Bin Laden captured?
tanya77: You fucking nailed it, EG. LET IT BE KNOWN. I always suspected I’d learn of the death of Osama Bin Laden from the woman who once played Mallory Keaton.
Lyle murmured that women had as much right to use sex to get ahead...– Dawn Powell, The Locusts Have No King (1948)
"Also because shut up. It’s okay for people to... →
Kathy Cacace, recommended to us all by Sarah long ago and now a must-read in the RSS carousel, says in the link above what I was trying to say here about why it’s okay to watch the royal wedding, only she does it funnier and with more panache. (I meant to say something about narrative too! About this being the continuation of a story we’ve been told since we were young, and about my...
Things I Learned While Watching The Royal Wedding
There are trees in Westminster Abbey! (Some guests likely had “diabolical view” written on their invitation.) Elton John looks as awkward singing in church as the rest of us. My husband knows all the words to “Jerusalem.” Kate’s gonna stick with that full circle liquid eyeliner, isn’t she? The Queen does not have someone hold her mints and tissues and mace...
Famous People I've Passed In Revolving Doors
Today’s addition to this list: Ann Coulter. Am I a bad person if I say I pushed a little harder in the hopes that the door might clip the back of her heel?
Record Haul No. 10
Laura Nyro - The First Songs Laura Nyro - New York Tendaberry Heavy Metal: Music From The Motion Picture The Virtuoso Oboe Vol. 3 Tom Verlaine - S/T April Wine - Stand Back The Move - Shazam “Where would your Betty Davis be?” I clutch a dusty Best of Sam & Dave and wonder if it’s better than other best ofs. “I assume you don’t mean the actress?” ...
Ess Ell You Tea
Tracie: WAIT HOLD ON DID YOU SEE THAT HANSON COVERED “HELLO IT’S ME” ON DANCING WITH THE STARS LAST NIGHT? Me: Oh my god I don’t know if I’m ready for this. Tracie: Time out, false alarm. It was the Lionel Richie song. I need to finish investigating these things before I fired up the all caps. Me: Hahahha okay. That makes more sense. Also, I saw nothing about it on...
I can’t blame modern technology for my predilection for distraction, not...– Colson Whitehead, Better Than Renting Out A Windowless Room: The Blessed Distraction Of Technology
December 18, 1992
Jim Bob, Fruit Bat, and I all have a surprise for you. We’re moving in together. I know it’s sudden, but we’re expecting company in a few hours. The house is lovely, although it’s an apartment, rather a flat in the center of Birmingham. The Wonder Stuff all know us too. Miles is a particularly good friend of ol’ JIm. Then Pop Will Eat Itself and Ned’s Atomic...