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I wasn’t sure how I was going to do in the Hot Chocolate Run, the 5K I signed up for back in September. Although I had been running 5 actual Ks since October, a lot of things had crept up … Continue reading
Five months ago I started what for me was a pretty audacious project: Couch to 5K. It’s a nine-week program designed to get you from a lazy slob to being able to run a 5K. Nine weeks is the minimum … Continue reading
By now you’ve probably heard of Martin Shkreli, a hedge fund parasite who decided to take some time off from contributing nothing to the human race to instead actively interfere with it. He bought the rights to a drug used … Continue reading
This morning I ran 2.47 miles in 25 minutes. That’s pretty significant because shortly after my last update I hit a big slump. I’d run for 20 minutes twice but suddenly I could barely go 12. I got really frustrated … Continue reading
This morning was a big day for my ongoing Couch to 5K project. I finally finished Week Five. When we last spoke, two months ago, I had finished Week One. After that I made slow but steady progress. For most … Continue reading
There’s an article making the rounds now about big Hollywood action movies becoming impenetrable messes with sprawling, convoluted plots. I haven’t seen enough of these movies to have much of an opinion on them, but I’m pretty familiar with this … Continue reading
Back in April, a Seattle-based company called Gravity Payments did something novel. The CEO took a $930,000 pay cut in order to raise the minimum salary of all the workers to $70,000 a year. How did that work out for … Continue reading