THINGS I CAN DO WITH MY NEW MACBOOK PRO
1. See how little money there is in my bank account. 2. Take a thousand pictures of myself looking at my computer 3. Zoom in and out of this webpage using the touchpad thing. 4. Post to tumblr NOT using my blackberry. 5. Use it for like 6 hours without plugging it in. 6. Make pointless lists like this one. 7. Open it and close it. 8. Apply for jobs. Real ones. 9. Send out headshots and...
Immature poets imitate; mature poets steal.– T.S. Eliot, 1920
You cannot deal with the most serious things in the world unless you understand...– Winston Churchill
Imagination is more important than knowledge.– Albert Einstein
My friend Perez opened this restaurant in... →
A writer never forgets the first time he accepted a few coins or a word of...– Carlos Ruiz Zafon, in the first paragraph of The Angel’s Game
Tumblr on my bberry isn’t letting me edit my post about the canadian ladies’ hockey team… I got the copy from gawker, and always try to cite my sources. http://gawker.com/5481484/world-aghast-at-routine-drunkeness-of-canadas-olympic-heroines
The Resurgence of Leonard Cohen's "Hallelujah" →
A brilliant profile of the gentleman that used to... →
School Lunches in France: Nursery School Gourmets →
wideeyedhippiechild: On Mondays, the menus are also posted on the wall outside every school in the country. The variety on the menus is astonishing: no single meal is repeated over the 32 school days in the period, and every meal includes an hors d’oeuvre, salad, main course, cheese plate and dessert. There is more: the final column in the brochure carries the title “Suggestions for the...
Momofuku milk bar has new softserve flavors!
Red Velvet Cake, Carrot Cake, and Cream Cheese Frosting. Ohmygod delicious?
The plight of the female chef, from Gastronomica →
This email was passed on to me today- it originated from a very smart summer camp friend, and this project he’s working on sounds amazing. Please help, it’ll take 2 seconds and won’t result in you receiving a thousand facebook notifications, so no harm to you at all Chris: Hello! A couple of my friends and I are in the process of starting a non-profit business aimed at using...
Man Killed by Falling Branch in Central Park....... →
“From what we can see on the security tape, it was a team of people that did it...– Public Affairs Director Erin Hogan, commenting on the fact that a wall of the new ‘Modern Wing’ of the Art Institute of Chicago has been tagged. It is heartening to know that the art institute is ‘doing business.’ That attitude is why I only go there on free day. (via jacobsknabb) (via nbclocal)
We are all alone, born alone, die alone, and — in spite of True Romance...– Hunter S. Thompson, The Proud Highway: Saga of a Desperate Southern Gentleman, 1955-1967 (via ihatethismess) (via cocknbull) (via nattyboo) (via demurecure)
Oh, G train...
It is snowing inside the train station through the sidewalk grates in the ceiling. I am very much looking forward to the springtime.
Something I am tired of:
Dear NY Times,
Politics aside, please back off Governor Patterson. It’s just starting to seem mean, and also like you’re grasping at straws. .
1. Apparently the NYPD isn’t that into the idea of you petting their drug sniffing dogs when they’re sitting next to you on the L in the middle of the night. Who knew? The dog was cute. He looked like he wanted to be pet. Whatev. 2. The guy next to me at the bar just ordered 2 shots of “satan’s blood”, which he described as jack, jaeger, and grenadine. He said he read...
The great artists are going to be the great negotiators.– Jeff Koons