone ...

Walker On

While rereading some of my old posts recently, I was reminded of the Good ‘Ole OK Cupid - Walker Project. For the newer readers, I have a series of fake, passive OKC profiles where I let people message me. Humor follows. Check out the link.

So here is an update of ...

Significantly Fatter and Happier

Well ok…not that much fatter. But I did eat a lot of bread!

BUT I am back in Austin! I had an excellent time on my vacation. You may have noticed the near radio (internet) silence on my end in the past week. Here is what I was doing ...

Treasonous

In my first foray into fiction other than “A Song of Ice and Fire” in a long while, I read “Treason” by Orson Scott Card a couple of days ago. A noteworthy event, believe you me.

As his second novel (revised version, like with “Hot Sleep“) it is in some ...

DTWOF

It has been a while in coming, but here is my review of *The Essential* Dykes to Watch Out For (DTWOF) by Alison Bechdel.

As a child (9ish-12ish) I distinctly remember reader my mother’s copy of a previous compilation. I recalled it being interesting but more or less a ...