Last night, riding home around 7:30pm on the Q train, high on Excedrin, I came up with an idea for a book. Now I just have to write it before some asshole beats me to it. I don’t think of it as science fiction, but I can see how one might construe it that way. And oh yes there will be a PEE ARR person in it. And a tech CEO. And dark visions of America. I think if you read Bruce Sterling,...
Anger as a Private Company Takes Over Libraries →
This is the most disingenuous, sloppy, nutso piece of writing I’ve read in the NYT in, well, days.
To phrase it in terms of books everyone has heard of but no one has actually...– The Last Psychiatrist: The Terrible, Awful Truth About The Tax Cuts
It is the most dramatic event in Louisiana history that has been so little...– Little known republic in La. celebrates 200 years - The Denver Post
Lafayette council strikes down go-cup ban - WAFB... →
Derek Jeter Pulls a Fast One - NYTimes.com →
Blah blah Ryan Shawcross, blah blah “not that kind of player,” blah blah Nani, blah blah Ruud van Nistelroy, blah blah Serie A.
Marouane Chamakh - How my idol Laurent Blanc... →
Le coq maroc likes spreadsheets! You’re a good man, Mr. Chamakh.
I never intended to trick anybody,” said Mr. Affleck, an intense 35-year-old who...– Meat-free. Cheese-free. Wink, wink! WTF do you want from me, NYTimes? You’re saying: Let me write a stupid article about a stupid thing and collect the ad impressions but I’ll throw in a “LOL of course he’s a vegan” aside so I can be in on the joke and you can’t yell at me for writing a stupid...
I haven’t known quite how to put this — or if I should even put this — but I’ve been going through a weird period lately. 2010 was the year of Shit Going Down from pretty much its first minute. We moved. We went to South Africa. We got a dog. I got a more-than-just-a-trim haircut. And then of course Popo had to die. It happened a couple of weeks ago, and there was a bit of...
Into Cajun Country: From Po'boys to the Pink... →
I’m shocked at how little there is for me to complain about in this post.
I’d like to picture Julia meekly knocking on the door of Rosie’s dressing...– Let It Implode: A Julia Allison Career Analysis « Reblogging NonSociety
The only thing better than getting drunk in the morning would be getting drunk...– Jimmy Fallon and Rachel Maddow Get Drunk, New Orleans-Style