josh blog

Ordinary language is all right.

One could divide humanity into two classes:
those who master a metaphor, and those who hold by a formula.
Those with a bent for both are too few, they do not comprise a class.

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8 Mar '13 12:36:00 AM

—Other things air, or run.

You have to catch them, or catch them again, or later, or miss them.

Or tune them out, ignore them.

7 Mar '13 11:47:47 PM

If there's a show on TV, or a program, or a broadcast, that's just where it is; but when movies are on they're on TV—being shown.

7 Mar '13 11:34:10 PM

Why aren't police procedurals mysteries?

7 Mar '13 08:48:51 PM

Reruns are barely a reality now.

7 Mar '13 09:16:11 AM

It has to be part of the grammar of television, as a form of art, that a show can be ruined before the end of its run.

6 Mar '13 07:38:16 AM

You know who seem not to know a damn thing about reading, is poets, that's who.

6 Mar '13 06:54:13 AM

Even and odd.

5 Mar '13 10:59:40 PM

Suppose Descartes needs to be alone. To be able to say what?

5 Mar '13 10:55:57 PM

'What is decisive is not to get out of the circle, but to get in it in the right way.' —I seem to spend all my days trying.