This year's new romance doesn't seem to stand a...
zorica: Nancy Bielski to me after 11:30am class: “It’s so good to see you again. You look great, you’re beautiful. It’s really amazing, after all these years, you’re still doing it!” old old old old old old old old Beats dead dead dead dead dead dead dead. And you’re still amazing X 7 (please, I can’t type it out again)
88 min: Barcelona stroke the ball around the edge... →
God, that sounds porny.
GOAL! BARCELONA 1-0 INTER (AGG: 2-3) (PIQUE 84) Makeshift centre-forward Gerard Pique shows Zlatan how it’s done by turning on a sixpence with his back to goal, drawing Julio Cesar towards him and slotting the ball home from 12 yards.
AAAAAAAAAAAACK!! Halftime and it's 0-0... →
Can You Force Yourself To Dream? How to optimize... →
The only thing I want to learn while I’m sleeping is how not to drool on myself. Because I’m a classy kind of gal.
Large Protests Held in Spain in Support of Judge →
AP has a cooler slant: MADRID (AP) — Tens of thousands of people marched through Madrid and other Spanish cities Saturday in a boisterous show of support for a judge indicted on charges of abusing his authority by investigating atrocities committed during the civil war and the early years of Gen. Francisco Franco’s dictatorship. In the Spanish capital, demonstrators waved posters...
Spain Protests Against Franco-Era Immunity →
Fuck you very much, Reuters and The New York Times, but the core of the red hot anger of the protest is that the Supreme Court of Spain has been doing disgustingly dirty shit to prosecute Baltasar Garzon, the judge who tried to prosecute Pinochet, among other acheivements. Far right elements brought a case against Garzon, accusing him of “an assault on judicial independence”. One of...
should I join Twitter?
sheilamcclear: I hate Twitter, but I’m afraid not to join it. Everyone else at work is on it. I’m afraid of becoming incredibly lame posting things like, “bleeding from my eardrum—that normal?” or “running to a meeting! yipes! :) :)” Post something….YOU like…once a day. And stick to that.
If [problems like men’s preference for younger women and women’s limited window...– Noted, Meghan McArdle. But maybe it’s worth considering that “spending life alone” and “spending life unmarried” are not the same thing? Also, what is meant by “better?” I appreciated McArdle’s candor in this blog post, though, especially here: “My dating prospects did not dry up as I moved...
Soldiers in "WikiLeaks" Unit Apologize for... →
jhnbrssndn: azspot: We are both soldiers who occupied your neighborhood for 14 months. Ethan McCord pulled your daughter and son from the van, and when doing so, saw the faces of his own children back home. Josh Stieber was in the same company but was not there that day, though he contributed to the your pain, and the pain of your community on many other occasions. There is no bringing back...
Nothing Personal: King Soloman's answer would be:... →
What do you do when your choreographer wants you to lose more weight and your PT says he won’t work with you any more if you get any skinnier? I’m generally pretty good with the body-image thing. Fatter, thinner, I like my bod. It feels good when I touch it and dance it and clean it. So this… 90% of me says listen to your trainer. and the other 10% says ask around - a lot - and find a...
Yeah, team tampon!!! →
MY LIFE NOW HAS MEANING
A response to a post of mine from a few weeks ago: “Thanks for your vapid commentary. You’re really doing your part to help the cause”.
vruz: taking some time off, will interrupt the usual programming for a few days. see you in a little while, vruz que te descanses bien…te echaremos de menos, majo….
The dismal assault on Baltasar Garzón: the Spanish... →
“Thanks to Garzón, Spain became a symbol of justice for atrocity victims around the world. Now justice itself may be the victim in Spain.”
Argentinian court considers Spanish civil war... →
An Injustice in Spain →
Judge Baltasar Garzón, who over the last 15 years has attempted to prosecute Pinochet, has defended the rights of families of the “disappeared” in Chile and Argentina, and has agressively defended the Historic Memory Law in Spain so that families of Civil War victims can recover the bodies of their loved ones, will soon find himself on trial at the hands of far right elements in the...
My jaw is still slack. →
(via alexbalk) Got the title to your memoirs right there, honey.
feastingonroadkill: The Monkees: ‘You Just May...
You Talkin' to Me?: Hipster Blogger Amused by... →
Arikia Millikan, of this blog, who used to be known under a different name around some parts of Brooklyn, who also used to do a blog called Stuff Hipsters Don’t Like, if I remember correctly, is a Williamsburg resident who is currently blogging from… Haiti, which was just destroyed by a giant… Oh, keep reading, Sheila. It gets even worse: ...
MisterHippity: youngmanhattanite: ... I know this... →
youngmanhattanite: … I know this was posted just bait a reaction, but … well, what the hell. I’ll bite: Stefani Garmanotta (aka Gaga) composes her own songs, and is a talented pianist as well as singer. So she actually has more musical talent than just about every other Top 20 female pop… I’m with you here, Mr. H. McDonna on the other hand, has made a career out of her one...
MisterHippity: ... You know, I thought I’d seen... →
… You know, I thought I’d seen just about every useless angle used as an excuse to generate another piece about this whole Tiger Woods non-story, until I saw this piece by ESPN.com’s Rick Reilly. See, what makes this whole thing a non-story (obviously) is that Woods’ screwing around with a… Is “lesser golfer” an oxymoron?
For 134 years, geeky men with acne and prematurely aged women in spectacles have...– Pass notes No 2,757: Dewey Decimal System | Books | The Guardian (via raincoaster) Nerds? As an ex university part-time library drone, I can assure you that book elevators can be put to very good use. And you losers go there to read?