Anonymous asked: How many hipsters does it take to screw in a lightbulb?
Thesis Thesis Thesis
Coworker: How's life, how's work, how's thesis.
Me: I'm... feeding squirrels.
Coworker: It's going good then.
Thoughts on "Girls"
Man do people seem to hate this show (find out how awful of a person you are for being between the ages of 18 and 24 here—sheesh, the vitriol). Which is strange—Lena Dunham’s kinda-sorta-really-racist Tweet aside (Google it), those involved in the show are talented and the writing is decent. Why the rage? Because it’s necessarily a show about privilege, and privilege is...
I’d be smiling and chatting away, and my mind would be floating around somewhere...– Haruki Murakami, “The Wind-Up Bird Chronicle” (via thehiddenabyss)
Forty Years in Solitary →
On Tuesday, Wallace and his friend Albert Woodfox will mark one of the more unusual, and shameful, anniversaries in American penal history. Forty years ago to the day, they were put into solitary confinement in Louisiana’s notorious Angola jail. They have been there ever since. They have spent 23 hours of every one of the past 14,610 days locked in their single-occupancy 9ft-by-6ft cells. Each...
But then, it might not have been a question of right and wrong. Which is to say...– Haruki Murakami, The Second Bakery Attack (via cassieshelley)
Tuscaloosa Tornado Tweets Take Pulitzer Prize →
emptyage: The Mountain Goats: The Boys are Back...
The bagpipe is possibly the only musical instrument to have been labeled a tool...– John Metcalfe, on the fascinating (and on-going) war against bagpipes. (via theatlantic)