Similar: Along with the typical commands, my beagle knows upstairs, downstairs, up-up (for furniture), down, off, car, spelling C-A-R, ride, spelling R-I-D-E, bell (a bell hangs from the front door for the beagles to bang when they need to go out), elephant, ephalent (same toy), weasel, blue fish, mom, Murphy (the… » 11/26/14 11:44am Today 11:44am

I haven't read any of the AV Club's reviews of this season's South Park, but for me, it's been one of the better seasons yet. The only episode that was just okay was the handicab episode, and that was still funny. All the rest this season have been funny and wickedly smart. » 11/14/14 2:47am 11/14/14 2:47am

I've tended to do the same thing — longer, denser works in the longer, denser weather. But I wonder if some of us were conditioned to do that through years of school, especially if you studied English or something else in the humanities. Right around this time of year, you've gone through about 17 relatively smaller… » 11/14/14 1:24am 11/14/14 1:24am

I've wondered that as well. And watching him always reminds me of something I wonder whenever a dog rolls in something disgusting to hide its scent — if you were a woodland creature, would you be more concerned about the scent of a dog rolling up the path, or the faint scent of dog mixed with trash and death? » 10/31/14 11:52pm 10/31/14 11:52pm

Not really sure why, but Crime and Punishment is one of those books I devoured cover-to-cover in one sitting. That was a while ago, and I don't think I've done that since. I came close with Blood Meridian and The Tin Drum, but both of those had a few scenes that required taking a step back and breathing. Maybe Alex… » 10/26/14 4:55pm 10/26/14 4:55pm