I want it known that I had this video before everyone else, thanks to the fact that those twins are my boyfriend’s sister’s friend’s. This is the closest I have ever been and ever will be to Internet celebrity. *Bask* (Also, please notice that the video ends in a synchronized downward-facing dog routine. Classic.)
I would be glad if Obama and all the USA progressive governors or people here...– Eduardo Galeano
Go, Galesburg, Go! →
katefeetie: worthfightingdirty: So my college town is so, SO close to winning a very important contest that could help revitalize the town. Galesburg is SUCH a great place, but it’s been suffering for a long, long time. Help make a difference with a click. Please?? We were mentioned in Obama’s State of the Union address as a suffering town that needs help. Galesburg used to be a great town,...
“This is out right [sic] treason. State secrets and now weponized access...– I love this al-Jazeera piece so hard. “Similarly, Bazookaman opined…”? Absolute gold. Also, the tireless sic’ing. It’d be funnier if it wasn’t my country, of course, but still. I love it.
Alex Edits Some Copy
Alex: and perhaps not "scoffing" ice cream
Me: I looked, scarfing and scoffing both work
Me: the internet says so. also, GORMANDIZE
Alex: ooh, do scarfing
Me: scarfing is also an s&m term
Me: just keep that in mind
Alex: well scoffing is a laugh
Me: but it doesn't make me think of s&m
Alex: torn between a laugh and a hard place
In Which We Can Feel The Horses Long Before The... →
This hits so close. The feeling of seeing ourselves and our ambition in reflected in someone great and immediately quashing it with self-denial. Saying, I could never do that. I could never be that. I’m just a 22-year-old girl. and Women’s support for other women doesn’t typically come with baggage of this size and shape. This is why it’s important for us to believe in each other – I mean,...
is a very scary place and I feel like I can’t go on it without a pants suit and I’m surprised there isn’t any sort of tumblarity-like factor about how likely I am to be hired and where are the groups for people who like fun.
In South Africa, the act is known as scoring. To Afrikaners, vry or tong in die...– French kiss - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia Alright, darlin’. Fancy a bit of tongue-in-the-lung? (via everythinginthesky) For Grace, my Tumblr/Real Life friend who’s in Cape Town this semester, and for Katie, who will soon be joining her for a visit. EDIT: Also for my boyfriend,...
Rep. Martin Harty told one of his constituents. “I mean all the defective...– New Hampshire Republican Won’t Apologize For Saying ‘Defective’ People Should Die In Siberia | TPMDC I seriously have no idea what gets into someone’s head thinking it’s a great idea to elect a 91-year-old bigot. It’s like they’re angry and just want to smash things. They clearly have no idea what...
Read This Quick Blog Post About China →
Charlie Sheen is in it but so is Aaron Sorkin. It is fascinating that one of the hallmarks of authoritarian states is that they don’t get the joke. Editors with no sense of humour just let it print. Having been born into the propaganda and having drunk the Kool-Aid all their lives, they’re unable to see satire — a frequent weapon used for social criticism throughout history,...
The Dalai Lama announced his retirement today, an event that will be duly...– - China Correspondent Evan Osnos, who once profiled the Dalai Lama, on the spiritual leader’s retirement (via newyorker) The link should actually be here, but even this quick piece demonstrates His Holiness’s incredible leadership and political skills. I’m so happy for him that...
I met Juan Gonzales and Alison Bechdel in the same afternoon. Geek. asm.
ALISON BECHDEL IS HERE TOMORROW.
I am so excited it is physically exhausting me.
If I find an image I want to share on my Tumblr, I put the URL of the web site I found it on in the content source bar and the name of the artist in the text of the description, hopefully with a link to his/her web site. I know a lot of people don’t do this. I’d love it if there was a box, right next to the Content Source box, for Creator. It would show up much as the Source does,...
sniffyjenkins: Oh dear. I’m drunk. Drunk and cold. So so cold after a long walk through Brighton. And so drunk. There was an old man on the bus home who was talking very slowly and calmly to his dachshund dog. The dog had a red jacket on. The man was explaining why the universe was expanding. The dog was rapt. I think he understood more about astrophysics than I do. You know when you’re so drunk...
katefeetie asked: I LOVE MONKEYS SO MUCH
For the sake of accuracy in my Little Johnny Rain Cloud of a blog, I made the dinner and had a lovely, energetic time in which people agreed that it was hard to believe I had mono since I was so peppy. I had couscous that tasted DELICIOUS (that’s possible, did you know?) and I even signed up to do something this semester with nary a thought of how exhausting it would probably seem to...
I have this legendary dinner at our chaplain’s house tonight (who lives in a baller old church) (with his adorable dog) with some amazing people I’ve been getting to know recently and will get to know better tonight. I have been looking forward to this for WEEKS. And now all I want to do is sleep. Forever. And wake up with four papers and two midterms completed.
The university supports the efforts of its faculty to further the advancement of...– Northwestern University, in a statement defending a live sex toy demonstration that was part of a class on human sexuality. The university confirmed that it is also footing the bill for the demonstration. (via officialssay) Go Morty! (Don’t you miss how easy life was when you were our...
Among her many singular contributions, the femme fatale enabled a cut-the-crap...– Cherchez La Femme Fatale by Kevin Nance Hmm. I’m not quite sure the femme fatale is something I want to bring back (although I do feel a certain nostalgia) but I really like this particular point at the very least. Why can’t we see couples who can actually communicate well? I know in...
It is 10 AM.
And 10 AM is NAP TIME.