Apoplectic Skeptic: $1.1B didn't buy tumblr, per... →
apoplecticskeptic: As I’ve said before (along with plenty of others, I’m sure)… if you’re getting something for free, such as, oh… I dunno… maybe a slick, easy, stylish, trendy blogging service based in NYC… then you’re the product being sold. Why people are asking for “their slice” of the big ol’ money pie is a… I’d pay for a pro account as well. Just like there’s Flickr...
He was… in so many ways was unfit to live in the world. He had a very difficult...– Music producer and co-founder of Def Jam Records Rick Rubin remembers hip-hop video director Ric Menello: http://nyr.kr/165BT5b (via newyorker)
The Day the Secret Service Almost Shot Mahmoud... →
The agent was adjusting the side-mounted shotgun on one of the motorcade’s armored follow-up Suburbans when it discharged. “Everyone just stopped. The Iranians looked at us and we looked at the Iranians. The agent began to apologize. Ahmadinejad just turned his head and got into his car.” And that was it. Ho. Ly. Shit.
A brief moment of sincerity to punctuate my usual...
This is a post I’ve been dwelling on writing for a while. A recent series of events have made it seem appropriate to finally put down into text on a page. If it reads as an admission of guilt, I caution you to understand that’s not what it is. First, let me begin by stating that I am an introvert. That’s not an excuse for my behavior — just a furnishing of context for it. ...
The Double D’s duke it out.
The gun permits are already public records. And the convenient map makes it...– Gun Owners Freak Out After Newspaper Publishes Their Names And Addresses - Business Insider I would think everybody should be freaking out about this. As much as gun owners don’t want to advertise that fact, how do the non-gun-owners feel about basically posting a sign that says “UNARMED” on their...
Wisdom From My Xtr
iena: “Do I have enough antidepressants to get me through family Christmas?”
What does it say about our country’s priorities that after every mass shooting, gun sales skyrocket?
The Great Tiger-in-Heat Incident of 2009
I am thrilled to have had such unique life experiences while working in theatre. My friend told me he’s got a magic show in with a tiger, and I told him about when I worked that magic show four years ago and how we had The Great Tiger-in-Heat Incident of 2009 and how the smell wasn’t gone until 2011. Then he told me his tiger is in heat today too, and I — being the great friend...
Because in the end, you won’t remember the time you spent working in the office...– Jack Kerouac (via fuck-the-fiercest-fables) I need this crocheted on a pillow (via themattsmith)
In this case, Schiff said, the probe may have caused more harm than it...– FBI investigation of Broadwell reveals bureau’s comprehensive access to electronic communications - The Washington Post
I've never seen Brian Williams so angry. →
He’s kind of sexy when he’s irate.