A Fun and Easy Trip to Urgent Care
christopherlindstrom: I don’t do well. I’m not the dude people want at their parties. I stare too long. In crowds, I’m the asshole bumping over everyone. If I joined the army, I’d be the guy who blew himself up during training because grenades are slippery. I don’t do well. But today was something else. I was led into the room by a pretty nurse who was clearly younger than me. I wrote...
"Know That You Will Screw Up": Real Talk for New... →
alexbaca: GOOD has a pretty OK collection of “real advice” for college graduates up today. I say “pretty OK” because the “real talk for new grads” schtick is almost as annoying as the traditional, platitude-filled, bullshit graduation speech. “Real talk for new grads” essentially boils down to “here’s how to not be a shitty person.” You should know how to not be a shitty person after four years...
Today I saw “This is Not a Film” (good), and two old women sat in the front row discussing the scenes at full volume. There’s an iguana in the movie, and every time it made an appearance, one of the women gasped every time and said, “Bloody lethal” in an Australian accent. It enhanced my movie experience.
Over the years I have collected so many books that, in aggregate, they can...– Marilynne Robinson, “Imagination & Community” (from her new collection of essays, When I Was A Child I Read Books)
cockblockedbycircumstance: is it weird that I feel like Don Draper all the time? I like to pretend I’m Joan whenever things get tough, but more often I feel like Peggy.
Census: Minority babies are now majority in United... →
TWO HUNDRED AND THIRTEEN* DOWNLOADS. WHERE HAVE... →
beyonceknowlescarter: This is a completely relevant question straight from the source of all that is right in the world. I mean, if you haven’t already heard KHUSSY, it isn’t too late… just don’t bring it up to your friends as if it’s the first time you’ve ever allowed your ears to be graced. Listen to this mixtape and intersperse your daily conversation with snippets of lyrics such as: “What...
At this point in my life I am completely incapable...
One dad's fucking amazing pancake art
iheartchaos: As much as I love pancakes, these pancakes are such beautiful little works of art, I’d be afraid to eat them. Then again, they are perishable, so someone needs to eat them. I’ll start with the sea creatures and finish with the fractals. Read More
Daily Haiku #29
A purple flower Driven in by a nail Attached with a comb
geocities: darknessandstarlight: IT’S A WEBPAGE THAT PLAYS ANIMAL CROSSING MUSIC THAT CORRESPONDS TO WHATEVER TIME IT IS ON YOUR COMPUTER THIS IS PERFECT ohh this will be the perfect soundtrack to avoiding my neighbors, reorganizing my furniture, and thinking about menial tasks i can do for money
Meeting new people
When I tell you my last name you laugh And say, “People must make fun of you for that” But your first name rhymes with Prick And you support Ron Paul I’m not the dick in this situation