Misc for September 15, 2014

Better late than never this week. I’ve made my first soup of the season this evening, a simple puree of boiled cauliflower, cream, chicken stock, salt, pepper and chives. There’s not much to it, but it tastes simple and nourishing and gives me a good excuse to shovel in big chunks of ciabatta.

Do you have a fan of The Mountain Goats in your life? You’d probably know it if you did, but if not, heads up: we’re just a little excited because tomorrow is release day!

Not that release day, but the day a FedEx/UPSperson will deliver Wolf In White Van, the first novel by John Darnielle into my hot little hands.

Don’t take my giddy anticipation for it, here are a few reviews:

If you’d like to have your very own column on McSweeney’s Internet Tendency, you only have a week left to enter your submission in their annual Column Contest.

Other articles that I’ve kept hanging around in tabs for far too long:

Okay, that’s it for the moment. Now get on with that wild, amazing week you were planning to have!