As much as I like blogging, things like Gather make me twitch. As the Minutemen said, the roar of the masses might be farts . Plus whenever someone starts fulminating about the media elites it makes me all shivery inside. Being a murdeous gangster or a questing night is very 2000. The hip gaming identity now is tapped-out, bitter, red-eyed, beaten town Kinko's employee . Guruphiliac reports that TM's Maharishi has really lost it completely now and is selling investments with a guaranteed 15% return over three years. ROBOT MISHAPS! ROBOT MISHAPS! ROBOT MISHAPS! CALCULATING MACHINES! I like this article on feminism by Linda Hirshman. It's full of good advice about money, sex, and choices. Mostly about money. Money is important.