hooker - written all over her.– mom, whose hooker-detection abilities, I found, are just as good as mine
Back to school beard - not safe for work!
The Dancing Plague of 1518 was a case of dancing mania that occurred in Strasbourg, France (then part of the Holy Roman Empire) in July 1518. Numerous people took to dancing for days without rest. The outbreak began in July 1518, when a woman, Frau Troffea, began to dance fervently in a street in Strasbourg. This lasted somewhere between four to six days. Within a week, 34 others had joined, and...
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Chicks who dig home runs aren’t the ones who appeal to me. I think there’s...– Ichiro, from this good article from the NYT.
If you get the sense that I am very pleased with these reviews and assured in my pre-judgment of Inglorious Basterds, you’re right.
“Tarantino has become an embarrassment: his virtuosity as a maker of images has been overwhelmed by his inanity as an idiot de la cinémathèque.”(The New Yorker)
“The sentence is indicative of both Tarantino’s failure as a filmmaker and Inglourious Basterds‘ failure as a film…Tarantino’s film is a bit of shallow propaganda, promoting not some totalitarian ideology but a worldview in which cool trumps consequence, nothing is real, and everything is permitted. If there’s any justice in the world, it’s a vision viewers everywhere will vehemently...
Team-Color Bud Cans Leave Colleges Flat
So our generation might be dumb/uninformed/over-medicated/what have you, but for college administrators to contend that the team-color beer cans being sold near campuses will contribute to underage and binge drinking, is selling us all a bit short. College kids like beer. What gets slapped on the can really doesn’t matter to them as long as the beer is cheap and tastes watered-down (oops,...
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Not safe for new student week Not safe for you Not safe for Betty Not safe for Drew Not safe for Davy Not safe for Tom Not safe for your roommate Not safe for your Mom Not safe for anyone This is what they’ll say But come this year September You’ll go drinking anyway
thunder rumbles up here as we were about to go to the pool. hot hot hot
I was friends with Jay Gatsby. I also knew Daisy Buchanan. We called her DB...– grandfather, over lunch, joking around
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List of fictional works in Gargantua and... →
On a lighter note…
As the Arctic winds blew unobstructed across the lake, many in the army and...– Wikipedia sometimes captures events quite poetically, like the Great Siberian Ice March. Or maybe it’s just history.