The second measure passed into law Tuesday protects doctors from malpractice...– “Strict Abortion Measures Enacted in Oklahoma” by James C. McKinley Jr., The New York Times
Katie West: Dear Patrick. →
When I was in my first year of university, and living in residence, my roommate (who was also my girlfriend) and I were complete shut-ins, and hated everyone. We were considered to be “strange” because we didn’t leave our door open and our music blasting and maybe one time some people on our floor…
My Top 5 Artists (Week Ending 2010-4-25) →
Bad Religion (82) The Beatles (28) Lykke Li (24) Wild Beasts (21) Caribou (18) Imported from Last.fm Tumblr by JoeLaz
Hilary M— is graduating from UBC this May with a Bachelor of Arts in Sociology. Her academic/research interests include non-monogamy, gender, child development, child sexuality, post-structural feminism, sociological social psychology, and qualitative methods. She has enjoyed working on Sojourners for its first two years, and has learned a lot, especially during her time as Editor-in-Chief....
Welcome to Your Quarterlife Crisis →
Imagine a day in the life of a couple you probably know. He’s 27 years old, and she’s 26. They wake up beside each other in his downtown bachelor apartment and have sex that neither of them particularly enjoys. They’ve been sort-of dating for a while now, but they’re not willing to commit to each other: he likes her, but doesn’t know if he always will. She can’t decide if she likes him more...
Cheri - So Sure (via Winnie Cooper) This song is...
My Top 5 Artists (Week Ending 2010-4-18) →
Lykke Li (46) gypsophilia (26) Nitin Sawhney (24) Nina Simone (21) The Beatles (6) Imported from Last.fm Tumblr by JoeLaz
Ash Cloud Tales →
This is an open call to designers, writers,... →
(Andrew Losowski, via Roger Ebert) If there’s one thing my ol’ ma taught me, it’s that when life gives you volcanoes, make magazines. And so we shall. If you’re out there and interested, email me and tell me what you do. I’ll then give you an assignment to complete today/tomorrow. Depending on how long this thing lasts, we’ll work the rest of it out from there. The copyright will remain...
What celebrities would look like if they lived in... →
Hyperbole and a Half →
Are you already reading this blog? WHY AREN’T YOU READING THIS BLOG!?!! Read this blog. (A sample.)
the ragbag: an amusing hoax of the grandest... →
i love me a good prank. and when the pranksters are a remote tribe of amerindians and the one being pranked is a dunderhead anthropologist—even better. the following account is taken from napoleon chagnon’s book yanomamö: the fierce people (1968). here, chagnon tries to record each tribe… Please read this.
So you wanna build your house out of life-sized... →
Well you can.
cats and pizza →
skinnyghost: So I’m drowning in fiction but I need something to read that isn’t so, you know, made up. Anyone have any suggestions? I’m really into ancient history, religion, society, the internet, and other such stuff. What should I read? A Short History of Nearly Everything by Bill Bryson Over the Edge of the World: Magellan’s Terrifying Circumnavigation of the Globe by Laurence...
My Top 5 Artists (Week Ending 2010-4-11) →
Lykke Li (25) Madonna (22) Wild Beasts (9) Frankie Valli & The Four Seasons (9) The Beatles (8) Imported from Last.fm Tumblr by JoeLaz
0to255 is here! →
This seems neat, and potentially very useful! shaunchapman: 0to255 is a project I’ve been working on that helps web designers find lighter and darker colors based off of any color. I really hope it’s useful for you guys. I’d love to hear any feedback, praise, or problems you have. You can do so by clicking the Give feedback link on the site. Enjoy!
so you want to be a writer? - by Charles Bukowski →
(via tristanorchard) if it doesn't come bursting out of you in spite of everything, don't do it. unless it comes unasked out of your heart and your mind and your mouth and your gut, don't do it. if you have to sit for hours staring at your computer screen or hunched over your typewriter searching for words, don't do...
And Rogers said “Let there be a free phone.” And lo, there was a...– Ms. Horn
My Top 5 Artists (Week Ending 2010-4-4) →
Madonna (49) Royal Philharmonic Orchestra (20) Kurt Elling (15) Kylie Minogue (5) Florence and The Machine (3) Imported from Last.fm Tumblr by JoeLaz
Analogies and Metaphors Found in High School... →
This is amazing. I did in fact make audible noises of enjoyment at several points while reading. androogenous: “Her eyes were like two brown circles with big black dots in the center.”
There is a mountain in you. Please get in touch with it.– Thich Nhat Hanh, Touching Peace (via nightmarebrunette)
fmylife: Today, I discovered my boyfriend makes the same sounds when he eats pizza as when I blow him. FML
Emily I'm so sorry. More time to hang out with me!
fmylife: Today, this guy I’ve been seeing told me that he couldn’t see me anymore after tomorrow because he’s going to need to devote all of his spare time to bonding with his new iPad. FML