Ugh, I wish I’d remembered how sad “Spider and I” always makes me feel before I posted it.
90: The 90 Most 90s People Ever 10-1
circumswoop: 10. John Grisham, class hack 9. Norm MacDonald, newsman 8. Matthew Perry, actor/inflector 7. Elizabeth Wurtzel, straight white girl 6. Hugh Grant/Elizabeth Hurley, Labradorman/assassin 5. David Carson, grunge artist 4. Ted Kaczynski, bomber/sartorialist 3. Claudia Schiffer, bb 2. Courtney Love, widow 1. David LaChappelle, maximalist So I have developed some weird kind of...
Please be excited for this brave new world. It’s going to be great.
Nothing to worry about.
“It’s not like these hordes of cicadas suck blood or zombify people,” says May Berenbaum, a University of Illinois entomologist. Adds Berenbaum, “Not that that’s something you should worry about. I can’t even imagine why I brought it up. Okay, gotta go!”
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Today on The Awl we are experimenting with subliminal messaging in an effort to get you to buy something. Can YOU tell what it is?
: Tsunamis, Gunshots and Black Swans →
paigeferrari: I feel funny writing about personal things, but the anniversary of the tsunami in Japan had me thinking a lot about loss, and the unexpected events that change our lives forever. 3/11 was such an emotional event, and remembering it now touches upon an unexpected event in my own life that is a bit…
I didn’t start feeling old until I saw the word “Jodeci.”
"You'll have several decades to sort out sex, but... →
The Next Generation Is Nipping At Your Heels
In about a decade—and maybe less— They’ll be there knocking hard against the door: The kids whose year of birth starts with “two-oh,” Convinced that it’s their time to take the floor. At first we’ll shake our heads in disbelief And then we’ll mock their raw, untutored ways And finally we’ll sit there in a daze, Our burning anger yielding thus to...
"We'll be your Christmas boyfriend." →
If “To all outward appearances State Deputy Vyacheslav Osipov seemed to be in an agreeable mood, except for the fact that he was dead,” isn’t the first line of a great novel, I don’t know what is.
Or maybe I'm the only one who still uses cash.
Am I the only one who has noticed that there seems to be a spate of crisp new $1 bills in circulation? And am I the only one who is sort of hesitant to spend those bills, using larger denominations if necessary rather than part with that fresh, clean paper? It’s okay if the answer is “yes,” I am just trying to gauge how big of a dork I am in relation to society at large.
Ugh, now I feel just like a Republican. FUCK YOU... →
"One second Nick Denton was naked in front of me... →
Do the math, people.