Friend: [talking about a recent job interview]
Me: That's awesome! Congrats! But anyway, onto important things, like BOYS. Let's talk about BOYS.
Friend: Yeah, enough of this grownup talk! High school talk ftw.
Me: Though in high school this kind of talk was more "OH EM GEE HE HELD MY HAND" and now it's "OH EM GEE HE GOT ME DRUNK AND TRIED TO PUT HIS HAND DOWN MY PANTS"
Friend: "AND I LET HIM BECAUSE I'M SAD AND LONELY"
The Olive: the Tumblr of Harper Perennial: Someone... →
thepinakes: thelifeguardlibrarian: swordsandshelves: How are waterproof books not a thing yet? Folks, I hate baths and cats. Sometimes I’m surprised the Internet lets me stay here. I shower on the daily but one good bath a week is just right. But I bring books with me to… Feeling envious of people whose baths are so deep that their arms get tired holding up their books.
The gulf between Goodreads and the next nearest contender is tremendous. None of...– Digital Book World We’re not being butthurt. We’re talking about this. (via rachelfershleiser) Sigh. (via emchughes)
The Florida Gulf Coast University Eagles, the first 15-seed ever to reach the...– Florida Gulf Coast’s victims on the way to the Sweet Sixteen? Georgetown, San Diego State, and the endangered Florida panther. (via motherjones) Pay your dues, FGCU. It ends tonight.
WHEN I CAN'T FIND MY PHONE IN MY OWN POCKETS I'M...
whatshouldshakespearecallme: “I am looking for that. Yes, that. Try all pockets. Handker. Freeman. Where did I? Ah, yes. Trousers. Potato. Purse. Where?” - James Joyce, Ulysses
Books I Read in 2012
These are mostly in reverse order. Some I received for free. Some I had to read for work. Some were gifted or recommended to me. Only one, the first, was read on an e-reader. Favorites are bolded. Brain on Fire, Susannah Cahalan The Flight of Gemma Hardy, Margot Livesey Gods in Alabama, Joshilyn Jackson Beautiful Ruins, Jess Walter The Art of Fielding, Chad Harbach Carry the One, Carol...
Ayn Rand is one of those things that a lot of us, when we were 17 or 18 and...– President Obama, in an interview with Rolling Stone, when asked about Paul Ryan’s “obsession” with Rand. source (via shortformblog) Maybe Mr. Ryan will stop by The Baffler’s Ayn Rand: The Game Show on Nov. 27th and show us all how it’s done. Hopefully, he won’t be VP or very busy. -Aaron (via...
Appropriate for today.