An Excellent Assortment of Songs For a Springy...
You Don’t Send Me - Belle & Sebastian Billy Liar - The Decemberists Turn a Square - The Shins The Good That Won’t Come Out - Rilo Kiley The Supine - Andrew Bird War on War - Wilco One More Robot/Symphony 3000-21 - The Flaming Lips I Don’t Really Love You Anymore - The Magnetic Fields The Beast And Dragon, Adored - Spoon Poor Little Rich Boy - Regina Spektor Squalor...
Also this genius mix built on You Don’t Send me is the best thing ever. Definitely still on a dachshund high.
I'm not gonna post a picture or anything but I...
tracyclark-flory: I’m looking to interview librarians about the issue of porn in libraries. Email me your thoughts: firstname.lastname@example.org.
How could this not just fill you to overflowing... →
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(Trying to remember which of the internet Mollys I went to college with is the new trying to remember if Charlie Rangel is my Representative.)
Starting from the beginning
glittermixed: BITCH HOW DO YOU NOT KNOW YOUR BOYFRIEND IS A MANNEQUIN?! Me: Is this a Doctor Who thing? Tanner: Uh huh. Me: You two are gonna have a lot to talk about at the barbeque at my mom’s house on Sunday.
"That many young people are already writing their... →
Truth via Lorrie Moore via The Awl.
Start a piece with a bastardization of The New...
I had a cat, the cat died, and now the stuff I used to say to the cat all day, I...– Colson Whitehead (via housingworksbookstore) Everyone knows that Colson Whitehead is The Best at twitter, right? He really is.
Frenchman of the Day Who Had to Repeat His Name...
If by "new" you mean "he wrote it in college and I... →
Things I Will Not Miss
“Sure, let me transfer you to someone who can help you with this. One moment please.” (Me) “A live person? Wow, I was expecting a recording!” (Them) Also stuff about how we can’t help their sick/dying relative.
Recently Tempting Idea:
Caller: I'm an O.R. Nurse--
Me: OH ARE you?
Pitchfork Reviews Reviews: selling heroin on... →
pitchforkreviewsreviews: … i didn’t know what the process was before he told me and i told my grandma about it on the phone during our weekly phone call and she said she didn’t know how to prepare heroin powder for injection either and then “you learn something new every day david!”… Hi, is this something written by the best person ever? It might be. Go read and enjoy.
There's something really nice about being at the...
The octopus lived in a square plastic box with holes for his arms. He had...– Margaret Drabble, The Realms of Gold If you ever wanted a promising opening paragraph for a fifty-cent paperback from Housing Works, there it is.
Kinda doing the WORST baking of my life tonight.
Cookies are not supposed to stick to parchment paper. This is physics!
Friday night I tested out the easy, new passover cookie recipe. It was pretty good, but not *amazing*, so I decided that tonight, Sunday, I would make my old, amazing passover cookie recipe. Then came the afternoon wedding. And the afternoon drinking. I don’t know how people do that! So, it being 8:30pm, and me mainlining coconut water, I think my family will be getting the pretty good,...
What should I make for dinner tonight?
Tonight is some trial-run baking
I am choosing between two flourless chocolate cookie recipes for Passover. I’ve made one before, enough years ago that I don’t remember it well, but I (after much agita) found the recipe in an email, where I called it “the most intense chocolate cookie I’ve ever tasted.” The other recipe is, with tiny variations, from two different blogs, both of which sing its praises. ...
For those of you who read the Little House books when you were wee— What are your first/strongest associations with the books?
Team SWEET CORN! →
"If I am going to be soapboxed for 2 hours and 30... →
Question for you (yes, you there!)
tracyclark-flory: Why do couples sometime check out attractive strangers together? You know, like critically evaluate or rate other guys/girls? Share your thoughts: email@example.com.
Emails Your Receptionist Sends At Five On A...
A curly-haired guy just walked in and I gave him the “how can I help you?” look, and he was like, “I’m Gil,” as if I’d met him and as if he belongs here, and he kept walking, and I have no idea who he is but I let him go on and, not to assume you guys know who he is, but the moral is: When there are guests/international staff visiting/working from the office,...
turnabout: glossylalia: squee-gee: queentiye: veryveryurban: georgieadam: A little backstory to this clip before you watch it: Will Smith’s father abandoned him and his mother when he was a child, and when Will was finally getting into show business and making a name for himself, he tried to snake his way back into his life like nothing happened. Will co-wrote this episode, and James...
My question has been answered. "Company" will be... →
Thank god, cause that shit live is EXPENSIVE.
Anonymous asked: <p>Care to explain the “I couldn’t reblog” meme?</p>
turnabout: citysleep: #i have heard multiple stories that end and then victor garber put his tongue down ___’s throat I like that tag. Sadly, at least one of them included a bout of flu going through a touring cast. But yes, apparently he will kiss anyone. Also, his boyfriend is FINE in an older silver fox sort of way. Jaime: guess whom i just read this about: “But yes, apparently...
Walgreens has RUINED my Duane Reade pharmacy.
I must’ve had the one awesome Duane Reade pharmacy in the city. No more.