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    I’m starting to miss those cicadas.

    (WNYC)     Last month while at GiGi and David’s, NPR somehow made it into our topic. I think David had mentioned eventually publishing his novel and then landing an interview on…

  • lettuce

    Please stop your proselytizing.

      I know I’m going to sound like a such jerk, but I really wish all those e-proselytizers out there would just shut up. I’m sick of your frequent status updates, pictures,…

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    Throwback Thursday: Early 90s Fashion Edition

    Me, on the left, and Giddel (we go back like babies and pacifiers). Notice I’m wearing black overalls, which would’ve made me on point for trend #7 (see below), except this picture…

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    Please land your helicopters, parents.

        Seeing the headline, “Millennials Now Bringing Their Parents On Job Interviews”, made me gag. Then I immediately thought of the “Ban the bag” Portlandia skit. Yeah, I’m talking about “Portlandia”…

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    “You are not Trayvon Martin”

        I just read a great article by William Saletan at Slate… so great, that I had to get up out of bed (I was reading it on my iPad), and…

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    WTH?!?

        Good Lord. Suspected Boston Marathon Bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev has a dang fan club. From The Gothamist:   As Boston Marathon bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev arrived at court today, about a…

  • happybirthdayamerica

    On the 4th.

    Painting by Frederic Edwin Church, 1861, oil on paper, “Our Banner in the Sky”, H/T: http://www.urbancure.org/     My friend Aja sent me an email that had the picture above in there. After…

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    It’s a Barbie World.

      Check out “normal” Barbie, a doll created with realistic proportions. From Huff Po:   Artist Nickolay Lamm of MyDeals.com used CDC measurements of an average 19-year-old woman to create a 3-D…

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    The Real Mad Men

      Move over Don, Roger, Peggy and Joan. It’s time to meet the real men and women of Madison Ave, courtesy of Thirteen. I watched the premiere last night, and definitely recommend…

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    Unpatriotic, jerky fail.

        And the fails keep coming. From Upworthy:   An IRS contractor hurt his foot playing football in military prep school. He never served in the actual military. Then one day,…