We\'re Fire And Ice

I just finished an overnight call, and I'm proud to say, I didn't kill anyone[1]. Maybe it's the post-call combination of psychological exhaustion and adrenalin rush that has my thought-processes frenzied, but as I was reading Glen Whitman's post on private contractual relationships between marriage partners, I'm also proud to say that I caught his subtly embedded pop culture reference. Nicely done, Glen.

On a just barely related note, in today's NY Times magazine, John Hodgman details the resurrection and transformation of a nearly forgotten one-season wonder with a cult following into what has become the best show on television.

fn1. An example of medical humor, which while often crude and abrasive, is intended as a mechanism to cope with the daily stress that goes along with the job and lower serum levels of epinephrine, cortisol, and dopac. Don't take offense.

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Damn it, you're right.

Damn it, you're right.

Actually Scott, they had

Actually Scott, they had completed the transformation into simply "Starship" by that time. Good try, though.

All due respect, Dubizzle,

All due respect, Dubizzle, but neither you nor I should be proud of getting a Jefferson Starship reference.

That is a damned good song though.