A toe-est. daveholmes: Drew Droege as Chloe Sevigny is making me so happy these days.
overheard on bus: Girl to seatmate: “Your name’s ‘McFarland’?You mean like that guy—I think he’s,like,dead now—from ‘Tommy Boy’? #dumbkids
RT @seatransitblog: We don’t build sidewalks so you can park your Jaguar on it. That is what a driveway is for. http://yfrog.com/13bbiij
listening to “Nelly - Air Force Ones ft. Kyjuan, Ali, Murphy Lee” ♫ http://blip.fm/~wrkvp
The Wrestler and the Cornflake Girl: Ring legend... →
barthel: bg5000: This is a really amazing article and proves yet again that Mick Foley is a national treasure. (ht biggray) He donated his book advance to RAINN and is a weekly volunteer for their support hotline! Bless. (Some interesting stuff in here about gender as performance and the experience of physical pain, if you don’t care about Mick Foley or Tori Amos.)
Science does rule. fujiidom: rowanboat...
RT @seattletimes: Save money, eat better: Seattle chefs share their tips on using food scraps creatively http://seati.ms/bzPLMu
Newsweek in 1995: Why the Internet will Fail. →
inothernews: excitablehonky: hilker: this article is like somebody traveled to the future and wrote the exact opposite of what he saw. Makes me want to watch this again too. 2010 ISN’T OVER YET!!!
RT @serafinowicz: Its’ ‘National’ Punctuation. Day,
Not all sessions are productive.
me: Hi. Glad you’ve been able to get these messages. Yes, I can help you with the paper, but [our computer technician] says you have to go soon, so what’s the most important thing you’d like to discuss? student: if its correct me: <about 5 or so minutes of intermittent questions for the student, asking for clarification first and then offering help with the...
listening to “Ani DiFranco “Shroud”” ♫ http://blip.fm/~wkw11
Ignatius Reilly makes me laugh until I find myself silently agreeing with him.
whoa. fancy #newtwitter.
David Sedaris speaks of creatures great and small... →
girlwithalessonplan: David Sedaris’ autobiographical essays have always read somewhat like fables. That is, short, clever and often containing some sort of lesson, usually at his own expense. Now he’s taking that to its natural end, rejiggering himself as a modern-day fabulist and composing a collection of tales that use animals to explore man’s many foibles. Of course, it’ll probably end up...
Petty wants and needs don’t always coincide lesson #921: I wanted remain urine-water free today, but our sadass toilet wanted to vomit instead.
Is this telling?
Fact: Our Seattle address is the 14th address at which I’ve lived since I turned 18. That averages to 1 move every 7.7 months.
Dear Coke Talk: On grammar. →
dearcoketalk: you shouldn’t be such a bitch about grammar. only uppity 15 year old ‘gifted’ girls who reblog harry potter do that. as long as one is intelligible, whatever dude. some of the greatest writers of all time have ignored many facets of grammar. it doesn’t make you an idiot. it just means you are…
sasha baron cohen set to play freddie mercury in... →
RT @robstickler: Dirty Deeds still quite reasonably priced but not as cheap as they used to be due to inflation. #RockRetractions
Work’s started up again. I tutor for a writing center, and I just moved about 1500 miles away, so now I telecommute. Hot Christ, the internet makes life easier sometimes. Trying to explain what I do, even to family who should know by now, occasionally slogs through “So, you don’t acutally teach then…” brow furrow territory or the land of “Are you looking for...
That the singer is male made my Tuesday. Wait for his whispery delivery post-chorus: ‘tis worth it. ♫ http://blip.fm/~w6kb8
In Illinois, bilingual learning for non-English... →
Good job, Illinois! Now, just fund your students, please. Please. -Chicago Tribune via Front Pages
RT @fremontuniverse: Some parking spaces in Fremont will be transformed into a mini park:http://tinyurl.com/22st764
today’s soundtrack, played in reverse chronological order just for shits
ashbytyler: How is there still an NFL team called the Redskins? Can we protest this by throwing actual red skin potatoes on field? #smartassactivist
RT @colsonwhitehead: TS Eliot wrote the “these fragments I have shored against my ruins” bit after knocking over a pitcher of margaritas …
Overheard on campus
ladybar: <valley girl voice>: I had pride in high school, but I have never had pride like I have for ASU. <puke> Ladybar is one of the best people I know…and, despite his protests to the contrary, one of the most patient and determined, clearly. Like, go Devils!
note to self
remember your researching skills, E: you can’t just search for “books” on the Chronicle of Higher Education.
RT @GuardianBooks: A poetry plea: which modern collections would you recommend to a novice? http://bit.ly/bPvu50
Not very well, actually. →
Way to wait until question five to mention Bob Crane’s bludgeoning. Tactful, AZ Central.