1 boost = 1 thing I think about a lot, probably more than I should

I already said this today, but I would like to repeat: the bad guy from 10 Things I Hate About You was arrested because his cult was selling kombucha without a license (have I been thinking about this all day? Yes)

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When I was little I watched an episode of Wishbone that had a little behind-the-scenes segment about foley artists, and they thumped rolls of toilet paper on tile flooring to make the sound of Wishbone running, thumpa thumpa thump there goes the bookish Jack Russell terrier

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Blobfish look like totally normal fish when they're swimming around in their own homes, you'd look pretty terrible if you were taken out of your regularly pressured environment and made to fuckin faff around too

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When I was in third grade, I said "here!" when the teacher didn't say "Karen" but said "Erik" and that has stuck with me for some fuckin reason

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Strawberries aren't actually berries but bell peppers are

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I put a bunch of clocks on my wedding registry because I like clocks and we didn't have any, and multiple people were like, "boy that's .... a lot of clocks"

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When my brother was in college, he lived in a house with basically the whole baseball team, and they had couches set up in stadium seating fashion, which struck me as tremendously impressive

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Also in third grade, we did a class play of The Shoemaker and the Elves, and I played the shoemaker's wife and complained about having to make cabbage soup all the time but the prop I had was actually lettuce, and I was mad about it the whole time

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Alex Trebek put his hand on the small of my back and I did not like it

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Y'all know about the Tamam Shud guy? I think about that a lot, and about how one of the things that makes him out of place is the direction of the stripes on his tie

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Ron Santo yelling, "he dropped the ball! Oh WHY would he DO THAT” is something I will think about forever

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Actually you know what, circling back on the Zodiac, there's a theory that there is no Zodiac killer, and it comes to me out of nowhere at least once a week

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Evelyn Waugh was married to a woman who was also named Evelyn, and their friends called them He-Evelyn and She-Evelyn

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Like everyone, I think about the Strategic Maple Syrup Reserve a lot

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@Pixley Storing that much maple syrup makes me think of the Boston Molasses Disaster

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@Pixley There's a punk song about it that I get stuck in my head on a regular basis: m.youtube.com/watch?v=UZnxuPat

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