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This is an old page from Rod Begbie's blog.

It only exists in an attempt to prevent linkrot. No new content will be added to this site, and links and images are liable to be broken. Check out begbie.com to find where I'm posting stuff these days.

Filed under 'newyorker'

June 20, 2009

Good Neighbors: Fiction: The New Yorker

Great short story by Jonathan Franzen.

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April 13, 2009

The Tweets Of Roland Hedley

“Proposal: World media mock N. Korea missile dud 24/7. Shamed Dear Leader shoots top scientists, crippling program for years. Flaws?”

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November 19, 2008

Shouts & Murmurs: The Plan

A *nearly* foolproof plan by Jack Handey. “The plan isn’t foolproof. For it to work, certain things must happen:”

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February 7, 2006

Malcolm Gladwell: What pit bulls can teach us about profiling.

Excellent, fascinating Malcolm Gladwell article about the uselessness of “profiling” as a tool to attack crime.

September 7, 2005


Excellent article by Malcolm Gladwell explaining just how horrendously fucked-up the US health industry is. “Because the uninsured are sicker than the rest of us, they can’t get better jobs, and because they can’t get better jobs they can’t afford health insurance, and because they can’t afford health insurance they get even sicker.”

About This Site

This is an archive of groovmother.com, the old blog run by Rod Begbie — A Scottish geek who lives in San Francisco, CA.

I'm the co-founder of Sōsh, your handy-dandy guide for things to do in San Francisco this weekend.