Jan

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Me with St. MadnessIt is the International Year of Statistics so all statisticians are obligated to tell you why statistics are so rocking awesome. Here is my two cents worth  – I’m not a morning person. No, you have NO idea. I feel bad about it sometimes when I am having my lunch break at 10:30 pm, but that’s just the way I am. As soon as I could work it out  – which was about two years into my career – I never worked an 8-5 job again. I’ve been up before 8 a.m. exactly once in the past six months – to go to a workshop on using games to teach statistics. I normally roll out of bed somewhere around the crack of noon and then work for the next 14 hours straight because that is how I like my life.

So, today, since Hart Fisher, host of American Horrors, invited me to their Christmas party in North Hollywood, it was perfect timing. I knocked off work a little early, knocked off a couple of beers around midnight and then armbarred a zombie while the devil took my picture.

Devil's business card

See, you thought I was kidding about the devil but I got his business card as proof.

There you have it then, young people, yet another reason to become a statistician – you can arrange your hours to accommodate your biological clock, which, in my case, seems to be set on Vampire Time.

You can listen to the band, St. Madness, here. I thought they were quite good.


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  1. The Devil on February 6, 2013 4:05 pm

    thank you very much for your comments! and for making this trip worth coming to Hollywood a trip to remember!!! eventhough the cops were looking for me at the end of the night,, It’s a mark I always leave!!!!

    YOU ROCK!!!!

  2. AnnMaria on February 6, 2013 4:13 pm

    See, I TOLD you I met the devil

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  4. wetzel on March 10, 2013 6:41 pm

    “the crack of noon” is genius and hilarious!

  5. Prophet on April 4, 2013 2:37 am

    Annmaria this is Prophet, vocalist for ST. MADNESS. Please contact me at my email address PROPHET667@aol.com I have a question I would like to ask you. Hope you are doing well and that life is treating you right!!!

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