Ephron: “”Men dominate the conversations in Washington and therefore… the conversations are far less interesting than those in New York.” https://twitter.com/#!/jpodhoretz/status/218016367113277440 Shared via Plume http://bit.ly/GetPlume
STOP READING MY TUMBLR, INTERNETS!
pegobry: It’s the second time in like a week a rant of mine in this tiny personal space went viral. Stop it! Stuff here is meant for me and, like, twelve other guys. #humblebrag
brandnewswastikas: Tom Vek - Hold Your Hand
brandnewswastikas: I can’t believe that gay marriage isn’t legal but murder is.
felixsalmon: artnet: Alongside familiar subversive photographs originally commissioned for fashion and celebrity editorials, the show explores LaChapelle’s personal projects, created recently as part of his artistic and critical expression. This is code for “naked people”, amirite?
friedmanforher: Mr. Friedman, has there ever been a war between two states that both have strip clubs? - Masha, Kiev
yfiles: For the first time in ages I’m reading a paper book, a history of American whaling I picked up on impulse at a Borders liquidation sale and then forgot about. It turns out to be a really annoying way to read a book. I never remember to have it with me, I can’t do any highlighting and saving of key passages to my Kindle account. And of course when I want to use the Google to look up more...
Not being a pageant man doesn’t make me a republican. I wouldn’t say I am, in...– Howard Jacobson in The Independent (via inwhichidigress)
curiosity counts: In Praise of Misfits: Why... →
curiositycounts: IN 1956 William Whyte argued in his bestseller, “The Organisation Man”, that companies were so in love with “well-rounded” executives that they fought a “fight against genius”. Today many suffer from the opposite prejudice. Software firms gobble up anti-social geeks. Hedge funds hoover up…
PEG 2.0: On foodtrucks →
pegobry: The NYT’s bemusement/astonishement at the popularity of the first Paris foodtruck is a repeat of an endless phenomenon: Americans not believing that American exports (and particularly food) can be popular in France. It happens again and again. There are a few things at play here: FRENCH PEOPLE…
Wife’s screaming to her husband can be compared to radiation, her agitated state...– The Japan Atomic Energy Agency, explaining nuclear power on its website. An official later said: ”We would like to apologize for creating unpleasant feelings.” (via officialssay)
laser tattoo removals have increased by 32 percent from 2011 to 2012 alone.
Attention is like a muscle.
A dive bar is a social platform. Tumblr is for publicly sharing awful...– A graduation message from an analog dad to a digital son. (via latimes)