For More Pianos, Last Note Is Thud in the Dump →
Some parts become firewood. “A century after the peak of American piano manufacturing, the dump is increasingly becoming the destination for instruments that are unwanted or too expensive to maintain.”
Nipple Slip Play →
I sure hope this young Fairfield woman’s game catches on.
I Think We All Know the Moral
…of this year’s Michael Phelps drop-off. But if you don’t, I’ll tell you: Don’t rob Popeye of his spinach. He was doing just fine before y’all interfered!
Thing About My Portfolio... →
Most of its contents only a year or two old. The Michael Jordan and ESPN stuff is here to attract eyeballs. But it’s not as good as the material I’ve produced this year or what I’ll be up to tomorrow.
One day this may embarrass my son Wyatt. Today is not that day.
Beefin’ with my daughter’s mom has me...
Struggling To Be Heard: [TW: Sexual coercion and... →
listenorshutup: choongcommunist: Trigger warning for discussions of rape and sexual violence committed agaisnt black women. Black girls and women are not part of the dominant sexual violence discourse. The bodies of black girls and women are often treated as invisible or…
Sometimes they pay me, sometimes they don’t.
Election 2012: Romney Adviser: President Obama... →
IMO, the most delicious cultural moments feature subtext rising up and overwhelming the superficial narrative. I happens in the story linked to above. On the eve of Mitt Romney’s arrival in London, one of his advisers made a remark that The Telegraph says “may prompt accusations of racial insensitivity.” That’s a fair assessment.
Kanye’s textures get more interesting each...
I’m in LA, trick.
Presently bangin’ in the Silverlake Mexican...
LIBOR 101 If you ever might take out a car loan or or have a mortgage or deal with banks at all, you really ought get basic info on how the LIBOR scandal matters. Besides the simplicity of this take, it’s pretty funny.
I'm Unearthing the Jewels
Let’s just say it: I’m consuming cannabis. I like to do it early — around this time of day — so that I’m not “fucked up” in the busier part of the physical world. For the past few weeks I’ve been getting to the best parts of my mind on ganja olive oil and vaporized marijuana. That’s how I should do it all the time. But a lot of times I smoke. Writing...
When he says, “I got 99 problems / and they...
Andressa Soares and Brazil’s Biggest Booty This short doc contains a sequence with the woman who might best be described as Soares’ butt wrangler that I’ll never be able to un-see. (Thank God.) Soares knows she’s been blessed from behind and treats the commodity that’s taken her so far with all of the preciousness her big ol’ thang merits. Seriously, this ass...
NBC Latino: Opinion: I Lied About My Sexual... →
nbclatino: Senior Patrol Leaders Brian Latimer, pictured on the left, and Guillermo Avila, right, at their Eagle Boy Scout swearing in ceremony. (Photo Courtesy/ Isabelle Latimer) I am a former Boy Scout, Senior Patrol Leader, and current Eagle Scout. I started scouts when I was ten years old in…
Breaking Bad and Dock Ellis →
Look for the Beyond Ellis D’s Android and iPhone apps at summer’s end. You can still download the Kindle version and iPad second edition, from Amazon and iTunes, respectively. I’m pretty amped about having a Breaking Bad ad on my Beyond Ellis D page. I really dreamed up the second edition, linked to here. You should grab the thing before I get it all cleaned up… this take...
In Less than Half an Hour... →
It will be a day since No-No: A Dockumentary cruised past its Kickstarter goal. Check it out!
Azealia Banks Mixtape →
This is Fantasea.
laphamsquarterly: Here at LQ we love us some...