The notion of sending and getting brief updates to and from dozens or thousands...– — Stop the World, George Packer
Children of Klassytown, The Striptacular $5 all-you-can-eat chicken buffet...– This is the body an email I received this morning from my friend Nathan in San Francisco. Sometimes, I really miss that town.
We’re freaks, that’s all. Those two bastards got us nice and early and made us...– Franny and Zooey, J.D. Salinger (via nevver)
I remember walking across Sixty-second Street one twilight that first spring, or...– Joan Didion, Goodbye to All That
If you want worthwhile messages in your inbox, the value of being...– The 4 Big Myth of Profile Pictures.
But the danger of hunger-crazed mobs never came up after the 2004 Pacific...– via The Awl
This “change-yourself-to-fit-in” advice has been given to pretty...– Jezebel’s response to Clay Shirky’s response.
Just one of the advantages of being a dude
Although a nude centerfold might not kill a female politician’s career, it would most certainly prompt questions about her character. Was she unacceptably promiscuous? Did she have a wild, compromising youth? While we scoff at the exploits of young men─they’re allowed to be “footloose and carefree”─women are rarely afforded that luxury. For Brown, who just turned 50,...
We have to get this really, really right.– The NYT is going to start charging for content. Giving readers a healthy headstart to get used to the idea — and to allow for other sites such as Boxee, maybe Hulu, to also begin charging for content — is smart.
Very rapidly, President Obama needs to come to terms with the idea that the...– via Marginal Revolution
But right now, it feels kind of like an icky fetishization of difference to...– On Jersey Shore via The Awl