Now and then, you think you discern glimpses of... →
Lawsuits written in crayon
ALABAMA JUST CONTINUES TO BE A STATE FULL OF AWESOME DECISIONS. We know picking on one Southern state for being stupider than another is like picking on one Midwestern state for being more dead inside than another, but really, it’s just been a banner month for the state of Alabama. To assist you in differentiating them, we offer this handy shorthand guide. Arkansas: “I’ll shoot...
He woke up Windows XP from sleep mode and deftly defeated twelve notifications...– Mike Lacher at McSweeneys
Build a statue of someone, and you have already... →
The Changing Scenes
The Niagara River by Kay Ryan As though the river were a floor, we position our table and chairs upon it, eat, and have conversation. As it moves along, we notice — as calmly as though dining room paintings were being replaced — the changing scenes along the shore. We do know, we do know this is the Niagara River, but it is hard to remember what that means.
Ale-colored sunshine and pale sky and whorls of cirrus so high they cast no...– David Foster Wallace, from The Pale King, words to live by.
Dr. Teeth and the Electric Mayhem →
This should not be as funny as it is. But it is. →
Brilliant and arid
Now That I am In Madrid I Can Think by Frank O’Hara I think of you and the continents brilliant and arid and the slender heart you are sharing my share of with the American air as the lungs I have felt sonorously subside slowly greet each morning and your brown lashes flutter revealing two perfect dawns colored by New York see a vast bridge stetching to the humbled outskirts with only...