November 01, 2008

credit crisis 2008

"as in a poker game where the chips were concentrated in fewer and fewer hands, the other fellows could stay in the game only by borrowing. when their credit ran out, the game stopped."

marriner s. eccles, 1951


Posted by eviljack at 12:04 AM

May 02, 2007

minority report

"i got my job through affirmative action."
-david bradford, white american nyc taxi driver, tonight

books here and here.


Posted by eviljack at 11:37 AM

April 16, 2005

my prophecy for tonight

"armageddon will be a full-on war between brookstone and the sharper image."
- beck, earlier this evening


Posted by eviljack at 01:47 AM

September 09, 2004

caroline speaks out

"don't you perhaps think that maybe your toy was a little sophisticated for a six year old? the word 'crustacean'. crustacean, you know, it's lobster, it's crab, as opposed to a mollusk. do you suppose a six year old knows what a mollusk is? I'm gonna say no."


Posted by eviljack at 11:42 PM

August 28, 2004

origin of the ginger man

when you don't have any money, the problem is food.
when you have money, it's sex.
when you have both, it's health.
if everything is simply jake, then you're frightened of death.


Posted by eviljack at 03:08 PM

August 17, 2004

on hiking 21 miles to live in mud

information is not knowledge
knowledge is not wisdom
wisdom is not truth
truth is not beauty
beauty is not love
love is not music
and music is THE BEST.


Posted by eviljack at 08:22 PM

June 06, 2004

strung out on audio

"can you buy a battery for an mp3 player at this hour?"
- old man at bodega, saturday, 10pm


Posted by eviljack at 01:36 PM

January 15, 2004

old school

"Centergrove Rules!"
- shouting person at village bar, 1am


Posted by eviljack at 01:30 AM

August 10, 2003

groupie love

"E, I got cancer!"
- shouting fan at the Eels concert


Posted by eviljack at 12:49 AM

April 27, 2003

the logic of people

"can I have that? what is it?"


Posted by eviljack at 09:14 PM