I don’t understand anything. I’m going to bed and hoping everything makes more sense tomorrow.
Surprise and Delight: Serendipity and Digital Life →
redmolly: Serendipity is a lovely word and a lovelier concept. I don’t know about you, but I don’t have nearly enough serendipity in my life, possibly (but not definitely) because I spend so much of my life online. So this post on serendipity by Eric Reiss got my brain all fired up and going in a million… My friends are so much better at articulating what I think that I’m just...
MARK YOUR CALENDARS. My 43rd birthday, May 5, 2018, will be a reenactment of Hunter S. Thompson’s seminal work, “The Kentucky Derby Is Decadent And Depraved”, plus a motorcycle trip down the backroads of southern Indiana, culminating in the 144th running of the Kentucky Derby. I hope you’ll join me.
Sometimes I go weeks and weeks and weeks, I don’t need a boop from anybody. And...– RotL Ep. 70: “Bad Cop, Worse Cop, Man In Bathrobe” (via roderickin) This was my favorite episode of ROTL in a long time. I mean, they’re all great, but this one was special.
The Internet is Eating Me: To A Fishstick Dying... →
jimmymarks: As we near the inevitable conclusion of You Look Nice Today, my feelings become too much to bear. And when that happens, you get poetry. What follows is my lament for one of the greatest podcasts of all time. Where now is Tang Tang and rider, my son? When comes the train to Dubai? Where is… You Look Nice Today was the first — no, second —...
elizabayne: To make others less happy is a crime. To make ourselves unhappy is where all crime starts. We must try to contribute joy to the world. That is true no matter what our problems, our health, our circumstances. We must try. I didn’t always know this, and am happy I lived long enough to find it out. - Roger Ebert
analogp asked: Re: Walmart -- You hate them but have no money? Compromise by stealing.
Holy crap. 1993 might as well be called “The Year Jason’s Interest In Music Peaked”. So many great albums came out that year, and it occurs to me as 38 approaches that I’ve been listening to them for more than half the time I’ve been on this earth. To wit, the 20 albums I listened to most 20 years ago and still enjoy: Brad, Shame The Breeders, Last Splash Blues...
You can keep your college basketball. I am the National Champion of Opening My Big Dumb Mouth And Straining Relationships. Call me the King Of Assholes.
Seems like I was having a bad day yesterday and pissed off a bunch of people I care about (hell, for the past week, I guess). I’m sorry, real-life and Internet pals. Depression is a motherfucker, and I lashed out. I’ll try not to let it happen again.
Stupid Blog for Jerks: Ramblings of Joshua Murphy:... →
joshuamurphycomedy: This is something I posted on Facebook today: I rarely post anything on here. Honestly, I don’t think it does anything or means much, except maybe reaffirm that you exist and that you have some peripheral friends that also like [insert obscure band], probably Neutral Milk Hotel. However, I feel… My pal Josh is a smart, smart man. I enjoy his comedy, but he’s...
Look, I don’t shop at Walmart because I want to. I despise the store and nearly everyone who walks through its doors. But I’m poor. I’m drawing unemployment, because I can’t find a company willing to pay me a living wage to make them better. I’d love to be a full-time roaster of coffee, but it doesn’t (yet) pay the myriad bills I’ve racked up trying to...
Justice Kagan: Mr. Cooper, could I just understand your argument. In reading the briefs, it seems as though your principal argument is that same-sex and opposite — opposite-sex couples are not similarly situated because opposite-sex couples can procreate, same-sex couples cannot, and the State’s principal interest in marriage is in regulating procreation. Is that basically correct?
Mr. Cooper: I — Your Honor, that’s the essential thrust of our — our position, yes.
SPRINGTIME FOR HITLER
Yeah I’m amazed at the way the days just slip on by so fast Like ten thousand...– Slobberbone, “Lazy Guy”
Jason Molina, the songwriting force behind... →
thisistheglamorous: abloodymess:lizardsqueezings Goddammit. Jason & I ran in loosely overlapping circles when he lived in Bloomington in the ’90s, and we had a few nice conversations over the years.
The sound is terrible, but I’m stunned at how good the video from the Canon Powershot G15 can be.
I don’t care what you think. The Old 97’s are the greatest live band in America, and if you disagree, you’re a tin-eared suckfish.
Baldwin’s Beans is down for a few days while I move from Shopify to Squarespace Commerce. Finally have a reason to use Squarespace and patronize Lil’ Ryan. Huzzah!