Life On The 48th Floor

Water boils faster up here. It\’s true!

The Number of Pages in any Given Book

is usually divisible by 32 and is determined very early on from projected sales and profits.

“And most publishers avoid leaving more than four blank pages in the back, because blanks make the buyer think he’s being cheated. There are certain pages in the front of a book that can be added, reshuffled, or deleted in a pinch, but the goal for the designer is to make everything fit just so without reorganizing anything.”


8 July 2006 Posted by | Reading | Leave a comment


are caused by a lack of oversight.

Autoantonyms are words that are their exact opposite.

4 July 2006 Posted by | Reading | Leave a comment

Illustrated Sick-wit

always gets me. Today's is Greg Gutfeld's The Daily Gut.

He also makes The Adventures of Keira Knightley's Jaw, Al Zarqawi's Mom's Blog, and The Big God Blog

23 June 2006 Posted by | Funny, Reading | Leave a comment

I Am Glad That I Read The da Vinci Code

because now I can appreciate stuff like this.

22 June 2006 Posted by | Reading | Leave a comment