The grass is always more personally fufilling
“Man, it’s a beautiful day out there, isn’t it?” one of us will say. “Wish I was working out there rather than in here. We only get 3 days of heat a year and we sit here in air-conditioning, unable to even enjoy it.” We’ll all nod our agreement, mutter, around the water cooler. “Proper work, you know? Making something with your hands. Manual labour....
Most fast-food restaurants used to design their chairs to be uncomfortable to ensure customer throughput, the theory being that once a customer has purchased a meal they’re unlikely to buy more and should be given no incentive to stick around - the opposite, in fact. Now, with the number of laptops around and the ability to charge for Wifi access, they’ve had to remove all this...
Tumblr Follow Friday
The following took place between the hours of 2200 and approximately 2341 BST 26/06/2009. I’ve removed the reblogging format because, truth be told, I hate it. Follow these gentlemen, on Tumblr, Twitter and, if you can, in real life. Do not, I repeat, do not ‘like’ this. Instead go follow them. weselec: I hate the term ‘butt hurt’. sloganeerist: Sounds like...
GemCraft - chapter 0 →
A Flash game which combines bits of Desktop Tower Defense with gem crafting and spells. Yeah. Put aside a few hours.
Oh suuure. Rich white lady dies and the media is all over it. What if this was a...– source: reddit via dailymeh
My dad has never been a fan of Michael Jackson. He is, was and always will be a Stones / Dylan man. But when the first of my younger brothers was born and my mom chose the first name ‘Michael’, my father fought tooth and nail to have him named Michael Jackson Bateman. He didn’t succeed fully - my younger brother escaped with simply Michael Jack Bateman. Thank you for that and...
delgrosso: A birthday message for my good friends Ryan and Simon. I’m getting on a plane right now, Tony. They won’t even find your body, man.
Joe Strummer and the Mescaleros - “Mondo...
So… who wants to make out with me a little?
I’m off on holiday. There’s some money in the cookie jar and Mrs Muffins will be over to check on you. Remember to feed the fish and I swear to God, Internet, if your mother and I hear anything about any parties you’ll be so grounded your grandchildren will never see daylight. Peace.
It was at that moment that I understood, more fully than ever before, why...– Dubious Quality: A Lesson In Revolutionary Politics From Video Games via deplorableword / infovore
"A shoal of disappointments"
Soko - “I’ll never love you...
Her: So I’ve got a pole-dancing class tonight! Me: O…kay. Her: It’s only an hour but it’s supposedly very tiring. Me: Working… working the pole is tiring? Her: Yes. But there’s 5 of us, so we’ll take it in turns. Me: On the pole. Her: Sure. And then- Me: Okay, you, you need to give me a minute here.
A flowchart to determine if you should break up... →
Gratuitous self-link →
BoingBoing is all ‘oh look at teh syncmanised fireflies’ and I’m all like ‘IT’S BEEN DONE, BRO, WHATEVS’.