Notorious B.I.G. vs The XX
It was one of those things that happen that make you feel like the city is...– Excerpted from “My First New York,” memories of 30 notable New Yorkers after arriving in the city. I just ordered my copy today.
what we know today as "biebs"
“It’s a little-known fact that micromessaging service Bieber was not actually started by Justin Bieber. And it’s hard to believe that the middle-age pop singer (now 96), still going strong with his Las Vegas revue, was just 15 years old when he became an international superstar. He was the world’s biggest-selling recording artist in 2010, and apparently was a staple on...
One day, I was walking back to my dorm in a bad mood. I looked up and saw a man...– Don’t Talk to Strangers, a collection of anonymous journal entries collected from random people in person and online. (via coudal)
Summertime anthem #3 - “Winner,” by...
Muscles + gel + tanning bed = sex.
All the international cred the US earned by electing Obama is about to be negated by MTV, which is exporting its boozy, spray-tanned hit Jersey Shore abroad to more than 30 countries. via thedeadline/nytimes
The story’s not over yet.– Sergey Brin on Google and China, during a brief stopover at the New York Times offices on Monday.
The form seems to sing most when it’s about relationships and fashion....– Twitterfail.
You realize you’re daring me to do a post about what you’re working on, right?– Breaking the Story that Isn’t, David Carr
I knew that randomness would pay off for me one...
ConanOBrien: I've decided to follow someone at random. She likes peanut butter and gummy dinosaurs. Sarah Killen, your life is about to change.
LovelyButton (Sarah Killien): I knew that randomness would pay off for me one day.
via the magical world of Twitter.
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“This is not a human,” wrote BrokenGlasses, a user on Mop, a Chinese online forum. “I have no interest in spreading this video nor can I remain silent. I just hope justice can be done.” That first post elicited thousands of responses. “Find her and kick her to death like she did to the kitten,” one user wrote. Then the inquiries started to become more practical: “Is there a front-facing photo so...
Cant Get Next to You, Al Green.
The image of the brooding artist is compelling;... →
Piggybacking on the popularity of Unhappy Hipsters, a writer wonders whether its hip to be glum.
It was late at night and I had gotten caught out in the rain. I found you in a...– Food Missed Connections