Things I’m Verbing: Raising the dead, weighing the soul and decrypting the wires

I wish I could say that today’s link roundup is a bit late because I was hobbled by the same Internet outage that’s messing up everyone’s day, but to be quite honest, I’ve been reading this great book about the science of the afterlife all morning. Mary Roach’s Spook is my book club’s selection for OctoberContinue reading “Things I’m Verbing: Raising the dead, weighing the soul and decrypting the wires”

Things I’m Verbing: Oh God, Not the Debates Edition

Weeks ago, a friend invited me to join her in the audience for The Late Show With Stephen Colbert, which, no-brainer! It was only yesterday that I finally made the connection between the date we’re attending — tonight — and the fact of the first presidential debate, also tonight. I thought maybe that meant we could escapeContinue reading “Things I’m Verbing: Oh God, Not the Debates Edition”

Things I’m Verbing: Architecture for the feet, the brain and the way we keep secrets

I have to get this out of the way: This. Lede. https://t.co/5X99I0k4ga pic.twitter.com/fuWG3wgUBf — Scott Bixby (@scottbix) May 17, 2016 Dang. These stories are still out there! Now, some stories you may have missed but shouldn’t: Real estate is more than Donald Trump and the mob. Whet Moser writing for Chicago magazine digs into the dataContinue reading “Things I’m Verbing: Architecture for the feet, the brain and the way we keep secrets”

Things I’m Verbing: Beginners, sell-bys and old phone numbers

By total accident, I’ve managed to see some theater more than once since the beginning of the year. A friend got me in to The Holler Sessions, a one-man show about loving and discovering jazz. It has such a good ending, I don’t want to spoil it for anyone who might still get a chance toContinue reading “Things I’m Verbing: Beginners, sell-bys and old phone numbers”