Benjamin Brewer (bbrewer) Fri 25 Aug 00 12:01
As·per·ger's syndrome n. A developmental disorder characterized by impaired social and occupational skills, by normal language and cognitive development, and by restricted, repetitive, and stereotyped patterns of behavior, interests, and activities often with above average performance in a narrow field against a general background of deficient functioning called also Asperger's disorder
Linda Castellani (castle) Fri 25 Aug 00 14:06
Thank you, bbrewer. I was wondering. I'm not the expert here, but that only marginally sounds like the geeks I know.
Delyn Simons (delyn) Fri 25 Aug 00 15:54
my favorite geeks have not (yet) been diagnosed with asperger's syndrome. or bite the head's off of chickens. nytimes magazine had a great story about asperger's about a month ago. more common in little boys than girls, about 5-to-1 i think.
Gail Williams (gail) Fri 25 Aug 00 17:21
Wow, I just noticed that Mikki's reading is number one on MP3Lit now! > http://www.mp3lit.com/nonfiction/halpin.html The top ten are: 1. Mikki Halpin 2. Bill Hicks 3. J.R.R. Tolkien 4. Al Franken 5. J.K. Rowling 6. Noam Chomsky 7. David Sedaris 8. Dennis Miller 9. Molly Ivins 10. Anais Nin
Linda Castellani (castle) Fri 25 Aug 00 18:14
snarly (obizuth) Fri 25 Aug 00 19:50
stupid historical TITS! ON TV!! (fsquared) Fri 25 Aug 00 20:33
Mikki beats out both David Sedaris and Molly Ivins!
doing 'n somethingness (jleft) Fri 25 Aug 00 21:46
Any day in my book!
Angus MacDonald (angus) Sat 26 Aug 00 05:07
And Bill Hicks is dead.
Tanya Neil-Tanaka (tnt-tokyo) Sat 26 Aug 00 09:55
mikki: the perfect number one.
Mikki Halpin (filmmag) Sat 26 Aug 00 18:23
sorry I havent been here. tomorrow: free day and I will talk abotu the aspergeer and all this stuff. gail, thanks for the mp3 post! other people who noticed 1, my mom 2. my agent , y
Emily J. Gertz (emilyg) Tue 29 Aug 00 13:19
As well they should!
The stars starts to splatter in the sky (sd) Wed 30 Aug 00 12:51
look for mikki's debut on monday night football since she edged out dennis miller
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