Welcome to my blog. I write about fitting in, sticking out, and missing the motherland as a serial foreigner.

March 23rd, outsourced

This blog post by Stephen Wolfram (of Wolfram|Alpha), detailing the um, details of his life, is astonishing. ASTONISHING. [HT Ashi]

You might think you're not interested in reading an article about cookbook ghostwriters. I think you will be interested in reading an article about cookbook ghostwriters.

By Common Consent made me laugh a lot this week. Be sure to check out the FB link mentioned in comment #3.

This "Who is Your Downton Dreamboy?" quiz is so clever it will make you cry.

This really is the best wedding announcement ever! I love it. Too bad I can't remember who linked to it...sorry.

My Hunger Games name is Aimee Boggledeen. Awesome. [HT Eric D. Snider]

There is no way I can explain what this is, or why it's funny. You either get it, or you don't. (Your chances of getting it are increased if you ever turned on PBS as a kid in the 80s/90s looking for Sesame Street or Mr. Rogers but this was on instead.) I hope you get it, because it's hilarious. [HT Ken Jennings]

8 terrifying movies from childhood

Zinedine Zidane as a paragon of Islam in the West