What Is Shrink Wrap?
14 January 2002
8:11 PM: I mean, what is it really? What gives it its identity - the shrink, or the wrap?
Geeeeeeeeez Dept:And Now the Bad News: PotatoesLike that is in any way a bad thing.
'When you eat a potato and that starch hits the saliva in your mouth, its tightly bundled molecules immediately get turned into sugars, which make a beeline for the blood. "You ate a potato," says Stampfer, "but your body is getting pure glucose."'
Speaking of arrogant multinational corporations, Wells Fargo continues to suck. I closed my accounts Today - hurrah! But then learned the interesting fact that if a charge comes in against the debit card, they will automatically re-open the account, just so they can charge me an overdraft and/or bounce fee. In other words, there is no way to just turn the damn thing off. Oy.
Ooh! Ooh! Tonight! Is! Sleater! Kinney! First! Of! Three! Shows! Yeah!
And I'm gettin ready for it, too. I got my coffee, I got my cinnamon twist, I got my last minute work deadline. I'm pumped.
Willfully blind self-indulgent nebbish or amusingly quirky old coot? And how bout that local sports team? Discuss among yourselves.
All names are fake, most places are real, the author is definitely unreliable but it's all in good fun. Yep.
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