“I strongly believe that Toast is the very thread which holds together the uneasy seams of modern society. Therefore, it seems only appropriate that I pay some sort of homage to this humble Slice of Heaven.” —Dr. Toast’s Amazing World of Toast See also: weather-forecasting toaster; toaster art; “Flying Toasters” (a short story); “When Flying Toasters Were Art” (article about classic screen savers)
“What is in common between faith and programming?… both are about truth.” Hierodeacon Makary —Orthodox Faith and Computer Programming (Pravda) A thought-provoking little article, but even more surprising is its source. Yes, that’s Pravda, the official publication of the Communist Party in Russia.
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“Shakespeare was a hugely popular commercial writer who asked big questions about the world he lived in. The world has changed but the questions remain the same, and they still need asking.” —Guns and Roses (Guardian)
“Open the pod bay doors, please,” astronaut Dave implores Hal 9000. We command, the machines execute. If they fail, they do so politely: “I’m sorry, Dave. I’m afraid I can’t do that.” W. Wayt Gibbs —Whatever You Say (Scientific American) Yeah, after they have killed our astronaut partner, but that’s not the point the author’s trying to make.
Playwright Arthur Miller, on anabolic steroids: “Lets imagine youre a young playwright, trying to stay clean… But over at the Virginia you know theres a writer shot up with more Lasix than a Kentucky thoroughbred and hes going to take your ticket-buyers, your house, your money, your troubled and needy movie-starlet wife.” —Surrey with the Syringe on Top (Morning News) Thanks, anonymous link-suggester.