ohno-polio: Tip for modern adulterers: If you’re planning to cheat on your wife of 10 years by awkwardly hitting on the model seated next to you on your flight out of Los Angeles, make sure she isn’t live-tweeting the entire miserable experience to her 13,000 followers;
A Warm Place (At the Heart of it All): What Lot's... →
eating-poetry: Do you remember when we met in Gomorrah? When you were still beardless, and I would oil my hair in the lamp light before seeing you, when we were young, and blushed with youth like bruised fruit. Did we care then what our neighbors did in the dark? When our first…
Times I remember I was an English major
scout: Someone mentions Alger’s Ragged Dick on Boardwalk Empire and I’m the only person in the room who knows what it is People text me to ask about comma usage I can’t believe I actually read that, but yeah.
I Am Finally Became Boss: Tales of Accidental Drug... →
trippkramer: 24 August 2011 At a regular airport, at a normal restaurant, I waited for a flight to San Francisco with my roommate Kevin. The restaurant was garden-variety airportage, overpriced and vaguely themed. This was a ‘dockside’ affair with dark, wood-paneled walls. Seating in the front, bar…
Social Media, Social Factory
thenewinquiry: (Image via the Social Media Chronicles by Jam Zhang) This paper was presented on May 19, 2011 at the Post/Autonomia Conference, University of Amsterdam. By Rob Horning In The Culture of New Capitalism, Richard Sennett described some of the ramifications of the transition to post-Fordist production methods, which shift enterprise risk onto workers and demand that they be...
CITYOGRAPHY: How To Be An Anthro Girl →
cityography: It is the query on the tip of everybody’s lips these days: how can I be an Anthropologie girl? This boutique is Urban Outfitters’ older sister, eating disorder outgrown and T-shirts fully intact; she wears make-up and travels the world instead of riding around the block on her seven-hundred…
have you ever wondered what upper middle class... →
scout: mykicks: queen-of-everything: lol, only one person saved another human being……….. Oh my God this is the worst hipster circle jerk I’ve ever seen pissed off in a matter of seconds
jazzfuneral: Wolves You say you’d live with your...
A conversation at the grownup table, as imagined...
MOM: Pass the wine, please. I want to become crazy.
GRANDMOTHER: Did you see the politics? It made me angry.
DAD: Me, too. When it was over, I had sex.
UNCLE: I’m having sex right now.
DAD: We all are.
MOM: Let’s talk about which kid I like the best.
DAD: (laughing) You know, but you won’t tell.
MOM: If they ask me again, I might tell.
FRIEND FROM WORK: Hey, guess what! My voice is pretty loud!
DAD: (laughing) There are actual monsters in the world, but when my kids ask I pretend like there aren’t.
MOM: I’m angry! I’m angry all of a sudden!
DAD: I’m angry, too! We’re angry at each other!
MOM: Now everything is fine.
DAD: We just saw the PG-13 movie. It was so good.
MOM: There was a big sex.
FRIEND FROM WORK: I am the loudest! I am the loudest!
MOM: I had a lot of wine, and now I’m crazy!
GRANDFATHER: Hey, do you guys know what God looks like?
GRANDFATHER: Don’t tell the kids.
McSweeney's Internet Tendency: Ernest Hemingway,... →
blogtastic: Sun City Asian Bistro and Café Category: Asian TWO STARS I called Sam and asked him if he wanted to come to dinner but he said he had softball practice and I said that was a damned shame and hung up. When I got to Sun City Bea and Rob were at were at the bar, behind tattooed women and men with guitars. They were sitting in the shade and their beers were half empty. We drank beer and...
It was after the big community tree planting at the elementary school that Tom decided he wouldn’t ride the skateboard to work anymore. After the accident with the hole and the child he thought he shouldn’t risk it. The school had said that the parents were “good people” and wouldn’t press charges but he wasn’t sure, it had all happened so fast, and so he...
To go with my sport candy bar. →
I’m not telling you to make the world better, because I don’t think that...– Joan DIdion 1975 (via bradelterman) (via scout)
Autobhan: Conditioning →
One of my coworkers, who is eighty-one years old, grew up in Morningside Heights. I decided to interview her about the history of air conditioning after I spent a traumatic week in an 81-degree office on the 22nd floor of my Midtown office building. I couldn’t imagine how people held full-time…
Wes Anderson Week: The Life Aquatic with Steve...
By far my favorite of his films. An excellent review. The jaguar shark does it to me too. filmosophy: YOU CAUGHT ME WITH ONE FOOT OFF THE MERRY-GO-ROUND TONIGHT. by Amanda McCleod The Life Aquatic with Steve Zissou (2004) is Wes Anderson’s fourth film. It originated as a tribute of sorts to Jacques-Yves Cousteau, the great under sea explorer and ecologist. The Team Zissou uniform,...
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This is the jam. (via tartsandcrafts)
Life of the Moron - TIME →