I know a guy, a serious reporter and a grown adult, who, when he finds out that...– The Joys of Blocking People | The Awl (via felixsalmon) <3
I would tell people: ‘Some day I’m going to have grandkids, and I’ll want to...– Nathaniel Borenstein, The Email Attachment Turns 20 (via nevver)
A friend is talking about moving to Santa Monica
allupinmymindgrapes: She may as well be moving to Canada. Gurl, does that mean one of us has to buy a flat screen TV?!
When you’re young, you look at television and think, There’s a conspiracy. The...– Steve Jobs [Wired] (via producermatthew)
We are now living in a time in which the first generation in history that never...– Study finds link to socially aggressive narcissism (via nevver)
Oh, How Pinteresting!: Updated Pinterest Terms →
Search is just about retrieving information. Actually answering subjective...– The Case Against Google (via The Awl)
How One Response to a Reddit Query Became a Big... →
Now, in response to The_Quiet_Earth’s question about time-traveling marines, Erwin started typing. He posted his answer in a series of comments in the thread. Within an hour, he was an online celebrity. Within three hours, a film producer had reached out to him. Within two weeks, he was offered a deal to write a movie based on his Reddit comments. Within two months, he had taken a leave from his...
Tony Soprano owns his world. Walter White is merely renting his. Sorry, bitch.– Sloane Crosley on ‘The Greatest TV Drama of the Past 25 Years: The Sopranos v. Breaking Bad.’
The absolute last resort is solving something with money. Very often, that turns...– Lionsgate Films COO Joe Drake • During a discussion of how the studio managed to make a summer blockbuster, “The Hunger Games,” without breaking the bank in the process. The departing film executive sat down the Huffington Post’s Ron Dicker to discuss how Lionsgate managed to make a movie expected...
Appoint yourself captain of the neighborhood watch. Don’t set it up with the...– How to Get Away With Murder and Other Things the Killing of Unarmed Black Teen Trayvon Martin Teaches Us. If you want to kill someone and get away with it, tell the police that he attacked you. Tell them you stepped out of your SUV, because you wanted to look at the name of the street you were on....
To maintain my figure, I eat only half portions of any food, always arranging it...– The New Yorker’s Paul Rudnik on Stylish French Women. Did I mention the picture accompanying the piece has a woman wearing a striped tank, holding a cigarette, waving an Hermès silk scarf and has hairy pits? Someone said somewhere online that you can’t read the New Yorker and read...
I so cannot answer that question. I’m in a franchise.– Jennifer Lawrence (via goldenfiddle)
newyorker: Still Moving: Photographers’ Music Videos When the photographer Roger Ballen’s video for “I Fink U Freeky,” by Die Antwoord, came out earlier this month, I watched it over and over again, amazed by how it brought his still images to life while also conveying the personality of the band. It got me thinking about other video collaborations between photographers and musicians, some of...
Stanton (who also nixed all mentions of his Pixar work in the teaser for fear...– The Inside Story of How John Carter Was Doomed by Its First Trailer — Vulture This is an amazing story about creative hubris and I strongly recommend that you read it. (via perpetua) Very interesting piece on the film which was, it hurts to admit, terrible.
A reader lives a thousand lives before he dies. The man who never reads lives...– George R.R. Martin (via sirmitchell) WORD, now hurry up with the Winds of Winter.
Oh, Spoon. I’ve missed you guys.