I spent a portion of today, for example, removing steel doors, swinging a sledgehammer, and picking splinters out of my hands.
Let me put it this way, for those stereotypical Bunheads out there...
If you ever see my ugly mug sitting across the room from you in an interview at your institution, well, odds are I'm being interviewed because your institution needs someone who can cut through the red tape, get major projects revitalized, coordinated, and moving forward, and can literally smash library stereotypes.
That, my friends, is my sinister "What kind of librarian am I?" hint of the month.
God, I love my job.
I haven't had much time to make the Blogosphere rounds lately; I promise I'll be back on a more regular schedule sometime towards the end of the week.
COMPLETELY WORTHLESS FILLER:
Breast Implants and PhotoShopping Clauses?
Okay, so I occasionally come across bizarre-ass celebrity slop when scanning the search engines for items about Information and Communication Technologies and their usage...
April MacIntyre recently posted an interesting, if not downright cryptic, item at Monsters and Critics June 10.
The way-too-short piece begins with a statement from some plastic surgery web portal regarding breast augmentation and implant procedures. Out of nowhere, the author name-drops Janet Jackson and Christina Aguilera, with no explanation whatsoever.
The piece ends with a rather off-the-cuff statement:
... Actors are getting savvy to "Photoshop" fixes for Film through digital intermediate post technology. They are scrambling to have their agents write their contracts to include "digital retouching" for every frame they are in.Hey, don't look at me. No fucking clue, either.