generallyspecific: Home movies #2: Colour Roll Super 8mm. More footage from this past summer in New York and the English Countryside.
generallyspecific: I shot a few rolls of Super 8mm film this past summer and finally got around to getting them processed and put on DVD. I really like how it came out. I threw a song on top of it as the film is silent, otherwise, it is completely unedited. Song: Sigur Ros - Untitled 4 Little brother.
“He said, the trouble with the world was…” She had to stop and think. “The trouble with the world was,” she continued hesitantly, “that people were still superstitious instead of scientific. He said if everybody would study science more, there wouldn’t be all the trouble there was.” “He said science was going to discover the basic secret of...
You use the bathtub like other people have friends.– Merlin Mann on John Roderick’s bathtub use, Roderick on the Line ep. 15, “Covered in Sauce”
STOP I LOVE YOU
Community: Season 2 Episode 13
Abed: Do you think bees eat their own honey?
Troy: I'm sure they've at least tasted it.
P. F. Chang's China Bistro
Yelping With Cormac McCarthy: Emeryville, CA Cormac M. | Author | Lost in the chaparral, NM Two stars. You think that I am petty. You think that I am self important. I am nothing. I am a vessel. I am a crucible in which truth resides for a brief instant. I hear the stillsmall voice of God and I bow before it in ecstasy and He speaks not in the obscenity of man’s tongue but in stars torn from...
This article on life in Gaza and how it’s affected by military drones is fascinating and terrifying enough, but in combination with this speculative piece on local police/administrators having drone access in the US it’s even more worrying. Tazers, pepper-spray, or legal frameworks getting abused by local law enforcement is one thing, but when it’s military drone usage...
Just found myself angry at a guy on the internet who was angry that other people on the internet were angry but for the wrong reasons. I miss the Icelandic wilderness.
Personally I blame the 8 maids a-milking.
STORY: James Franco Unable To Understand Why Ryan...
girl-detective: NEW HAVEN, CONNECTICUT—Hollywood star and ridiculously accomplished renaissance man, James Franco, expressed confusion this Wednesday as to why his famous peer, actor Ryan Gosling, was the subject of an increasingly absurd internet meme that relies on images of Gosling paired with academically inclined pick-up lines. “It just doesn’t make sense,” said the befuddled 32-year-old...
I don’t even know what I want to look at most days ending and beginning the day...– The Condition: The Eye That Never Blinks
The Year I Learned to Love Zooey Deschanel (and... →
I’m on a streetcar home and dusk is settling in. We pause by a baseball field, waiting for a traffic-light to change. The field’s lights are already on, making edges seem all the darker. It’s empty, dewy, and beautiful, and seems so full of promise, as empty sporting venues always seem to. A dog appears on the furthest edge - left outfield? - and lopes into the light. He’s...
Death is certain, replacing both the siren-song of Paradise and the dread of...– Christopher Hitchens
The Verge Forums: Horseshit →
This is about tech-punditry and elitism and is being linked to by everyone right now. Including me.
Explore Sources: A New Feature to “Show Our Work”... →
So we made a special feature we’re calling Explore Sources. To try it, click the “ON” button next to “Explore Sources” at the beginning of the article. Words and phrases throughout the piece will turn yellow. Click these yellow highlights to see the portion of the source document from which Marshall got that fact. Propublica’s added a feature to show the source for their information for...
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Yelping With Cormac: Natomas - Sacramento, CA Cormac M. | Author | Lost in the chaparral, NM Four stars. I am going to remove a star, he said. Please don’t mister. Don’t move. It’s better if you don’t move. Please. It’s important you know why. Do you understand why this is happening? Oh God. It is because I clearly shared with you my condition. I cannot countenance gluten. And yet I...
girl-detective replied to your post: jorshuwah replied to your post: I know you’re… Are we talking American dollars or Canadian dollars? Because that extra 4 cents might make a difference. I hate every single one of you people.