The Only Food Things I Don't Actually Like.
lazybookreviews: Butternut squash. Rosewater. Any dessert I’ve ever been offered in a Japanese restaurant. Raw onions. Quail (see any other game bird with small, fiddly bones.) So many otherwise very good Japanese restaurants in America do dessert poorly. Why is this? Also: all squash are awesome.
Obama rejects top lawyers' legal views on Libya →
wilwheaton: The growing controversy over President Obama’s illegal waging of war in Libya got much bigger last night with Charlie Savage’s New York Times scoop. He reveals that top administration lawyers — Attorney General Eric Holder, OLC Chief Caroline Krass, and DoD General Counsel Jeh Johnson — all told Obama that his latest, widely panned excuse for waging war without Congressional...
Things that Mattan sees around NYC & other places:... →
mattan: 1) everything that’s already in the world when you’re born is just normal; 2) anything that gets invented between then and before you turn thirty is incredibly exciting and creative and with any luck you can make a career out of it; 3) anything that gets invented after you’re thirty is… From the article:So people complain that there’s a lot of rubbish online, or that it’s...
Malki-in-progress !: Writing in dreams →
davidmalki: I took a nap and wrote a comic in my dream. It seemed like a great idea, a cracking script destined to be a classic. Of course, dream logic doesn’t necessarily hold in the light of day. But this time, when I woke up, I seized onto that script — “No,” I thought, “this one really IS good!” Here…
Malki-in-progress !: The haircut that made me cry →
davidmalki: Today it was time to get a haircut. I’m not sure why I have such mixed feelings about haircuts — I always come out of them looking and feeling better, and vowing to not wait so long next time, but then when “next time” rolls around it’s always weeks before I can be bothered. Weeks of horrible,… I have a feeling that not even that $80 haircut in Las Vegas would have been...
runawaypenguin: Ha. HAH. No. No I am not going to call your sister and explain to her how to set up an internet connection on the laptop that you bought her. Do that your own damned self. Manchild. I will definitely call your sister and explain to her how to set up an internet connection on the laptop that you bought her. My rate is $125/hour. It’s pro rata, of course, but there is...
emperorofnerds asked: clean is a relative term, what may be dirty to one isn't to another
Lazy Self-Indulgent Book Reviews: My Depressing... →
lazybookreviews: Sigh. Okay, here it is: Going forward, I am never again going to mock or discourage men who date and marry dippy chicks. Because when men who secretly WANT to be with dippy chicks instead date and marry their professional and intellectual equals, it seems to be a ticking fucking time bomb which… Interesting. I feel like I don’t know enough to agree or disagree.
First Lesson Learned At Driving School
lazybookreviews: My relentless desire to impress teenage boys has not actually waned since leaving high school.
Jim Lehrer’s MacNeil / Lehrer Editorial Guidelines. They are as follows: Do...– Jim Lehrer (link to the news today) [Covering Kennedy] (via nprfreshair)
Most body fluids, tissues, and organs—semen, blood, livers, kidneys—are highly...– Liquid Gold: The Booming Market for Human Breast Milk (via emptyage)
I want to convince you that irony, poker-faced silence, and fear of ridicule are...– David Foster Wallace (via falsettoclergy)