Articles from February 2008



On how I didn’t actually meet a celebrity

I was at the checkout of my local grocery store when the bagger said to the checker, “He’s here again today.” “Steve’s here?” the checker replied. “Steve Carell?” “Yeah,” the bagger said. At this point I interrupted. “Steve Carell is here.” “Yeah, you know, from The 40-Year-Old Virgin. He was here last night too.” Dude, […]

Craigslist etiquette

I love Craigslist. It’s like garage sales (which I loved as I was growing up) minus the driving time plus a handy search feature. What I don’t love are people who apparently don’t know how to use Craigslist effectively. Whether I’m buying or selling, I try to follow some basic rules out of courtesy for […]