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Praise and Criticism

Subject: praise & criticism Message: Hello Google, i have been using the google homepage (google.com) as my personal internet start page for several years now. i have emailed before with praise for the page’s very simple & elegant design asthetics. however, i am occasionally annoyed with the periodic advertising frequenting the page. For example, today i discovered the return of the pesky “google toolbar” advertisement. yuck. (strictly speaking of the start page) i realize that i am scrutinizing a bit here, but i find it necessary to voice my humble opinion concerning one of the few products actually worthy of […] Read more »

Medical School Rejection Letters

After five years of college, a B.S. in Psychology, B.S. in Biochemistry, minor in mathematics, minor in chemistry, a President’s medal, excellent grades, endless hours studying and learning, many more hours applying to various medical schools, and of course thousands of dollars spent on tuition, books, et al, the hard work finally paid off. Harvard Medical School Rejection Letter University of Washington Medical School Rejection Letter In retrospect, I am glad I didn’t get in. Read more »

Monsters of Rock

Spokane, Washington — Wednesday, July 20th, 1988 Shouts out to John E. for the ancient newspaper chunks. 30,000 headbangers converge on Joe Albi Stadium… Nothing beats skipping school to see Metallica, et al… Update! – Due to high demand, we have scanned, edited, uploaded, and posted the entire "Monsters of Rock" article and all associated pictures. The contents of this article originally appeared in the Spokesman Review on Thursday, July 21st, 1988. Way back when newspapers cost a whole quarter. Monsters of Rock (page 1/4) | [ 430K ] Monsters of Rock (page 2/4) | [ 1.4M ] Monsters of […] Read more »

Timeline Proper

The new Timeline category here at Perishable Press will consist of articles that recall various events from the distant and not-so-distant past. These posts are by no means comprehensive or even 100% accurate, but rather reflect the recalled essence of whatever memory is represented therein. Further, these articles will be posted sporadically and in no immediately obviously order, depending on whatever reflection happens to be preoccupying us at the moment. Plus, we tend to romanticize events somewhat, so leave if you just can’t stand it. Names have been encrypted to protect the innocent. Read more »

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