“Tickets! Tickets!” the solitary figure called out from the steps of the arena. I passed by him on my way to the entrance, and that’s when I saw the gleam of a blade in the darkness. “You’d better take these goddam Knicks tickets off me, mister, or I swear . . .” Knicks Game Memory, From the Year 2018
Good old Lobster Boy. We all love him, and now he is starring in a movie based on his life. For the rest of his story and his doings check out Future-Worm on DisneyXD.
Two Future-Worms are out on YouTube today! The rest start comin’ on August 1 on Disney XD.
I got to work on the episode of Clarence that airs tonight. It’s called “Tuckered Boys” and it’s about the lads staying up all night and going crazy. The people who make Baman Piderman did animation for it. Love you, Clarry!
The chronicles of former times lie concealed –
housed below, hidden in earth-halls.
The king ordered it. He knew what words were worth.
He showed the people the extent of their power,
demonstrated how eternal life is book-bestowed.
The people were advanced enough to understand that stuff.
But other things they had no clue about – like what to do
after the books were written. So they guessed,
and hid them underground. These were still
not normal times. There were instances of
people being smart, but it was sort of only by
chance. The maze of book-hiding tunnels sure was elaborate,
though. It drove deep into the planet’s dirt-flesh.
Like the flesh of men, it had to protect itself,
with lava. Steam scalded those who held the spades.
“Ahhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhh,” they said.
Up above the king rode around on a…
A sweatshirt I bought at a Clippers game a while back came with a Wall Street Journal subscription, as part of some promotion I don’t quite get. That’s how I came across the inspiring research:
“Some teens doing homework while listening to music and juggling tweets and texts may actually work better that way, according to an intriguing new study performed by high-school seniors.”
—“Study Finds Some Teens Can Excel at Multitasking,” the Wall Street Journal.
I was so amazed by these teenagers and their goals that I decided to find out more about the world of teenaged science. You can read my new article about it here:
Funny or Die was kind enough to let me write a short memoir for their digital journal The Occasional on why summer camp was such a meaningful experience for me. I am pleased to share it with you!