Sunday, October 18

Random

• I was reading a news story about a college student paying his way through school with his salty stand-up comedy routine. It made me realize that America is one of the few places on earth where you can make a good living by intentionally acting like an idiot in public. All together now -- "I'm proud to be an American where at least I know I'm free... stand-up..."

• Of all the fruits, pomegranates have the most interesting internal packaging.

Kirk called this afternoon after getting back to California from Europe early this morning. Back to work tomorrow!

Windows 7 comes out on Thursday. Everyone living in the Seattle area will be experiencing extra anxiety this week.

• Two reputable Southern Baptist seminaries are now offering the PhD through modular formats. That is, there is a dispersed residency. You only have to be on campus a few times a year. This kind of thing will work with some disciplines better than others -- but probably in more disciplines than you think. Southern Baptist Theological Seminary (Louisville, Kentucky) | Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary (Wake Forest, North Carolina)
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