I really like to reblog Paul Singh. If that hasn’t annoyed you too much yet you should probably just follow him yourself.
Tumblr may have its GPOYW, but on Twitter every...
Campus Movie Fest: Did you find the Saturday Night Live "Celebrity Jeopardy" skits amusing or annoying (or both)?
Sean Connery: I did see them when someone told me that I had an SNL alter-ego that apparently lived to antagonize Alex Trebec. I thought they were very funny.
It’s 140 characters. It’s so few characters. If you need a ghostwriter for that,...– Shaq on celebrities who use ghost Twitterers, in the NY Times (via nickdouglas) (via somethingchanged) …Aaannd that’s why we love Shaq.
Give credit to Timothy Geithner’s new toxic asset plan.– If Nouriel Roubini is giving it cautious support, that makes me feel a lot better about Geithner’s bailout/toxic asset plans. What will really matter is if they’re actually able to rein in the shadow banking system afterwards.
Howl: The Movie
sostark: James Franco, Jon Hamm, Mary Louise Parker, and Paul Rudd are all featured in the indie film about the obscenity trial surrounding Allen Ginsberg’s poem “Howl”. Holy Shit that’s amazing. Can’t wait for this. That sounds fantastic.
Joanna Newsom - Inflammatory Writ Even...
Black River Killer by Blitzen Trapper For some...
Young Invincibles? Give me a break.
squashed: CNN.com has another of those “look at those crazy young people” pieces. Here’s the short version: young people feel invincible, so they don’t buy health insurance, but they’re not really invincible. I wonder whether the producers have any idea what percentage of a young person’s income it takes to cover even a basic health insurance policy at non-group rate. I’m sure they were young...
I read the headline ‘Pope visits Africa’ as ‘Elderly cross-dressing virgin...– Stephanie (via merlin)
Put differently, people who are members of online social networks are not so...– The size of social networks: Primates on Facebook The Economist. via Something Changed.
Vampire Weekend - The Kids Don’t Stand a...
I do not know whether I should condemn or thank the military junta that has...– Thaksin Shinawatra, deposed Thai PM. Via AFP, via Foreign Policy. Whether funny, tragic, or both, Thailand is the only country with politics as crazy as India’s.
I like Sinatra. I like old-school. You know, Bing Crosby, Sinatra, Dean Martin....– Michael Steele, Republican Party Chairman.
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For the record, I still think it’s a godawful thing to do to any genuine...– Adam Greenfield, on joining facebook after long resistance.
I have declared it to be “Post Music To Your Blog Day.” Those who do...– Brett.
A.C. Newman - Submarines of Stockholm Stop...
Stewart rips CNBC several fresh assholes - a rare, televised thorough fisking.