Speaking of sexy Sontag
magicmolly: Cool. Caleb Crain located the diary of one of Susan Sontag’s lovers, and read it alongside Sontag’s diary to find intriguing overlaps and antonymic accounts of specific events. It’s like the Mr. & Mrs. Bridge books, but IRL and with lesbians! Susan!
My Top 5 Artists (Week Ending 2008-12-21) →
The Tallest Man on Earth (36) Fleet Foxes (30) Frightened Rabbit (28) Neil Young (26) Otis Redding (21) Imported from Last.fm Tumblr by JoeLaz
Packing my duffel
Friends Sarah, James, and Oliver announce the launch of their TDAR Summer Camp: The Future School for Old Ideas. “While all activity at the camp works toward a certain ‘repetitionsasthetik,’ a passionate attachment to the past-tense, the already-done and the has-been, the educational program nevertheless situates itself within the vanguard. Reenactment has become something of...
Also: nice cheese (imported brie, aged cheddar), good drink (microbrews, wine that cost more than 10 dollars, orange juice not-from-concentrate), various obscure gifted jams (pepper jelly, that raspberry champagne jam), leftover homemade popcorn tesslynch: Binge-Eat As If You Were At Your Parents House, AT HOME you’ll need: * to have secretly gotten stoned beforehand * variety pack of sugary...
drned: Bruce Springsteen “Thunder Road”
you know what's great about menthol cigarettes?...
Talking with Dan
me: any luck with making friends with the girl?
Dan: nah not really
she's one of these weirdos
nah she's cool
but takes her job v. seriously
which is good probably
i can't believe i'm at the point in my life where i'm in the "job" peer group
Dan: effing unbelievable
that word makes me cringe
i want to be a hobo
My kids will live in a world without Comic Sans.– Hipster Runoff (via allisonweiss)
Lil’ Wayne - Let the Beat Build This song...
radarchive: copycats: ?D.A.N.C.E.? by Get...
On the dangers of coffee
magicmolly: “It is a sacred duty for all the fathers and mothers of the world to forbid coffee to their children with great severity, if they do not wish to produce dried-up little monsters, stunted and old before they are twenty.” ––Brillat-Savarin
You know what's a huge fucking turn off?
frangry: A bad speller. Also: comma misuse, incorrect capitalization, overuse of ellipses, overzealous and unironic deployment of internet acronyms, refusing to use contractions in an effort to sound smarter. And so, so much more.
There is a character in True Grit named Mexican Bob.
regarding the brain of others
oomb: I picked up Susan Sontag’s newly published diaries (Reborn: Journals & Notebooks, 1947-1963), and started reading last night at Stumptown (while also imagining my future married life with the girl behind the counter). What I’ve learned so far is this: little Susie Sontag was a smart banana. Here she is writing on September 10th, 1948, about Andre Gide: “Gide and I have attained such...
My dad just handed me a video cassette that said, in my own 12-year-old handwriting, “LIZ’S TAPE NO ONE ELSE USE.” I was immediately fearful that it was some kind of horrifying pre-adolescent video confessional, but I should have known myself better: it’s the Marx Brothers’ A Day at the Races, taped off of TMC…. followed by West Side Story.
From 50 Things We Know Now (We Didn’t Know This Time Last Year): 2008 Edition: 2. Two pounds of a dried plant that turned out to be the oldest marijuana in the world was discovered in a 2,700-year-old grave in the excavated Yanghai Tombs in the Gobi Desert. The cannabis was found near the head of a blue-eyed, 45-year-old shaman among other objects intended for use in the afterlife. 5....
sybaritic: mark ronson’s specific brand of...
Mirah - Monument Benja introduced me to this song...