1. Pretty much all the writers I know who have basements puts their writing desks there. Those who don’t have one work in their attics and die young of consumption from inhaling too much fiberglass insulation. Only amateurs work in a room with windows. Everybody knows that.

  2. I have to quit blogging because:

    1. Despite fewer readers than Ford, Ed, or the NYT, I experience feelings of moral obligation.

    2. I have neither a basement nor an attic.

    3. The room has window. (but no view.)

    4. I choose not advertise my advanced degree as evidence of my finer knowledge.

    5. I’ve never been to Terre Haute.


  3. Hey Dirda-o
    I don’t wanna go
    Down to the basement
    There’s some Cheevers there
    Hey Dirda-o
    Don’t wanna go
    Down to the basement
    There’s some bloggers there
    Duh-DUH duh-duh-duh-duh-duh-duh-duh-duh

  4. Thanks, Ed, for the props to my cartoon on Finding Wonderland! Colleen gave me the heads-up. There will be another installment of Toon Thursday sometime tomorrow, providing I get my act together and open up my sketchbook…

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