vamsi: i had this nightmare last night... basically a lucid dream where i knew i was asleep and in my bed and was trying to wake myself up to escape this monster but i couldn't, he kept trying to drag me under the bed into some portal, and i woke up like a minute later in the same place and was drenched in sweat. so that was fun.
John: what sort of color was the portal?
John: what color was it?
vamsi: dunno, i didn't make it into the portal
vamsi: i woke up hanging on to my bed
John: so you won!
John: did you die?
vamsi: i probably lost time off my life
John: but you still have your life
vamsi: some of it
vamsi: i can no longer charge up my weapon before swinging it in order to discharge an extra energy blast
John: just go to the nearest fairy fountain
John: for you i would guess that's in west hollywood?
didpujolshomeryet: NO. L 5-0
I Heart Chaos: Fun with math: Dividing one by... →
iheartchaos: There’s all sorts of magic to be had with numbers, and many mathematicians have made entire careers in finding these little tricks that are mostly useless, but fun anyway. Unfortunately, a lot of calculators are going to truncate the results of this trick, but if you manage to get a hold of…
Just trying to explain college football BCS to my friend, here’s my current (optimistic) projections. Will check back in December. BCS Championship Game - LSU (SEC champion) v Stanford (Pac-12 champion) Sugar Bowl - Alabama (at-large) v Oklahoma State (at-large) Orange Bowl - Cincinnati (Big East champion) v Virginia Tech (ACC champion) Fiesta Bowl - Oklahoma (Big-12 champion) v Boise...
tagstand writeup in techcrunch! →
Our boys Omar, Srini, and Kul started a company. They sell stickers. There’s more to it than that (slightly). Kudos!
i swear it wasn't planned...
Vamsi: some guy just came in here and sold me a dry cleaning card...i'm a sucker
John: what's a dry cleaning card?
Vamsi: some coupon card for a bunch of free dry cleaning...$5 off and 50% off type stuff, no minimums.
Vamsi: the card cost $25 and he gave me an extra coupon that was $20 off your next order...unless this place charges $12 a shirt, it should be a good value
Vamsi: he tried to tell me how best to use them but he was wrong
Vamsi: if i use it properly i could...
Vamsi: take them to the cleaners
John: ok, we need to have a talk about our friendship
John: because that was brilliant!
from an e-mail
me: hey, you guys in for brazil? 8th-13th, can probably add days if needed.
omar: yep, let me know when you book.
rohan: god dammit, I'm in hawaii till the 10th.
omar: we lead such difficult lives.
Omar: god that would be awful
Omar: if i was dating two girls with the same name
Vamsi: if you brought them both to the game
Vamsi: and had to sit in different sections
Vamsi: and change clothes in between quarters
Omar: that's a movie scene
Vamsi: to go meet with them
Omar: why would i change clothes?
Omar: that part makes no sense
Vamsi: because one of them thinks you're a british nanny
so yesterday after brunch, my friends lauren and lindsey and i went to the promenade to walk around. this guy there was doing free “scientific handwriting analysis”. he had us write a statement, then would basically feel the paper and tell us about ourselves. very scientific, aristotle would be proud. it was basically throwing darts at the wall, here were some gems about me:...
Bye Bye Post Office →
Interesting read about the insolvency (and imminent potential collapse) of the US Postal Service. I don’t know how to prevent it, but some of the European models seem viable (Sweden has some good ideas). Of course, unions and health care are much tougher hurdles here than elsewhere.
Actually that word just gave me bad association, since the Clippers handed the Cavs Kyrie Irving on a silver platter, but I digress… My roommate and I became Clippers courtside ticket holders for the back 1/3 of this season. Great experience, but for the entire season things were going to be more pricey. So we got another investor and moved back a few rows. The split, we’re...
well, i tried
John: how much beer would it take to get a baby drunk?
John: say a 20-pound baby, not like a newborn. one sip?
Vamsi: no, half a cup, quarter cup maybe
John: ok thanks
John: arguing with someone
John: i'm not about to go get a baby drunk if you were worried
Vamsi: i am unconvinced
Vamsi: please stop getting babies drunk
Broke-Ass Comedian Interview: Sean Keane →
sportscentr: Non-sports content here, but today you can read an interview with your author at the Broke-Ass Stuart website. An excerpt: What do you do during downtime? I spend a lot of time thinking of new offshoots for the Broke-Ass Stuart brand. For example: Broke-Ass Stuart Little (cheap deals for mice) Bloke-Ass Stuart (activities for the 19th century British gentleman) Broke-Back...
Vamsi: i just learned morse code
Mike: beep beep beeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeep beep beeeeeeeeeeeeep beep
Vamsi: you spelled U R
Vamsi: probably - actually without knowing where you put spaces i don't know
Mike: i wasnt donw
Vamsi: keep going then.
Mike: i was gonna say U R A FUCKHEEAD
Vamsi: you are unlikely to have spelled that remotely correctly in english, let alone in morse
Mike: agree to sdiagree
MJ vs. Kobe Stat of the Day
nbaoffseason: Elimination games lost by 28 or more points Michael Jordan: 0 Kobe Bryant: 4
Sold movie, especially since I didn’t really know much about the comic. I want to start talking like he does on earth - lines like “This mortal form grows weak. I require sustenance!” and walking into a pet store and demanding “I need a horse! Or a dog large enough to transport me!” PS the first trailer before the movie was one of the better done, but scarier ones...
possible burial at sea for bin laden. FUCK DIDN’T WE SEE THIS SHIT WITH MEGATRON AFTER TRANSFORMERS 1?
funny how some weekends you have nothing to do on friday night, then 4 different places to be saturday. ah well. ps after next weekend, I am not leaving LA for the next month unless there’s a tsunami, because after that I’m out/busy for 5 straight weekends from late may-late june.
Just make up a story about India. And then after you tell it and Alex laughs...– Best Jeopardy advice yet, courtesy of John Stanley
Vamsi and Randy discuss the Game of Thrones
[HBO is releasing a miniseries based on book one of George RR Martin’s series, which began in 1996, and has not been completed…he released the books in 1996, 1998, 2000…then 2005, with 3 left unreleased. also he looks like this] Randy: I don’t really think he’ll ever finish me: i’m worried he’ll die Randy: I’m about to order HBO to watch the...
omar's team ascends to first, he comes to terms...
Vamsi: remember when you claimed your fantasy team wasn't that good/didn't have a massive advantage going in?
Omar: it's not?
Vamsi: false modesty will only get you hated.
Omar: great keeper savings going in, epicly bad draft because of no prep and no time
Vamsi: nah...not even close to true
Vamsi: that would have been true in a normal draft
Vamsi: but 10/12 of the draft was drunk, got disconnected, or had to leave early
Vamsi: given that, you had a top half draft still
Vamsi: i'm serious
Omar: we are awful then
Vamsi: i don't think you understand how drunk scottsdale was
Vamsi: i drafted from INSIDE A TUB
Andruw Jones gets showered in onion rings →
then he eats them.