Actual marketing slogan used by Bright House in the header of an email I just got: “Experience Moredinary.”
So, you know what’s great? The person in my office who talks constantly and loudly also talks with food in their mouth. Trifecta!
18 CDs and 50 years of African music from Stern’s? Yes, please. http://ping.fm/ijXy0
For everyone who complimented my 8 yr old for being so cool on our recent adventure, he just asked to rent “Marmaduke.”
Oh man. Commonwealth Games were a chance for India to shine. Guess what’s happening? http://ping.fm/2oQgk
The Concert Speakers Are A Lie http://ping.fm/5ywsQ
Dreamed I was Nicki Minaj’s PR guy as she spoke to groups of 5-12 yr old girls. Woke up *very* stressed & pretty scared of the future.
Walked approx. 90000 miles today; every step from Upper W Side to E Village an adventure thru 8-year-old eyes. feethurting heartswelling
Hope @JanelleMonae is ready; I’m bringing an 8-year-old to Terminal 5 tonight that’s ready to throw down.
Times Square makes me want to punch a unicorn in the teeth.
PE means so much to so many, so for them to show up to a late-career nostalgia gig and *destroy* a room was a truly beautiful thing.
Public Enemy just killed it. I want to go climb a building. Or blow one up. really2010?
Casual racism sucks. Casual racism at a Public Enemy show really sucks.
DJ Lord playing bhangra. Clearly, PE knows I’m here.
Unsurprisingly, I scored 100%. | Brian Eno Song or Grindhouse Movie? http://mentalfloss.com/quiz/quiz.php?q=1068
Occasionally, there are interesting search terms that bring people to my blog. Here is today’s: “hurdy-gurdy which sucks and swallows”
New stuff on my blog! Weezer, Thermals, Torche, Vaselines, Go Rydell, and more. http://ping.fm/vqULb
Anti-Islamic Center Politicians and Pundits Whose Names Appear Nowhere on the 9/11 Memorial Supporters List http://ping.fm/NBmCX
Anti-Islamic Center Politicians and Pundits Whose Names Appear Nowhere on the 9/11 Memorial Supporters List http://ping.fm/s0s2K
Hey NYC: Need advice on where I and my 8-year-old should eat in Manhattan this weekend. Only thing on the agenda so far: Shake Shack.
Why Is This South Carolina Senate President Playing Confederate Dress-up With Slaves? http://ping.fm/Gn3rG
At College Night at Hunter’s high school. Freaking out a little. thoughtiwasreadyforthis
Decided: You’re not allowed to have a loud office conversation about season 4 of “Mad Men” if you refer to Don Draper’s wife as “Betsy.”
Credit where due, though it was likely accidental: Headline in the @orlandosentinel today: “What do you want: Tax cuts or more jobs?”
Dear large, large man full-blast-singing Whitney Houston in your tiny, tiny car at the bank drive- thru: You’re awesome, not fabulous.
R.I.P. Real Music Weekends.
NOTES ON A VOICE: V.S. NAIPAUL | More Intelligent...
V.S. Naipaul’s seven rules for young writers: (1) write sentences of no more than ten to 12 words (2) make each sentence a clear statement (a series of clear linked statements makes a paragraph) (3) use short words—average no more than five letters (4) never use a word you don’t know the meaning of (5) avoid adjectives except for ones of colour, size and number (6) use concrete words,...
I was gonna say something bitchy about all the football posts in my feed. Then I remembered what I’m like during NBA season. gomagic
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Homeschooling For Dummies →
This is a real thing.
Can’t stop thinking about Sunday’s ‘Mad Men’ episode.
Income inequality: the most profound change in American society in your lifetime. http://ping.fm/PvGMt
Sometimes, I think Stereogum and Pitchfork are, really, just a massive experiment in social engineering. “Let’s see how much insubstantial bullshit we can shovel at people until they turn into hipster foie gras.” http://ping.fm/zADSt
Hooray! I finally got Priority Inbox! Now, why the hell doesn’t it work on my phone? Or any other client?
GetGlue > iTunes’ Ping http://ping.fm/6cqQ1
So you don’t like the new iTunes 10 icon? Replace it. http://ping.fm/6p0x0
New stuff up on my blog! Deftones, Shooter Jennings and Exodus/Bonded By Blood. http://ping.fm/7vUGP
I don’t like letting other people have control over whether I have a good day or not.
OK, I have a serious question that I need actual, adult help with. There is a person in my office (not in my department, but less than 50 feet from my desk) who talks VERY LOUDLY about incredibly inconsequential (and, obviously, non-work-related) things ALL DAY. It’s a distraction for me and other people in my department, but it also just sorta pisses me off, because this person is so...
The seven best on-screen moments from ‘Soul Train’ http://ping.fm/RNHMD
Looks like Cracker Jackson’s “Potty Time” is the new jam in our house. Do Fun Stuff, indeed.
Paste Magazine Is Dead http://ping.fm/6aBx9
Thanks Steve Jobs. I’ve gone this long without actually seeing a second of ‘Glee.’ You’ve ruined that for me.
All it takes is 30 seconds to remember how awesome GVSB were. | Rockets Are Red [Live, 2002] http://ping.fm/FEwGG
CARPE DIEM: The Higher Education Bubble: It’s About to Burst http://ping.fm/w9fMn
Confused Ravers Terrorised by Aphex Twin’s Face Mapping Demonstration http://ping.fm/RHbDN