Write to please just one person. If you open a window and make love to the...– Kurt Vonnegut (via dailybunch)
from dan clowes interview
How does it feel to have a career-defining monograph at this stage, some might say midway into your career? I’m certainly hoping to produce enough material to warrant a second volume, or at least an updated edition in 2035 (in gaseous form), though I must say the book feels a bit like the gold watch given to Edward G. Robinson at the beginning of Scarlet Street. FULL SCREEN
texts from scouts
“High foul ball into stands at college game. Ball hits concrete steps - ricochets and hits 80~ year old man in head. Many rush to his aid. He pauses, then yells (ball in hand), “It’s going to be a great week!!”
The greatest obituary ever. →
“Weary of reading obituaries noting someone’s courageous battle with death, Mike wanted it known that he died as a result of being stubborn, refusing to follow doctors’ orders and raising hell for more than six decades. He enjoyed booze, guns, cars and younger women until the day he died.”
One killed every half hour in Mexico drug-related... →
mindbabies: One person died in drug-related violence every half hour in Mexico last year, amounting to 48 executions per day on average, according to the Mexican Excelsior newspaper, a sign that the violence surrounding the country’s powerful cartels continues unabated. A total of 12,903 were murdered in the first nine months of 2011, Excelsior and other newspapers reported, sourcing data from...
'Cocktail Party Effect' Identified In The Brain
…not entirely sure my filter would work at this party… curiositycounts: Weaving your way through a crowded party, you spot an old friend. Despite the surrounding chatter you have no trouble filtering out the other voices to focus on her words alone. How the brain performs this trick, dubbed the “cocktail party effect” has been identified for the first time. The discovery could...
of course preachin’ blues is his favorite!
do these horns make you hungry too? is it an old...
journalofajournalist: What happens when Facebook expands into post-Castro Cuba and post-Kim North Korea?
(Craigslist) help wanted ad: Cubs bullpen position →
seriously Via @pkmonagan Wrigleyville.