Ben Greenman

@bengreenman

NYT-bestselling author, @NewYorker writer: books both fiction (The Slippage, Please Step Back) & nonfiction (@George_Clinton memoir, Mo Meta Blues w/@questlove)

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Thoughts on originality

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In the future, instead of a lightbulb overhead, this is how we'll show that someone is having an idea.

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I love this tongue-in-cheek AllMusic Guide review of Dark Side of the Moon

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I don't understand this Peanuts at all.

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The Lakers have so many injuries that they should change their logo to this:

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Here's the cover for my upcoming book (May). The painting, by Amy Bennett, is called "Salute To Water Bodies."

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RIP N. Joseph Woodland, the inventor of the bar code. I made him a tombstone (see attached).

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N. Joseph Woodland, the inventor of the bar code, died. I made him a tombstone. Here it is.

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This is another angle. I cannot figure out what it is.

Like this picture. What is this?

Is this fake Andy Griffith tombstone too mean?

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A fake tombstone I made for Richard Dawson

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A word frequency graph for the word "search," from Wolfram Alpha. It's been more popular lately, as you might expect.

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Wolfram Alpha frequency table for the word "word," 1539-2007.

Wolfram Alpha frequency table for use of the word "frequency."

According to Wolfram Alpha, frequency of use of the word "tragedy" over time

Simon and shoe star

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I never saw Swamp People so I don't know this guy who died. But I love these photos: variation + consistency

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A poem in stones

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One of my most regrettable failures...

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