what, exactly, constitutes a “maintenance emergency”?
I have so much to say to you. I want to begin at the beginning, because that is...– my favorite book. Extremely Loud & Incredibly Close by Jonathan Safran Foer (via gandhilove) (via cingcang-keling11) (via loveyourchaos)
Nine of the Most Amazing Bookstores in the World... →
added to places to go on my trip.
Girls on Film: Ellen Page, Gender, and Cinematic... →
i’m hanging out with gopher and watching television. there’s usually three episodes of grey’s anatomy (pausing for judgment) — but after those end, this show called “wife swap” comes on. usually when grey’s ends and this awful show begins, i change the channel as quickly as possible. i’m not one for reality tv— not to knock it entirely, it...
putting together my scholarship proposal is becoming more challenging than i originally thought. i have no problem picking where i want to go— i can plan the trip no problem. what is becoming a problem is finding a unifying theme— besides personal enrichment. i want this trip to make me a world citizen. but somehow, no matter how creatively or eloquently i put that, i don’t...
5 Hardest Books To Read (That Are Totally Worth... →
or: what i’m doing with the rest of my summer
removed from skype. avoided on gchat. i mean it this time.
In case you missed it, Rachel Maddow's "Omission... →
thanks to MadScientist420, over at reddit. [r/politics]
and reddit prevails again...
“When your kids grow up they are going to be so powerfully confused at all of the neurotic immaturity they are surrounded with. They’ll end up being in the tiny elite that aren’t crippled with fear of their own genitals. Good job.” via otakucode —and— ”(…) I think that we need to get over ourselves. I had no attachment to my daughter’s...
stats final at 8am. sleeeeeeeep sara arrives at 3pm yaaayyy! full-length practice lsat from 6 to 10pm. :sigh: losing touch with sobriety at 10:15pm. finally.
CONFIRMATION BIAS--CONFIRMATION BIAS--CONFIRMATION... →
He has a point: Society teaches 'Don’t get raped'... →
prepare to smile. →
he-is-she-is-he: Don’t like gay marriage? Don’t get one. Don’t like abortions? Don’t get one. Don’t like drugs? Don’t do them. Don’t like sex? Don’t have it. Don’t like your rights taken away? Don’t take away anybody elses.
(from the Wikipedia article “Machiavellianism”) “Machiavellianism is also a term that some social and personality psychologists use to describe a person’s tendency to deceive and manipulate others for personal gain. In the 1960s, Richard Christie and Florence L. Geis developed a test for measuring a person’s level of Machiavellianism. This eventually became the...
The Independent (London); Science: Why Women... →
i just had a conversation with Hoj about whether or not 12:30 on a saturday is too early to order a cocktail (with lunch, at 411). we decided, “yes, it’s too early, you goddamn alcoholic.” just kidding. she told me to go for it.
Bobby Flay finally gets into blogging, and the... →
food consumption and expenditure around the world →
so i was a little behind schedule, but the first ride on the road bike (thank you, cooler weather) was a success. the perfect weather was the cherry-on-top of my afternoon realization that i haven’t forgotten how to ride a bike in the last year… and that riding a road-bike isn’t any harder than riding my old hybrid. ok— now i can use the weekend to catch up on fellowship...
Drowning Doesn’t Look Like Drowning →