I like to think of Charlie Sheen as saying all the things that Lindsay Lohan would say if she wouldn’t get so monstrously judged and cast out of society. They’re kind of the same person, no? Choice Sheen quote from this GQ article: “I don’t know how else to play.”
I am a longtime reader and lover of Matt Bai, and basically anything he does as well as a Jer-z girl, so this piece on Chris Christie was a must read for me. Well done.
How Qaddafi Lost Libya →
The New Yorker’s experts on each of the countries in turmoil right now should each write something like this- it’s background, it’s present day, and it explains exactly what is happening without overwhelming you. Two thumbs up, fine holiday fun.
Chitwood & Hobbs: Knicksnow →
love chitwood and hobbs for helping me discover two awesome knicks related things. trying to get tickets for the celtics game…BOOM! chitwoodandhobbs: Professional team websites are strange by nature. They are jam packed with information and can look totally different based on the time of day or date they are viewed. That said, the New York Knicks are on to something. The Knicks aren’t...
Little ludi reminded me of this classic Billy Collins poem. Nightclub (Billy Collins) You are so beautiful and I am a fool to be in love with you is a theme that keeps coming up in songs and poems. There seems to be no room for variation. I have never heard anyone sing I am so beautiful and you are a fool to be in love with me, even though this notion has surely crossed the minds of women and...
We are expecting people to die today, more people than before. If anything...– Lawyer FATHI TERBIL, critic of Muammar Gaddafi whose arrest last week touched off anti-government protests in Libya, via a live TV broadcast near a public square in Benghazi, the country’s second-largest city. Defiance. (via the New York Times)
Everyone's got to make a living
This guy needed money. So he put up a list of AWESOME things he would do for $ on Craigslist. “Things I Will Do For $10 Spin until I throw up or you lose interest Rename your Pokémon Host a conference call with you and a person that you’ve always thought was cool but never really got the chance to hang out with, you know? 12 minutes of copywriting” and the...
DAFT PUNK IS PLAYING AT SOMEONE'S HOUSE?! →
it’s not like arcade fire is like friggin’ husker du or something super indie. read a blog, people.
Chitwood & Hobbs: Too Legit to Quit →
Oh he’s Deion, supa dupa fly. chitwoodandhobbs: Let’s welcome Prime Time to the exclusive list of first ballot Hall of Fame Players. Deion Sanders has quite the resume. He was an eight time Pro Bowler, two time NFC Player of the Year, won a Super Bowl with two different teams, became the second two-way starter (offense and defense) and made…
Beat poetry overload
First off, this poem: Ted Berrigan Frank O’Hara Winter in the country, Southampton, pale horse as the soot rises, then settles, over the pictures The birds that were singing this morning have shut up I thought I saw a couple, kissing, but Larry said no It’s a strange bird. He should know. & I think now “Grandmother divided by monkey equals outer space.” Ron put...
Who's Afraid of the Muslim Brotherhood? →