"The revolution was started primarily by young...
Next segment - American students returning home at their parents insistence. The Today Show in an accidentally genius bit of editing this morning points out the kind of complacency that comes with comfort.
You know what's fun about feeling sick and cutting...
He sipped his Bud Lime and glanced at her.
samhey: She looked like she might want to go with him to the Harry Potter exhibit downtown. In the end, he never got the nerve to ask for her Hotmail address.
This level of corruption is unfathomably horrible...
BBC Arabic reporter Assad Sawey, in Cairo, said he was arrested and beaten by plainclothes policemen. “They took my camera away and when they arrested me, they started beating me with steel bars, the ones used here for slaughtering animals,” he said. The police wanted to take him to a state-run hospital, he said, but he refused to go as the hospital is notorious for handing...
Hey, how is Louisiana doing six years after Hurricane Katrina? That’s not...– Molly Lambert
You Should Date An Illiterate Girl
Don’t date a girl who reads because girls who read are the storytellers. You with the Joyce, you with the Nabokov, you with the Woolf. You there in the library, on the platform of the metro, you in the corner of the café, you in the window of your room. You, who make my life so god damned difficult. The girl who reads has spun out the account of her life and it is bursting with meaning. She...
Recipe: Pasta With Red Wine Redux - The Atlantic →
ARCTIC HIGH PRESSURE OVER NEW YORK CITY EARLY THIS MORNING…IN COMBINATION WITH...– Your mom runs the National Weather Service (emphasis hers). (via The Weather Channel)
This is the actual truth.
I found myself on my way home from a lovely night with one of my favorite people. I had $4 in my pocket from my cab ride. There was homeless man who was just sitting in Penn Station and I was all “Do you think you might like to get a sandwich later?” and gave it to him. He said he would very much like that and thank you. The guy walking behind me also gave him money. He said my being...
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Great Lake Swimmers (14) The Decemberists (10) Taylor Swift (6) Ingrid Michaelson (1) Lucero (1) Imported from Last.fm Tumblr by JoeLaz
A Eatable Geese Whiz Mom
Brian Detweiler: BOTTOMLESS PIT
Brian Detweiler: That's what they called you in college
Elizabeth Oporto: NO.
Elizabeth Oporto: They called me MEGA AWESOME ELIZABETH
Brian Detweiler: WHICH IS AN ANAGRAM FOR A EATABLE GEESE WHIZ MOM
Elizabeth Oporto: MY FRIEND KRIS HIT A GOOSE ONCE
viafrank: “That gazelle needs a phone.” —Jason Santa Maria (Stangelove gif via If We Don’t, Remember Me.)
The top joint in my middle finger is inexplicably...
I’m going to console myself by whining about it.
“Later that day I got to thinking about Muslims...
- Imaginary lines from an imaginary 9/11 Sex and The City episode
actual thing that happened.
him: smell your wine. me: [smelling my wine.] him: now smell it with your mouth open. me: [smelling my wine] him: totally different, right?! me: um, I forgot to breathe through my nose. let me try again. me: [making sure to breathe through my nose] him: wow, you had to concentrate really hard to do that. me: all I smell is chapstick now.
You want a hero? Act like one. That’s the hero you should be looking for.– Sady Doyle Exactly. (via rachelhills)
A man who is killed in the line of duty is a hero. A woman is still a woman, her...– Gabrielle Giffords is a Woman: Here’s Why it Matters (via: Runnin’ Scared) True, whether or not you want it to be.