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The Last thing I read before I fell asleep last...
Rachel: Do you think he POOPED FOR REAL
Me: He said that he didn't, but he had to check just to be sure
Me: I know. Abram's bowel issues run deep
Rachel: Don't say such things or I will cry with joy
MANIFESTO OF FUTURISM
We want to sing the love of danger, the habit of energy and rashness. The essential elements of our poetry will be courage, audacity and revolt. Literature has up to now magnified pensive immobility, ecstasy and slumber. We want to exalt movements of aggression, feverish sleeplessness, the double march, the perilous leap, the slap and the blow with the fist. We declare that the splendor of the...
are you the emerging star of sadness porn? people with poor grooming just...– good question, Rachel
I have only one superstition: I touch all the bases when I hit a home run.– Babe Ruth
And if there were a thousand generations of shipwrecks in the same family, would...– From an excerpt of T. C. Boyle’s new novel When the Killing’s Done. Read NPR’s review and the rest of the excerpt here.
Rachel: ugh there is a picture of shakespeare with "prose before hoes" written on it. WHICH IS INACCURATE ON SEVERAL LEVELS.
Me: I'm sure his rankings were more like 1. hoes, 2. verse, 3. prose. and I'm sure food and sleep were in there somewhere. and perhaps drinking.
Rachel: oooh absolutely. balding seems to be a high priority, fashionable neck ruffs, beard grooming, ABANDONING HIS FAMILY IN THE COUNTRY. you know, the usje.
Make Some Music
thehopemovement: Above is a grid of squares, click on any square and just fool around and make some music.
CHADCHAD CHADCHAD →
This is why I haven’t always been thrilled about my name.
Aspects of Robinson
Robinson at cards at the Algonquin; a thin Blue light comes down once more outside the blinds. Gray men in overcoats are ghosts blown past the door. The taxis streak the avenues with yellow, orange, and red. This is Grand Central, Mr. Robinson. Robinson on a roof above the Heights; the boats Mourn like the lost. Water is slate, far down. Through sounds of ice cubes dropped in glass, an...
When people are alone, they frequently behave as if they were in company; and...– “Nonverbal Communication,” by Jurgen Ruesch and Weldon Kees
Weldon Kees: The Disappearing Poet →
An excellent article by Anthony Lane at The New Yorker. “From the opening poem, ‘Subtitle,’ we feel ourselves to be in the presence of a Masonic plan: a politely coded scheme to shift around the furniture of our daily lives, and to see what the rearrangement brings by way of enchantment and threat. We request these things only: All gum must be placed beneath the seats Or...
Best of the Best Police and Sheriff's Logs
Ladies and gentlemen, I give you the strange, confusing, hilarious, mysterious, and sometimes sad events that take place in this place that I call home (all logs taken from The Daily Triplicate) • At 9:29 p.m., a person reported being locked inside the airport and having to crawl out a window. • At 5:28 p.m., a man was reported vandalizing a trailer and making threats he would release animals and...
beastplunder replied to your link: The Great Gatsby Nintendo game Finally beat Dr. Eckleburg. I think this is the best game ever. I knooooooow I literally played it for hours. But it’s SO strange. It only takes four levels for Gatsby to die, and afterward Nick Carraway goes to a beach level where you have to fight crabs. It’s extremely confusing and obviously tangential to the...
The Great Gatsby Nintendo game →
Seriously. I do not know what to make of this. The giant flying, laser-shooting glasses of Dr. Eckleburg are a boss you have to beat at the end of the Valley of Ashes level! “Do you have what it takes to fight gangsters and advertisements and hobos? To unravel this great American Mystery?” [credit to Dena for showing this to me]
Polish Movie Posters Mega Gallery →
LOL OMG this made me cry I was laughing so hard. fuckyeahmovieposters: (Hat tip to b.o.t. to m.o.t.)
Apparently Vanity Fair staged scenes of famous Hitchcock movies with current actors. Best one: Seth Rogen in The Birds. Click the linked title to see the rest.
An ouroboros saying “AH,” inscribed by Allen Ginsberg. [source: Idle Doodles by Famous Authors] Scully’s ouroboros tatoo.
thismoi: “David has a beautiful voice, the voice of a unicorn.” -Sufjan
Five Essential Breakup Songs →
From NPR Music: So here they are, just in time for the clown-show of the heart that is Valentine’s Day: five bitter pills to swallow as you pick through the charred ruins of your life, deface your cherished mementos, and use the absorbent exterior of a Chipotle burrito to soak up your tears.
American Frivolity, American Hope →
A new n+1 article about the new Cadillac V-Series. Best of all is the third-eye brake light, a folly that outsiders love to mock. The BBC’s reviewer called it a “red boomerang” and said the car had an “underbite you could lose a dentist’s arm in”—perhaps the first example of a Brit telling an American that they have bad teeth.