100 Interviews: Woman in Comedy: A really scary... →
gabydunn: Part of me thinks it’s too soon to be writing about this because I don’t think I’ve completely processed how I feel, but I also think maybe this has happened to other women and I should talk about it in as raw a way as possible. I’m still really embarrassed and ashamed and garbled…
“The karmic load of killing one rabbit and one yak are the same: one life,” he said. “But you can feed a lot more people with a yak.”
Political correctness: a delusional doctrine which holds forth the proposition...– Texts from John Jaso that are too long to tweet.
We need Melissa Harris-Perry and we need Cornel West, what we don’t need is ad...– The Crisis of the African-American Intellectual: What’s to Be Learned From the Cornel West v. Melissa Harris-Perry Debate by Mark Sawyer [Huff Post] (via thenoobyorker)
'We message on Facebook but in-person I'm awkward... →
To My Twenties by Kenneth Koch
How lucky that I ran into you When everything was possible For my legs and arms, and with hope in my heart And so happy to see any woman— O woman! O my twentieth year! Basking in you, you Oasis from both growing and decay Fantastic unheard of nine- or ten-year oasis A palm tree, hey! And then another And another—and water! I’m sill very impressed by you. Whither, Midst...
Maud Newton QNA w/ the Situation
Do you think of yourself as writing for a definite audience? If so, how would you describe this audience? Would you say that the audience for serious American writing has grown or contracted in the last ten years? I can’t write creatively at at all if I think about readers en masse. I do tend to keep one person in mind while I’m working on a story or (personal) essay. Sometimes this person is a...
On Facebook Targeted Ads
journalofajournalist: Interesting advertising sidenote. I recently changed my Facebook interface language to Spanish. Within 24 hours, my targeted sidebar ads turned into promotional advertisements for socialist political parties and luxury sweatpants. Hmm.
seen my phone?