Household: A Haiku Written on the Sides of...
Tiki mugs and frames. Todd/Patti/Joni/Alex. Fragile: Tchotchkes.
How 'Try A Little Tenderness' Got Its Soul (And... →
The only version of this song you ever need to listen to is Otis doing it live in Paris. HOLY.
How You Gonna Keep 'Em Down: I think it might have... →
meghanagain: I think it might have been the clock radio DJ who got it in my head, between back-announcing and pattering off a list of late-night television guests, “It’s hot out there today. Take care of each other.” Which he might have not said exactly, maybe it was, “Look out for each other,” or “Keep an eye… I have started and stopped writing something about how people act in this...
A summer dress looks best either with sneakers, sandals, flip-flops or, ideally,...– Geoff Dyer, The perfect summer dress
[T]hat is one of the great things about loving bands, music or movies. Sometimes...– Cameron Crowe (via pulmyears)
... Stupefaction ...: Exclusive: Godlis photos... →
Godlis was at the Patti Smith Castle Clinton show this past Thursday taking photographs. (Godlis is the one responsible for my favorite Patti Smith photograph.)
I’m too old for this sitting-on-the-ground business.– Tracie Masek, 29, her flask of whiskey tucked safely away. (Bittersweet Feeling Among Fans Awaiting Final ‘Harry Potter’ Film - NYTimes.com) Attagirl.
I could explain my whole life away →
Four years ago, I tried to parse my love for “Friday Night Lights.” So I draw parallel lines. Homecoming, autumn, screen doors, ribbons, fences, floats, facepaint, football = home. But, really? It’s not home; it’s just a television show. And that was before the mother-daughter talk. I know there’s a lot of hype flying around about this show right now in the...
When Rick wins a surf contest at a local artificial wave pool, he skips college...– Paris Review – The Burden of Home, Aaron Gilbreath The fact that this appeared today on the Paris Review website makes me feel completely intellectual for spending a good five minutes in a bar this past Friday trying to remember the name of this movie and its main actors before shout-slurring...
The Thing That Led Me To Here
1. I open my RSS feed reader and click on a reflective 90s Woman post about the late Daniel Fidler. 2. I see the name Jim Greer (writer/former Guided By Voices member). 3. I remember Jim Greer once wrote about his visit to my hometown radio station. 4. I search the Spin archives and find the article Jim Greer wrote about his visit to my hometown radio station. 5. I find the following line:...
I was rejected by the ‘alternative crowd’ at school, or so I assumed by their...– The Blogger Bebe Zeva Is Featured in a Video - NYTimes.com Okay so we’re going to talk about this. I’m not going to criticize Ms. Zeva personally. First of all, she’s only 18. I recently decided to stop getting upset by the words or actions of anyone under the age of 25....
Things That Have Recently Made My Husband Shout At...
1) The mysterious abundance of flies having sex in our kitchen. 2) Wimbledon. 3) The MicroTouch Max. “It’s NOT a LASER! It’s JUST A LIGHT!”