can someone good at Python tell me if storing conditions like this and then eval()ing them in a while loop is unorthodox? it seems... "smelly," but it works and I don't know what would smell better

some original artwork I made for a "champagne socialists" theme party

I saw the Oscar Mayer Wienermobile! I use its full name here in the hopes that there are other less famous wienermobiles from which to distinguish it

sorry to this man but it's very funny to me that this helpful blog post was the only thing written by this start-up before they shut down

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Was gonna make a 1923 issue out of this super charming Japanese comic about a young journalist and his squirrel friend, but NYPL isn't sure on the rights and so doesn't post the high-res scans :( digitalcollections.nypl.org/co

I'm doing the big Sunday WaPo puzzles in cursewords now and it looks so freaking cool. I'm really excited to get back into developing this software

these are the books I've read so far this year, if anybody wants to talk about any of them

this may be opulent but whatever, i'm reading a book at a baseball game

yeah I finally found the search combo that hits paydirt. Looking through a lot of old seed catalogs! This has been a very productive lunchtime

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lol I'd been looking for literally months and within minutes of posting that I think I've found two candidates

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If anybody wants an archive challenge: I've been looking very hard for a nice 1923 image (preferably illustrated, a photo would do) of a California Golden Poppy. I'd be eternally grateful if you found it! Here are nice pictures from ~1920 and 1924

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