car·riage re·turn

n. the lever or mechanism on a typewriter that would cause the cylinder on which the paper was held (the carriage) to return to the left margin of the page

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ABC. NYPD. On DVD.

I’ve always been more of a movie enthusiast than a television fan,but occasionally I’ll find a show that strikes me just right.

When I started watching NYPD Blue three months ago,I wasn’t sure how much I’d like it. I’ve generally like police dramas,and Steven Bochco was the producer Read on…

Tune In Tomorrow…

Sorry…

The Weekend Update has been delayed until Monday,as I had to take a friend to the airport on short notice today.

Kaira Azure

Chris,my friend,colleague,and host of this site,recently welcomed his firstborn,Kaira Azure,into the world. Kaira was born at 2:19 am on the 26th,weighed 5 pounds,11 ounces,and was 32.5 cm tall.

Chris and I have known each other and worked together for three Read on…

Pirates of the Kitchen,Comrades in Arms

I first read one of my favorite books,Anthony Bourdain’s Kitchen Confidential,when I was working pastry at a restaurant in downtown Minneapolis. In the book,Chef Tony used the term “pirates”to describe a particular band of cooks he once worked with in Providence,Rhode Island,and that particular comparison Read on…

A hoax is a hoax,of course,of course…

Some time ago it came to my attention that a photograph of Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart’s widow,Constanze,had surfaced in Altötting,Germany,a small town in Bavaria,the southeastern most state in the country. The photograph,a copy of an original daguerreotype,was believed to be one of the oldest surviving photographs Read on…