She had that mind-set,” he said. “She was loved by the gay community at Yale.– A Bush Daughter Backs Gay Marriage - NYTimes.com Cool.
So I had this friend who was an ex-con, and he was terrified of heights, but he...– Man outside of Shay’s. I love a good Greenpoint drunk.
When do you get sleep? I worry.– The man who runs the deli across from my apartment @ 4:34 am. I regularly purchase Smart water (because I secretly hope it will make me smarter) and pomegranate seeds from him… is that worrisome?
Josh: you need a boyfriend so you can make him do this http://www.queerty.com/how-do-we-get-pro-gay-straight-guys-to-come-out-as-allies-ball-em-20110128/
Me: Josh, why did i text that guy last sunday at all? and why did i invite him to LIZ PHAIR? ridiculous!
Josh: um, who cares. that was forever ago.
Me: prospects are dull
Josh: whats so wrong with liz phair anyway? i think its funny. if he doesnt, then he doesnt get it.
Me: well yeah, it's hilarious. youre right.
Josh: people who dont get it are the worst. he should think it was hilarious, too.
Me: some girl he made out with for four hours in the snow invited him to a liz phair concert. it's amazing. you're so right!
Josh: you need someone funny who gets it. and is hot. and has a little $ in the bank. and who isnt a complete mess.
Josh: messy and money are flexible. hot and funny are the only things that will keep your interest. thats all that matters.
Me: i guess it's time to care about htis egypt stuff now since it doesnt seem to be going away.
Josh: What stuff?
Me: Um, you know, the fact that the citizens are protesting against the government in the streets and getting shot at and tear gassed by the Egyptian military...
Josh: oh, that>
Me: that the government shut down THE INTERNET. it's kinda insane.
Josh: what do you want me to do about it?
Me: Nothing, obv. But i don't know if i can keep pretending it doesn't exist
Josh: well that's your problem...
Me: but anyway, egypt is really important to the us. they're one of our major allies in the peace treaty with israel. so we're supposed to care.
Josh: are you watching E news or something?
Me: NO. i'm literate, duh
Josh: so gawker then?
Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton, reading a prepared statement, called...– Mubarak Orders Ministers to Resign but Backs Armed Response to Egypt Protests - NYTimes.com
My calendar is run by a 13 year old girl
The next few events in my Blackberry are: 01/28: OMGGG Lulus dance party Ron + Mattison 01/29: Hobo thing Spencer and Willoughby 01/29: Chances with Wolves BYOB Bond St 01/30: Banjo/Bedford Lucky Dog xo 01/30: Dinner for Vick? Chocolate? Who writes this stuff?
Excuse me, Miss. I’ll buy you shit…… Wait. I’m sorry....– Some guy at the Pencil Factory, interrupting my book, and my full glass of bourbon. That is what it’s come to tonight. Last week I couldn’t understand why a guy wouldn’t buy me a drink. This week, I wish I could be left alone. Modern times.
The conversation with my brother that preceded an...
Me: I think I might be having a little bit of a breakdown. Like Jackson Pollock, but with less paint.
Darren: You know what you need? Cats.
Me: Seriously? Stella hates cats.
Darren: Meggie, what are you doing?
Me: Sitting at the Pencil Factory reading this book about a German-Jewish artist who died while four months pregnant at Auschwitz; A diarist, like Anne Frank, but with paintings and less talented PR people.
Darren: You need to read less depressing books. Like "Go Dog Go". Or a cat.
Me: Who I would name Charlotte Salomon.
I thought we were friends. I sent you a facebook invite and you didn’t...– One drunk to another at Shay’s Oh, Greenpoint. So harmless!
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jauntsetter: We hope you’re staying nice and warm - and maybe even have a snow day today! Regardless of whether you’re at work or at home, The New York Blood Center has unfortunately had to cancel many of its blood drives for the day, an occurrence that has taken place all too frequently over the past few couple of months due to the weather. Now, blood supply levels are at a critical low, and we...
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The sound of the snowplow going up and down my street is keeping me awake. Can I complain to 311 about this? And can I do it via twitter? I hate to be kept on hold.
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nanner: neonloneliness: alexandrahamilton: -bobella-: Classes I would take: Groceries 101 The US Postal Service: What the Fuck Is This Shit Sleeping at Night and Not Like a Vampire Getting Your Shit Together 251 Genius. Could we also add “Ironing: Why it’s the Worst” and… also maybe Why You should keep important documents in a safe place and remember where they are ...
I HAVE THE DAY OFF!
I’m going to go to Manhattan! I’m going to look at things and buy things. I’m going to take some trains and everything. It’s going to be great! (I’m also going to stop by Dandelion this afternoon to meet/ taste wine with a producer from Priorat… but that’s not really work, right? I love Priorat! I love wine! So it’s still a day off!)
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wordbrooklyn: This gives us display ideas… booksandbrews: “Washington and Jay-Z each married strategically. Beyoncé solidified Jay-Z’s crossover appeal. Martha bumped Washington up a tier in the social and economic hierarchy of the colonies—her fortune and station, in fact, helped enable George’s rise to power. The father of our country had at least 99 problems—bad teeth, legal disputes,...