A court in New York says it’s no longer slander to falsely call someone gay...– NY court rules calling someone gay isn’t slander - Yahoo! News (via brooklynmutt)
Manners are important.
I decided to treat myself to a salad at this great Italian place by me. It was pink wine weather and I didn’t feel like cooking. I sat at the bar and was reading a cookbook and playing Words With Friends and feeling rewarded. Then, a woman sat down next to me. She was a little drunk. Whatever. I’ve been there. She was just on a fairly successful online date. I’ve also been...
Hollywood writers aren’t writing down. That is their best. If you’re going to...– Dorothy Parker
But it’s also the result of the American—and perhaps even the...– Ta-Nehisi Coates
Isabella wondered what it would be like to be a boy. She knew Harrison meant it...– Girls in White Dresses, by Jennifer Close (via ambhyuk)
I'm about to watch the series finale of Friday...
When it comes to the web, we not only understand the consumer side of the...– David Lowery (via tooseriousman) This is a really amazing essay about buying and not-buying stuff on the internet. (via fatmanatee)
Berate, belittle, and insult with respect.– Michael Ian Black
It’s not quite love and it’s not quite community; it’s just this feeling that...– The Opposite of Loneliness The piece below was written by Marina Keegan ‘12 for a special edition of the News distributed at the class of 2012’s commencement exercises last week. Keegan died in a car accident on Saturday. She was 22.
He taught me early that the value of a dish is the pleasure it brings you; where...– Anthony Bourdain reminisces about his father.
Previous photo's blueberry and nectarine buckle of... →
"She set a box of condoms on her dresser then she...
So this is a real lyric in a Nas song and I didn’t even know that turning social media into verbs was a thing, but also it was kind of awesome to hear him lament about how hard parenting is and that having a daughter made him realize girls are people too. Also, I’m an old apparently.
"now all my pasta has shrimp"
Best lyric ever. Driving upstate and Hot 97 is fucking killing it.
It's funny because it's true.
Tonight I realized that I feel 678% less attractive and more overweight around a guy I am attracted to, and that math is bullshit. Somedays, dealing with the multi-faceted fuckfest of body issues is just too much.
drinkyourjuice: Otis Redding — I’ve Been Loving...
Gold Stars for Everyone.
Tonight I went to an event all by myself. I read about it, I decided I wanted to go, and I purchased a ticket. For just me. Without g-chatting my BFF, without emailing anyone, without sending a text to gauge interest. I was looking forward to going because it was something that interested me, and I just didn’t feel like playing Bingo with my friends and their interests to see if I could line up...
[O]ne cannot be serious without having a sense of humor. If you can’t appreciate...– slacktivist (via cleversimon)
I wore a bikini for the first time in over a...
Yesterday, I met a couple who are getting married...
There’s something perfect and happy and sad about that all at once.
Two days later, she came to his parents’ Christmas party in a tight red dress....– “The Proxy Marriage” by Maile Meloy This is an extraordinarily beautifully written short story.
With slightly better timing, this would be a photo...
It would have been glorious.
Guy Fieri will open a restaurant in Times Square... →
Seriously, this is the most perfect thing ever and I cannot wait. I’m torn between hoping it’s actually a surprisingly delicious fuck you to people like me and watching it unfold into the biggest shitstorm of awkward tourist clothes to ever hit “The Big Apple.”
You can’t trust the internet for that, they’d pass along a car...– An Interview With Thom Steinbeck
A truth isn’t a truth because one person says it; a truth is a truth because...– An Interview With Thom Steinbeck
A chip made with 63% corn that needs to be doctored to taste like what someone...– A Tour Of Korean Snack Foods
Adventures in Allergic to Something: Face...
Special thanks to the phlebotomist for asking be how old I was and then smirking while he clarified that I had my mother drive me. Maybe it’s none of your damn business and if I have the luxury of that kind of support, how about you shut the fuck up?
I think the act of reading imbues the reader with a sensitivity toward the...– John Connolly, The Book of Lost Things (via afewreasonablewords)
I've been drinking since noon and I'm currently...
It’s funny because it’s true.