I dunno, I think it's cool when people are good at almost anything. It's interesting to see someone dedicate time and energy to master something. Maybe that's just me.

One of my favourite things about the world is the sheer variety of pastimes that people dedicate themselves to. The most trivial of goals can become a… » 2/23/15 6:50am 2/23/15 6:50am

I have a thing for murderous dictators. No disrespect to anyone who had family who suffered in Russia, but I find Stalin endlessly fascinating. Some dictator's are so two dimensionally evil, but old Josef seemed to be so many characters in one. A gangster, a bully, a failed poet and beautiful singer, a tragic romantic… » 2/11/15 7:27am 2/11/15 7:27am