"And you know -- I’m 100% in favor of the...
and being meta. i’m a little too easily amused at my own grammar jokes.
Oxford Comma Dropped By University of Oxford →
NOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOO. i blame vampire weekend for this.
You Can't Possibly Read It All, So Stop Trying :... →
Macaroni and cheese →
priyankachaurasia: “All I want right now is what could be described as the macaroni and cheese. And it’ll probably only get worse as I age. My parents have hardly any critical filter at all anymore. Everything feels like a fastball right down the middlebrow plate to them. Almost every movie is good. They go nuts over almost every meal they eat. Pretty much every glass of wine is amazing to them...
But the ad’s insinuation aside, it’s also possible the young woman is “just...– Is Shyness an Evolutionary Tactic? - NYTimes.com as a frequently misunderstood introvert, i’m loving this article and this sentiment. …except i do wish the author would be more clear about the fact that shyness and introversion are far from synonyms.
I just want to make sure that we’ve got compelling stories, that we publish them...– Jill Abramson, New York Times executive editor elect, in a Q&A with New York Times’ Jill Abramson and Bill Keller | MediaWorks - Advertising Age so, uh, let us know when you figure THAT one out, nyt.
No one knows how many people with severe mental illness live what appear to be...– Expert on Mental Illness Reveals Her Own Struggle - NYTimes.com the stigma of (and misconceptions about) mental illness is still one of the biggest problems in the country. it’s very…archaic.
I get up every morning determined to both change the world and have one hell of...– E. B. White (via musingsinfemininity)
why i love my colleagues
because when they’re editing my stories, they make comments like this: mike: i’m reminded of the idea of the panopticon, from michel foucault me: oh god, you did not just bring foucault into this mike: OH YES I DID
dressedtobeundressed-deactivate asked: Love your blog;
You’d be so easy to love.– Cole Porter, “Easy to Love” from Anything Goes
I hope there aren’t songs, except maybe Peggy Lee’s “Is That...– Hank Stuever, on what will happen when Kurt inevitably loses his virginity on ‘Glee’ ‘Glee’ by Hank Stuever - The Stranger, Seattle’s Only Newspaper
'Filth' at UNC - SI.com →
now THAT’s the kind of headline we like to see! and i’m extra-proud, because this wasn’t the original SI headline, it was the headline that CNN used to link to the SI story. mah people, they know how to cut to the chase.
A woman,” Virginia Woolf wrote in 1928, “must have money and a room of her own...– Fighting the Good Fight for Art - NYTimes.com Or to put it more bluntly, a novelist once told me that, if you want to write books, “the best thing to do is to have wealthy relatives.”