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Bored Artists: The Devil's Playthings

Email to an emailing list set up quickly for the survivors of Monday’s purge: “So let’s all get together tomorrow afternoon and compare notes.”

Me: “OK, if I can get there, since I’m currently sitting in a dentist’s chair and can’t feel my jaw.”

Matthew Weigel: “Pics or it didn’t happen.”

Me: (shrugs) “OK, you asked for it.” (flips iPhone around, takes extremely unflattering self portrait with numbed-open jaw)

Eric Kearns: “I present: Lum the Vlad!”

If I cross my arms, you can't see me.

If I cross my arms, you can't see me.

Jon Jones: “I went with a different approach.”

This should help with my new career as a Vegas lounge singer.

This should help with my new career as a Vegas lounge singer.

Everyone: “Those are great! You should post those on your blog!”

Me: “Sure, it’s not like I’m looking for work or anything!”