Things I've consumed in last 40 minutes
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I saw Clybourne Park last night. →
It was excellently written and the actors were amazing. It handled race in ways that are making me think more honestly and seriously about the current state of things more than any single article I’ve read about Girls, and there was a hilariously meta moment in which everyone laughed at a Whole Foods joke that was funny because it was true in a sad way. But! I’m rambling! Which is...
That is such a specific era: Dane Cook signing a... →
Go read this whole this Alison wrote. Right now. It’s very good, I promise.
There was only one time I didn’t get a thank you note, and it was because...– jen325 leaving the best worst comment ever over on The Hairpin.
This is all 100% true and totally what normal...
Mike: This is so random.
me: I know, I'm never over here. Especially this time of day.
Mike: I work over here.
me: I bought an apple tv.
Mike: Nice. How long do you think it will take to set up?
me: I'll probably try for like an hour, otherwise I'll just trade help for sex.
me: I don't know why I just told you that.
Mike: That's the best thing I've heard all day.
I miss the 19th century — a time I when was acknowledged beyond my toxicity. The...– Interview With an Element: Arsenic
Now go back outside and consider your guests: can they handle a cup of cayenne...– How to Throw a Shrimp Boil Every recipe should include a Sam v. Otis debate step.
The thing that is really hard, and really amazing, is giving up on being perfect...– Anna Quindlen (via nprfreshair) I really like Anna Quindlen
First Aid: Six maneuvers for strangers in... →
I am extremely delighted by this. (click through because it’s A++ and trying to post photos from my iPad is like the 4th circle of hell)
Why is it nearly impossible for women, even journalists, to talk about other...– Erin Gibson, “Pretty Funny (Minus the Funny)” (via drinkyourjuice)
The 1908 London Games established what is now the customary distance of the...– The precise distance of 26 miles 385 yards is entirely random How excited is too excited to be over learning this? I’m probably too excited.
It is not so wrong to craft an exclusively white world—certainly a...– Ta-Nehisi Coates
Because of whom she married, Ann was able to stay at home and raise her family...– The smartest choice Ann Romney made - NY Daily News Well, I know it’s only Thursday, but I think S.E. Cupp wins the “dumbest editorial I can’t believe was published in 2012” award for this bit of “ladies, you can either collect welfare or marry rich: those are your only real options for stability,...
I was completely freaked out. I was the only person in my group not on drugs (I...– A First-Hand Account Of Hologram Tupac’s Coachella Performance (via cajunboy)
And as great as those pickles may taste, maybe you find it kind of objectively...– Is artisanal Brooklyn a step forward for food or a sign of the apocalypse? And does it matter when the stuff tastes so good?
A salt lick near Lake Erie had a wide road made by buffalo, and the town started...– Salt by Mark Kurlansky, explaining the haphazard nature of roads in North America is because most roads are simple widened footpaths originally cut by animals looking for salt.
My coworker saw me walking to work in heels this...
Seriously though, do you know how much faster I walk in flats?
I have a question I want to ask you, Mr. President,” I venture, once I catch his...– David Samuels, The Atlantic (via brooklynmutt)
Are you being at all serious right now? That you’re justified in wanting...– Me, just now. The worst part is that it’s taking considerably constraint to not apologize for being a joyless bitch. Because I’m not. I’m super fun, and I’m totally justified in being offended by this. Being a woman is a pain in the ass.
This just happened.
me: ugh, i just want to watch don draper seduce ladies today
Justin: does he ever seduce? he seems to just sort of bully them into fucking him
me: oh my god. i can't even address that