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I'm back safe and sound from San Francisco, having seen almost nothing of the city itself. We got in one good day of touristing before getting sick, and ended up spending the rest of the trip (once we were able to leave the hotel bathroom) in the suburb's visiting B's brother. Not a bad way to spend the time, I suppose, but I'm sorry I didn't get to see more of the city itself. I did get to watch a tremendous amount of Ultimate Fighting Championship, so I suppose I can add that to my cultural repetoire now. I'm actually rather curious who comprises the main audience for UFC--in what context is knowledge of UFC valuable cultural capital? Mind you, I'm not curious enough to do any actual research on it, but maybe one of my culture students will write a paper about it. (Last year, two people wrote about wrestling, so it's certainly possible.)

In other news, I passed my theory comp. Yay me! Frankly, I'm a bit surprised, as I thought my answer to the last question (of three) was terrible. But I'll take it. Even if it wasn't unanimous, I'll take it.

Date: 2007-02-26 05:17 am (UTC)
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Woohoo! Congrats on passing, and good luck on what follows...

Date: 2007-02-26 05:24 am (UTC)

Date: 2007-02-26 12:47 pm (UTC)
From: [identity profile]
Congratulations! That's great news! It is too bad that you didn't get to spend more time in San Francisco itself, though - it really is a wonderful place.

Date: 2007-02-26 02:54 pm (UTC)
From: [identity profile]
I do Muay Thai -- which has a lot of UFC crossover people.

It's not really a community you stumble across, if you're in a circle that enjoys UFC you'll know. :)


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