Jonathan Coulton’s Career

Jonathan Coulton was born on the 1st of December 1970 in New Haven, Connecticut. He had hopes of becoming a musician from a young age, so while studying for his Bachelor of Arts degree at Yale University, he was part of several bands with fellow students, most notably the collegiate a capella group The Yale Whiffenpoofs. . After he graduated from Yale in 1993,... Continue Reading →

InterRail 2010 – Part 13: Nancy

After visiting Paris, I started heading south, toward Italy. I was going to take the train through Switzerland to get there, so I had to change trains in the French town of Nancy. I had some time to kill before my train departed, so I decided to have a look around. . A thing I saw that really caught... Continue Reading →

Vegan Vampire Soup

We are quickly closing in on the month of Halloween, and I wanted to reflect that in this month's geeky recipe. The result is a beety bloodbath of a dish, a feast fit for any vegetarian vampire, werewolf or cannibal. .   The Recipe (Serves 2 monsters) 1. Boil two large beets for 15 minutes, or just buy boiled beets.... Continue Reading →

Jonathan Coulton’s Thing-A-Week

Between September 2005 and September 2006, singer-songwriter Jonathan Coulton produced and released one song each week, in an attempt to keep himself occupied after having quit his job as a software programmer to focus on his music career. This lead to 52 tracks released for free on his website, which he distributed onto four albums that he released... Continue Reading →

My First Trip to Paris

In 1995, when I was five years old, I traveled to Paris with my mother, father and baby sister. We were going there to participate in a family member's wedding, but I barely remember anything about that event.   But I do remember some other minor stuff, like experiencing cola in a can for the first time, and... Continue Reading →

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