The Black and Gross
1 part Budweiser 1 part PBR 1 part Michelob Ultra 1 part Guinness to top it off
"The unsustainable is the only frontier you have.... →
ekstasis: — Bruce Sterling, Transcript of Reboot 11 speech, 25-6-2009 | Beyond The Beyond …I’ve been saying for a long time that we got lucky, living through this absurd recession. We got lucky because we got in early, right on the ground floor. We got lucky because this is the new normal. Do you own your own home? No? Good. Because in 5 years, nobody else will either. And it’s probably for...
Ekstasis: "[T]he shapes of doom that others shake... →
Mason: [laughs] I’m imagining The Odyssey set in Illinois—how the Trojan War would be a fight for one particular bit of plain amidst otherwise completely identical expanses of plain, and how that would add a sense of futility to Odysseus’s homeward journey—he weeps when he finally sets…
Just realized you can reblog without losing your...
Rondoh'd: Jeff Green and Nenad Krstic for Perkins... →
peterzebulon: The Celtic’s trade to the Thunder completely changes the composition of this Celtics team, from the top of the depth chart to the bottom. Here is that prospective depth chart, come the first round of the playoffs, with projected playoff minutes in parentheses… My brother Zeb runs down the Celtics-Thunder trade and what it all means.
Just because ... doesn't mean ...
is my least favorite sentence structure. It’s a grammatical anomaly, it’s weird and I don’t like it at all. Sentences can be reformulated with “The fact that…” or “Although…” in most instances. Nevertheless, I find myself using it with some regularity. Just because I don’t like it doesn’t mean I won’t use it.
The Awl ran a piece about Harris Dining Hall →
offthecan: Todd: “Cinnamon raisin? [Sarcastically] Thanks a lot.” Matt: “Sorry, dude. [Smugly spreads cream cheese on his everything bagel.] That was the only one left.” Group: [Uproarious laughter] Me: “Ha, Todd, he totally jayed you!” Dear Jews Who May Have Been Sitting Near Me And My Friends In Connecticut College’s Harris Dining Hall Fall Semester, 1989 I knew setting up that Google...
Chicken à l'Adobo
Ingredients: boneless chicken breast, garlic cloves (1-2), small white onion, canola or vegetable oil, Adobo powder, balsamic vinegar Chop the onions and garlic and simmer in oil. Clean the chicken and cut it into appropriate size pieces. Rub Adobo powder into each piece on both sides. Sauté the chicken breasts with the onions and garlic, flipping occasionally, until the chicken is no longer...
So this is pretty cool: Toogle takes a search... →
Rick slowly shows up, first by synecdoche (his hand), then by metonymy (the...– Umberto Eco on the character of Rick in Casablanca. I feel like Eco would love TV Tropes. (read the full article on JStor)
So I've been working on a new SGA website. →
I started at about 3PM this afternoon and I’ve pretty much worked straight through. Feels good to fuck around with PHP and CSS again.
The world is watching the situation in Libya with alarm. We join the...– United States Secretary of State Hillary Clinton (via taragiancaspro) I feel like we kinda missed the “thoughts and prayers” train, and we need to be getting on the “missiles and death robots targeted at those committing mass murder of innocents” train.
There are days when you wake up and look out the...
ryanhatesthis: and you know absolutely and unequivocally that you will fail at everything you will ever attempt. Keep on failing so you can fail bigger next time.
In closing, it all boils down to the fact that they COULD have done overhead...– LOLadelphia!: Honestly, who hasn’t confused Philadelphia with Cedar Rapids, Iowa? They show the PMA and the Philly skyline in a helicopter establishing shot in this movie. An establishing shot for Cedar Rapids. What the fuck?
Installed a bootleg French copy of THPS3 today.
Note to self: switch controls to xcv space plus arrow keys.
6 uses for binder clips
kevinnj: fosholola: stacymariiie: 1. BEER STACKER. 2. CABLE SORTE 3. IPOD DOCK 4. CUFF LINKS 5. TOOTHPASTE SQUEEZER 6. HOLDING YOUR ROLLED SLEEVES UP the things i find on tumblr are quite useful. Should be 7. You guys forgot “Condom” as a use. Also: zipper pull replacement. Got a yellow one hanging off my winter jacket.
The kind of kid who leaves the stickers on his new camera.