Billboards in LA Announce "4 More Years-- Thank You, Hollywood" | Main | Try Taking This Toy Hostage, Jihadis
February 01, 2005

Sickblogging

When I was in Sundance, I met a kid who was perfectly joyous about everything in life. He was pleased as punch to be there; he was unrelentingly optimistic and upbeat; he was genuinely happy to meet new people and hear about their projects; he spoke in soothingly melodic lilt, and always had a reasuring smile on his face.

I couldn't stand the fucking sight of him. Sometimes when I would hear his Up With People voice I was nearly overcome by the desire to tear off his arms and then beat him to death with his own limbs.

Well, he told me he'd come down with a very bad upper-respiratory cold that was going all through town, and that I'd better take a lot of Vitamin C and try to stay six feet from everybody if I didn't want to catch it.

Knowing full well that I had the immune system of a god -- not capital-G God, mind you, but a lesser, mythological god like, say, Apollo, or maybe Thor; whichever one is more mantastic -- I ignored him.

Ignoring him seemed like a good idea. It spared me a murder and interstate felony flight rap.

Well, sonofabitch, if I didn't catch that stupid bug. I am now so sick I am walking around on the verge of falling over from dizziness and weariness.

And no matter how much Susan-Estrich-Strength Robitussin I suck down, I have the dry, deathly cough of the pederast chained to the bed in Seven. It's one thing to have a "productive cough" when you're producing mucous; it's another thing to be producing crypt-dust and what appears to be the sort of sparkling silica most commonly found in cobalt mines.

And yet, I have blogged.

That's how damn-bastard committed I am to providing the best stupid-shit-I-just-thought-of-off-the-top-of-my-head for you, my dear readers.

PS, SiteMeter Sucks: And on a day when I get linked by Instapundit and ASV and a bunch of other good folks, my SiteMeter decides to go down for three of my biggest hours, resulting in zero hits since 4:30PM EST.

And because it was crapping out, it made the site difficult to load for a couple of hours during that period.

Thanks a lot, guys! That'll help with the advertising.

Jagoffs.


digg this
posted by Ace at 07:18 PM

| Access Comments




Recent Comments
5/8 Mex: "Posted by: Bertram Cabot, Jr. at December 16, 2017 ..."

JQ: "KT, saw your reply re: turnips/ greens-- thanks so ..."

Bear with Assymetrical Balls: "A good future movie thread might be movies that we ..."

blake: "Sigh. How about a complementary compliment? ..."

The Inexplicable Dr. Julius Strangepork: "Hi, is anyone still here? I used to raise dwarf r ..."

Stringer Davis [/i]]/b]: "But Hitchcock DID make a Titanic movie. He did the ..."

Northernlurker : "I thought In Cold Blood was a very good movie. ..."

blake: "Posted by: KT at December 16, 2017 08:54 PM (BVQ+1 ..."

Bertram Cabot, Jr.: " [i]Emperor of the North .. anyone ? Posted by: ..."

Hands: ""The Right Stuff" is very good. It can't be easy t ..."

troyriser: "I've seen 'The Passion of Joan of Arc' twice now. ..."

Harvey Weinstein: "Ain't nothing to phrenology neither. Posted b ..."

Recent Entries
Search


MuNuvians
Polls! Polls! Polls!
Frequently Asked Questions
The (Almost) Complete Paul Anka Integrity Kick
Top Top Tens
Greatest Hitjobs

The Ace of Spades HQ Sex-for-Money Skankathon
A D&D Guide to the Democratic Candidates
Margaret Cho: Just Not Funny
More Margaret Cho Abuse
Margaret Cho: Still Not Funny
Iraqi Prisoner Claims He Was Raped... By Woman
Wonkette Announces "Morning Zoo" Format
John Kerry's "Plan" Causes Surrender of Moqtada al-Sadr's Militia
World Muslim Leaders Apologize for Nick Berg's Beheading
Michael Moore Goes on Lunchtime Manhattan Death-Spree
Milestone: Oliver Willis Posts 400th "Fake News Article" Referencing Britney Spears
Liberal Economists Rue a "New Decade of Greed"
Artificial Insouciance: Maureen Dowd's Word Processor Revolts Against Her Numbing Imbecility
Intelligence Officials Eye Blogs for Tips
They Done Found Us Out, Cletus: Intrepid Internet Detective Figures Out Our Master Plan
Shock: Josh Marshall Almost Mentions Sarin Discovery in Iraq
Leather-Clad Biker Freaks Terrorize Australian Town
When Clinton Was President, Torture Was Cool
What Wonkette Means When She Explains What Tina Brown Means
Wonkette's Stand-Up Act
Wankette HQ Gay-Rumors Du Jour
Here's What's Bugging Me: Goose and Slider
My Own Micah Wright Style Confession of Dishonesty
Outraged "Conservatives" React to the FMA
An On-Line Impression of Dennis Miller Having Sex with a Kodiak Bear
The Story the Rightwing Media Refuses to Report!
Our Lunch with David "Glengarry Glen Ross" Mamet
The House of Love: Paul Krugman
A Michael Moore Mystery (TM)
The Dowd-O-Matic!
Liberal Consistency and Other Myths
Kepler's Laws of Liberal Media Bias
John Kerry-- The Splunge! Candidate
"Divisive" Politics & "Attacks on Patriotism" (very long)
The Donkey ("The Raven" parody)
News/Chat
Archives
Powered by
Movable Type 2.64