reaction no. 1: wait, this isn’t a joke?
reaction no. 2: i kind of maybe want one of those rings a little bit, sort of.
With so many distractions and different ways to hear songs, it’s getting to be pretty impossible to give full albums the attention they deserve. When was the last time you actually listened to one all the way through, without any interruptions?
it was npr music’s own robin hilton who taught me to do this by lending me his beloved pink floyd collection. now i get annoyed by singles.
all these things
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Shadow cast cats / Cat in the square by Alexey Bednij
ella’s nickname (one of many) is “shadow cat.”
never not cracking up at andrew scott.
DINOSAUR NECKLACE. that is all.
these jeans are homemade and from the ’70s, but seriously, if someone wanted to make them today, i’d be all over that shiz. i’m thinking yellow at the bottom. (and also the same colorblocking minus the flares.)
30 seconds of each with 10 seconds rest in between.
oddly compelling photo series.
Lindsay Weir (Freaks and Geeks), Rae (My Mad Fat Diary), Peggy Olson (Mad Men)
Nick Miller (New Girl), Toby Ziegler (West Wing), Larry David (Curb Your Enthusiasm)
Liz Lemon (30…
David Fisher (Six Feet Under), Chandler Bing (Friends), Joy Behar (The View)
Rory Gilmore (Gilmore Girls), Liz Lemon (30 Rock), Emma Pillsbury (Glee)
A dozen years ago, when I was approaching forty, my eight-year-old niece Hanna asked me, “Aunt Andrea, are you married?” I said, “No, are you married?!” She seemed alarmed and asked, “Why would I be married?!” and I said to her, “Well, why would I be married?”
She folded her arms and said, “You’re weird.” “Good weird or bad weird?” She grumbled that she hadn’t decided yet.
But it was already so clear to her at eight that people were married and had kids, and if you didn’t, you were “weird.” It’s amazing how young those attitudes start. This “chat” with my niece didn’t prepare me for the now-daily shock of being mistaken for someone’s mother.
I overheard my other ten-year-old niece Alexa patiently explaining things to her six-year-old brother, who was piecing together family relationships. He asked who I was the mother of. Alexa dramatically turned to Ricky and exclaimed, “Aunt Andrea is the mother to no one.”
It’s amazing how young those attitudes start. well, not particularly, when you think about the fact that all kids are raised by people who, you know, have kids. and who are usually married, or have been. i thought all grown-ups were married with kids when i was little, because with school and friends and such, it’s not like you’re exposed to much else.
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