How we need to win
marco: (If you’re planning on voting for McCain on Tuesday, you should probably skip this post. Please don’t email me about it. I know this post will offend many people. I don’t care. You’re free to offend me on your blog.) Almost two weeks ago, gregbrown posted this excerpt from Ytadel on the SA Forums that I keep thinking about: This is inspiring but also kind of terrifying, because it...
LiveJournal Academic Research Bibliography →
I feel like I shouldn’t be so surprised by the magnitude of this list.
Bearman and Brückner have also identified a peculiar dilemma: in some schools,...– “Red Sex, Blue Sex” (The New Yorker)
"Seven days, John." →
I felt a genuine gayness from Sean Penn, who plays the title role of the late...– Hollywood Elsewhere reviewing “Milk”
How fucking beaten down and deluded do you have to be to listen to and cheer on...– Rude Pundit
Party Ben - "Let There Be Love" [Kanye West vs.... →
Via Hype Machine.
Mo. students face punishment for "Hit A Jew Day" →
Trailer for “Notorious” Maybe?
OK, MoveOn.org is a horrible organization, but you have to admit this is hilarious. CNNBCVideo.com
Multicolr Search Lab - Idée (Search Flickr photos... →
The Term Paper Artist →
One great way to briefly turn the conversation toward myself at a party is to answer the question, “So, what do you do?” with, “I’m a writer.” Not that most of the people I’ve met at parties have read my novels or short stories or feature articles; when they ask, “Have I seen any of your stuff?” I shrug and the conversation moves on. If I want attention for an hour or so, however, I’ll tell...
pile: More explanation here.
[Season 5 of LOST] is definitely going to be the strangest thing that’s ever...– Brian K. Vaughan, writer on LOST
McCain's user-generated advertising contest: "tell... →
Share your story of living the American Dream, working hard, or owning a small business to tell America why you’re standing with John McCain and Sarah Palin. Be creative! The video that most effectively tells why you are Joe the Plumber will be featured in a TV ad.
So a canvasser goes to a woman’s door in Washington, Pennsylvania. Knocks....– FiveThirtyEight. The rest of the article contains equally crazy anecdotes.
The thing about Eddie Murphy, people don’t know this but he has two doubles on...– Paul Scheer
You know, I love Frank Miller. I saw — I met and had drinks with him on Sept....– John Hodgman
A spokesperson for Dr. Pepper has confirmed that... →
It’s so easy to join! [I’m still not convinced this isn’t the work of Tim and Eric.]
Was Joe the Plumber a Plant? Of Course He Was. →
seagull: (via suitep)
Obama’s approach to the whole campaign has been incredibly...– Rude Pundit
Kings of Power 4 Billion % →
AANAATT: Analog Futurism
Microsoft is classy, it’s a timeless brand, and it means something to the...– Common in an interview with Advertising Age. Seriously, what is he doing with himself?
Blu-Ray is just a bag of hurt.– Steve Jobs
You wouldn’t believe how much time, money and planning went into making that...– Gene Stupnitsky (“The Office”) on preparing the Jim/Pam proposal scene
"Let's Learn Judo With Vladimir Putin" Ends The... →
"A Brief History of the 21st Century" - Chuck... →
This is awesome. I agree with Kottke, it’s tough to pick just one excerpt from this because it’s all so good. JUNE 2, 2018: Summer movie audiences are entranced and titillated by Lars von Trier’s Asking for It, an erotic thriller starring Christian Bale and Scarlett Johansson, set on the 110th floor of the World Trade Center on the morning of 9/11.
Life is short. When two people find each other, what should stand in their way?– Michael Scott