Eugene Cho

67 mil pants, treo, pat, etc.

Stuff that’s caught my attention recently for your inquisitive reading pleasure:

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  1. gar says:

    The divorce rate article was a pretty interesting read… though it confirmed what I expected: divorce rates are down because people are getting better at making their marriages work; people just aren’t getting married, period. From the article:

    “The number of couples who live together without marrying has increased tenfold since 1960; the marriage rate has dropped by nearly 30 percent in past 25 years; and Americans are waiting about five years longer to marry than they did in 1970.”

    One wonders at what the social ramifications will (continue to) be.

  2. djchuang.com says:

    Christianity off-off broadway

    Reading this NYT article about 2 off-off broadway plays, Faith Confronted, and Defended, Downtown, makes me all the more want to be an urbanite in The City, as cruel a place as it is for the faithful, once in a while it does make room for an honest loo…

  3. daniel so says:

    Eugene — Yes, Mr. $67 million pants guy gets the gas face! Every time I thought of that guy I would get so worked up about all the things that are wrong with our culture today… but just knowing that he has received a much-deserved gas face puts things back into perspective for me 🙂

    At the risk of exposing my totally lowbrow TV-viewing tendencies, did you happen to watch “The (White) Rapper Show” hosted by MC Serch? If not, then I totally didn’t either 😉

  4. e cho says:

    Gar: yes, it will be very interesting. there are various countries around the world [particularly europe and japan] that are having issues because of the reasons you mentioned. specifically, the decrease of children has been alarming for some of these nations.

    Daniel: i don’t remember the show but I’m sure Gar does. but i do remember mc serch and i do remember the song, ‘gas face.’

  5. gar says:

    ‘gas face’ is classic… 😉

    For those not in the know:

    haha.

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