Book Review: The Four Hour Work Week

I just finished reading The Four Hour Work Week by Timothy Ferriss. There’s some pretty compelling stuff in there. He hypes up his web site, however, as if there were some über-top secret stuff there that only people who buy the book can get. That’s a load. Beyond that shortcoming, …

What the hell am I eating?

I’m reading Animal, Vegetable, Miracle by Barbara Kingsolver, et. al. and it’s got me thinking about what I eat. I’m already vegetarian, but a vegetarian who (a) eats a lot of cheese, and (b) travels a lot. Although the USDA and the FDA have some rules on food labeling, companies …

International First Class

Paul, over at The Daily Ping, just blogged about flying business class. Nevermind that the title of his post is “Flying First Class.” It prompted me to write the story of the one time I flew Internstional First Class—a league unto itself.

More Silly Hotel Stuff

I stayed at the Towne Place hotel in Irving, Texas in May. This one is amusing rather than ridiculous (c.f., my post on the Westin O’Hare). The hotel’s monthly newsletter has various bits about pop culture. I put a couple bits of content through my unique way-too-much-time-on-his-hands™ analysis and report …