Things that make me cringe
Walking through stray spider threads Anchovies Wrong their/they’re/theres The sound of the laundry detergent scoop scraping the bottom of the box People blocking approaching blades with bare arms (I’m talking to you, Tony Jaa)
thedailywhat: New Music! 30 Seconds to Mars...
The Quick 10: 10 Facts About Carmen Sandiego →
“10. At one point, there were plans for a Carmen Sandiego movie. Sandra Bullock was going to star.” !!!!!
copycats: Somebody’s Baby by Yo La Tengo...
Hi Michelle, You and your fiancée and father stopped by at European Crystal...– Email from EC Banquets (I get the best wrongly-delivered mail ever. Maybe a little overboard on the ellipses…)
The needles of the cactus
magicmolly: For a few minutes each day—the exact hour varies seasonally—the light enters my apartment in a way that replicates the light in California. Those who’ve lived on both coasts may stake their allegiance here or there, but the quality of light is incontestably more beautiful on the West Coast. It just is. There is no arguing that point. I try to be at home when the light thing...
Wow, this is really, really amazing. I love the letter people!! And I keep replaying the Brooklyn Bridge part over and over again.
What if all of your garden gnomes explode at the... →
You know those “ten things you should know about your safety… this could save YOUR life, send it to all the women in your life! girl power! etc etc” that you get in the email all the freaking time? Beth Spotswood does line-by-line commentary. Could not suppress my giggles during class.
Prison and College: California’s Priorities →
Wired writer Evan Ratliff put a $5000 bounty on... →
A bit of a read, but really interesting. Almost a thriller—this guy was being hunted by basically everyone on the internet, to see if it was really possible to create a new identity and start over… via The Daily What
article: Mad Men, Mad Props →
loveallthis: Great article by Mark Simonson on the use of typefaces on Mad Men: The show starts out with stylish opening titles featuring glimpses of real ads from the period—and a clinker: What’s Lucida Handwriting (1992) doing here? I usually consider the titles to be outside the world of the story, but considering all the period cues in these titles, this typeface, which was designed...
#1 Asian big boob queen
Tiffy: oh god, you know what's embarrassing
Tiffy: rex and i always had this joke... where you know, we called him sexy rexy
Tiffy: and then in my yearbook he wrote: i'll miss your suggestive comments, your laughter behind me in english class, your sensual caress, your burning thighs, etc. i loved your presence behind me.
Tiffy: AS A JOKE right
Tiffy: and then my mom's cousin was visiting once and he fcking finds my yearbook once when i am out, and i come back, and he's been reading it
Tiffy: and he's like GOSH
Tiffy: you seem to have a lot of friends
Tiffy: and what about this rex?!
Tiffy: and i was like HOLY HELLLLLLLLLLLLLLLLLLLLLLLLLLLLLLLLLL
Tiffy: and oh god, i didn't even realize this then, but also anna had written in a blue highlighter at the top of rex's page
Tiffy: A COUPLE OF PORN NAMES TO GET YOU THROUGH:
Tiffy: #1 ASIAN BIG BOOB QUEEN
Michael Jackson’s ‘Captain EO’ Will Return to Disneyland
On my way home tonight I passed a carefully made chalk drawing in front of an ordinary-looking apartment building. It read: Bye Bye San Francisco I left my <3 I wish I’d had my camera. I hope it doesn’t get washed away before tomorrow night.
Freaking AWESOME timelapse showing the conversion of the main entrance of the Magic Kingdom (at WDW) from Halloween to Holiday over a few nights. (“Blink and you’ll miss the vanishing jack-o-lanterns.”)
20. And (to give my Credo an even score of items) I herewith list a few of the...– S.S. Van Dine - “Twenty rules for writing detective stories” (1928) I love these.