By Susan A. Kitchens on 2/2/2020
A friend from college had a saying I adopted: “Wow. Say it backwards. Wow.” Sunday February 2 is a day that is a day it backwards. And forwards. All the same. 02/02/2020 — the same forwards as it is backwards. The last Palindrome Date was 11/11/1111, or 900 years ago.
By Susan A. Kitchens on 12/31/2019
On twitter, there are many jokes about 2020 Hindsight. @ItsSamG asked, “Wait, has anyone done a 2020 hindsight joke yet?” @GordonGillies replied, “I did tell my niece she wouldn’t need glasses next year because she’ll be seeing 2020, lol. I know, Dad joke.” Dudes, dudes. I was SO there, a long time ago. My reply: […]
By Susan A. Kitchens on 7/29/2009
Dahlia Lithwick sums up — in Haiku — the speeches by each member of the Senate Judiciary Committee during the vote whether to recommend Sonia Sotomayor to a full vote in the Senate. For those who missed the proceedings, the following are summaries of each of the senators’ speeches as offered this morningâ€”in haiku form. […]
By Susan A. Kitchens on 6/5/2009
Hilarious. [via Matt Yglesias] Direct YouTube link.
By Susan A. Kitchens on 5/21/2009
Carrie Fisher: Direct YouTube link P.S. The William Shatner opener is pretty good, too.