“Some people say journalism is in decline, they say you’ve become...– Jimmy Kimmel’s Correspondence Dinner exit line
Colony of Homeless Feral Cats in Greenpoint in... →
The thing about cats.
What some of us want—those who aren’t blinded by a lot of bullshit persiflage...– Stephen King scolds the superrich (including himself—and Mitt Romney) for not giving back, and warns of a Kingsian apocalyptic scenario if inequality is not addressed in America. Stephen King FTW! (via cheatsheet)
Red Alert's Last Show →
It’s dumb hot. Just real, real stupid fresh. The oldies ain’t never sounded funkier, and more alive.
10 Fictional Characters You Probably Didn't Know... →
Wait. There’s a real Abed out there?!?
Washington Post: The Temptation of Tim Tebow →
Is he doin’ the wild thing? And what business is this of yours?
How to Get that 3-Way →
Guys, this is the post you’ve been waiting for: practical advice from a smart and brutally honest woman. I can’t intro the piece an better than Tabatha McGurr herself. To wit: [I]t’s not the kind of proposition you can just drop on somebody out of thin air. You have to seduce and coax a woman into gradually considering the idea, buttering her up little by little until she’s the one...
'The...fearful people who huddle around the... →
Here’s the money excerpt from this precisely analytic essay on two recent adventures in racism: But there’s nothing brave or bold about clinging to racist ideas, to your supposed right to wound other people by being nasty and childishness. It’s the reverse, a desperate clinging to modes of thought that protected your own privilege and save you the inconvenience of having to engage with...
Scary Scary Drugs: How To Make A Pipe Out Of ESPN... →
The latest issue of ESPN The Magazine contains a feature by Mark Schlabach about college football’s marijuana “problem.” It is, as we’ve noted, one of the most useless sports-and-drugs stories ever committed to paper.
Dang. I better get better at Wii if I’m ever to gain admittance to the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame. theatlanticvideo: Why the Musical Instrument of the Future Might Be the 3D Camera Chris Vik, an Australian composer and musician, developed his own program to translate his gestures and movements into live music with a hacked Microsoft Kinect. Here, he plays a historic, 32-foot-tall organ...
The situation regarding spoons remains unchanged. If I see one, I will kill it.– Above all else, genius Werner Herzog’s Note To His Cleaning Lady | TV & Film | Sabotage Times (via slacktory)
Behind the “The Pill Kills” campaigns The anti-contraception movement didn’t come from nowhere.
Dock Ellis Songwriter Todd Snider →
Here’s Beaverton’s own Todd Snyder, writer of the Dock Ellis no-no song “America’s Favorite Pastime”, from today’s interview on NPR’s Fresh Air.
The mystery of Frida Kahlo’s infertility solved
nbclatino: A visitor looks at ‘The Broken Column’ by Mexican painter Frida Kahlo at the Frida Kahlo Retrospective at Martin-Gropius-Bau on April 29, 2010 in Berlin, Germany. (Getty Images/Sean Gallup) Famed-artist Frida Kahlo’s “The Broken Column,” is one of many self-portraits which depicts a life of chronic pain and is a window into the mind of someone who desperately wanted to give...
Remembering Christopher Hitchens →
Everything that’s made the ginormous public intellectual such an influential and galvanizing force is in this short film by Alex Gibney. The charm, the sheer brainpower, the joy in battle. Everything but Hitchens’ convincingly elegant and seemingly endless fountain of prose. Hitchens marred his last act, big time, by supporting the war in Iraq. Yet the error is not defining; his work...
When I Made My First iBook →
There wasn’t yet a Wikipedia entry. Rock the room.