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Roman Friendster Chart

I thought this was fascinating: it shows how interconnected all these people were, and does so in a form I’m a total sucker for. From Laphams’ Quarterly. fwiw, I find that they’ve published some real crank bait, but occasionally I see something good here, like this. Click map for link to original post.

Thanks for the tiktok, pal—but you can stay in Germany

For the very first real entry in this wonderful blog I had meant to post something silly and meaningless, like the “Fish Heads” song–and if you’re unfamiliar with that ditty or need reminding, it’s here [ https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JKDtUzRIG6I]. But yesterday, I ran across this sanctimonious (though probably well meaning!) asshole, and that plan went out the …

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