Evan's Blorg

21 October, 2018

Dimensions of cat

21 October, 2018

Back on my bullshit: Negroni with sherry vermouth and hand-cut ice.

21 October, 2018

how many levels of ice are you on my dude

19 October, 2018

Gwen: “Maybe I can get Malala Yousafzai to join my Kindness Club! She changed the world, she would probably have all kinds of good tips!”

16 October, 2018

I accidentally went to the bar where they filmed the video for Jump Around. 🤯

Our Epic NYC Cocktail Weekend, October 2018

16 October, 2018

Prologue I really like cocktails. They’re the closest thing I have to a hobby. Cocktails have undergone a breathtaking revival in the last 20-30 years, and a really high concentration of the people and places that contributed to the cocktail revolution are in New York City. I’ve…

13 October, 2018

Tepache is delicious.

10 October, 2018

“All he ever wanted was a glass of grappa.” https://www.legacy.com/obituaries/delawareonline/obituary.aspx?n=rick-stein&pid=190409566

10 October, 2018

Gwen: “Don’t call me bossy!! I prefer ‘strong-minded.’ Because my mom is strong-minded, and so is my sister.”

09 October, 2018

mah fravrit erncestor!! https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ermengarde of Anjou, Duchess of_Burgundy

01 August, 2018

I wish both phones and computers had a physical mute button for the microphone.

28 July, 2018

I’m reading an old Jack Kirby comic, and there’s a dude whose super power is his “Stone Hand,” by which I mean he’s a guy holding a brick.

26 July, 2018

Now explaining Weezer and GnR to my kids, they’re not really getting it tbh

26 July, 2018

Current status: drinking a Dopo Teatro Manhattan and explaining the Fresh Prince to my kids

26 July, 2018

Just read one article about bartenders using vodka for the “texture” and another about bartenders using stevia and I’m in a mood to get into a fistfight.

20 July, 2018

Jay-Z’s intro on “Umbrella” is functionally equivalent to a DVD anti-piracy warning.

How To IndieWeb, For Free!

25 June, 2018

I managed to stitch a thing together that lets me own all my social media posts, publish them through to Twitter and Facebook so people might actually read them, requires no server management, kind of has a mobile client, and costs zero dollars per month! It works roughly like…

People Do It Differently

04 July, 2017

During my first gig as a manager, I hired a a guy who in a more just world would have been at least three levels above me. He was probably 20 years my senior, triple my experience in the industry, had a master’s degree in mathematics and a number of publications, and had done…

Bono is very disappointed

18 June, 2017

While working on the Music Magazine , I always imagined that I’d end up rubbing shoulders with great artists. In practice this never really happened; the Magazine was on the other coast, and the engineers were never flown out to special events the way that the biz folks…

Context you may need for my dumb stories about The Music Magazine

18 June, 2017

I used to be the tech lead for a Major Music Magazine’s website. I didn’t work for the magazine itself, though, due to complicated boring corporate stuff that you don’t care about, and thus I will definitely explain it to you. The Magazine came from an old-school print tradition…

Picture of EvanWritten by Evan Stoner, who is this guy wearing glasses in the dark. You can find him on Twitter or GitHub, but the open web is nicer.