Blog by Sumana Harihareswara, Changeset founder

Tag
Comedy

19 Mar 2020, 6:57 a.m.

Extremely Limited-Value Insight

The 20-second songs-to-wash-your-hands-by releases are to 2020 what ringtones were to, say, 2006.

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01 Aug 2019, 9:09 a.m.

Background Music

So in my household we have a zillion little shared references, and some of those are about pop songs of the late 20th century. For instance, if we're in a restaurant or something and we …

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19 Feb 2019, 6:36 a.m.

As The Saying Goes, I'm Part Of The Precipitate

Tonight, I'm gonna attend my local Community Board meeting, which will include an MTA presentation on the Astoria Boulevard ADA & Station Renewal project. (I hope that, after the meeting, I can hang out with …

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14 Feb 2019, 7:58 a.m.

Puns About Domain Names Are Kinda Par For The Course Around Here

I blearily woke this morning - Leonard was already up. I wished him a happy Valentine's Day. "I think we really match. And in some sense, because we met online,* we met in e-harmony. And …

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11 Feb 2019, 14:04 p.m.

Some Movies Are For Not-Me

I haven't really been keeping up with reviewing movies here. Some recent joys: I loved Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse, which was astounding in its artistry and the marriage of story and virtuosic presentation. The Muppet …

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21 Dec 2018, 17:56 p.m.

Now It Can Be Told

The "I would ask for wall. We need wall." nonsense* reminds me: About 11 years ago, I was at some industry networking event here in New York City, gladhanding, schmoozing, &c. At one point I …

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04 Sep 2018, 11:38 a.m.

Code Review Play at RubyConf, and Think Tank Fiction

Jason Owen and I will co-present "Code Review, Forwards and Back" at RubyConf in Los Angeles, November 13-15 2018. We'll update and slightly lengthen the version we performed at PyGotham last year. If you'll be …

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29 Jul 2018, 15:02 p.m.

"Python Grab Bag: A Set of Short Plays" Accepted for PyGotham 2018

Fresh from the waitlist onto the schedule: Jason Owen and I will be performing "Python Grab Bag: A Set of Short Plays" at PyGotham in early October. If you want to come see us perform, …

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07 May 2018, 14:32 p.m.

Tentative Taxonomy of Tech Talk Narratives

Several months ago, as I was talking with Michael Rehse (my actor programmer friend who initially advised me on the code review play), we talked about the intersection of theater and technical talks, and taxonomized …

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12 Mar 2018, 15:21 p.m.

Request: Donate To the Tiptree Award Auction

The James Tiptree, Jr. Literary Award encourages the exploration & expansion of gender, and holds a fundraising auction at WisCon each year. I'm the auctioneer, which is a pretty fun form of community service, and …

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