Regretsy on the secret story behind the Urban... →
Because you won’t click the damn thing unless it sounds as dramatic as the original story. April Winchell’s argument here is so convincing that it got me to concede an argument to my girlfriend.
I’ve kind of given up on reading anything that anyone writes about Tumblr....– The Way I Work: David Karp, Tumblr founder
I Am the Man Who Paints His Face With the American... →
A McSweeney’s piece that doesn’t play out with a grim predictability.
When you tell people you lived in San Francisco, they will say “OMG, I’ve just...– How To Live In San Francisco For A Short Period Of Time « Thought Catalog
When you’re younger, you equate love with mind games, manipulation, and...– Ten Reasons Why You Should Get Your S**t Together « Thought Catalog
A write-up for a teeth-whitening service said it was “equivalent to being...– Groupon Counts on Writers and Editors to Build Its Audience - NYTimes.com If you’ve ever been rejected at Groupon, send me your best work!
"Drive it like you stole it"
is truly, in that David Foster Wallace “it’s a cliché but seriously guys it’s so true” way, the best creative advice. It’s the biggest thing I want from everyone who writes for me, and it’s the biggest thing I want from my entertainment. (This is why Arrested Development is still my favorite show of all time.)
Why Do Dudes Think You’re In Competition With The Other Girls? Because if...– In Which We Teach You How To Be A Woman In Any Boys’ Club - This Recording Any commercial blog with over four contributors and no women is trying not to hire them. I have found it incredibly easy — and a fucking good idea — to work with and for women. Of course, blogging is overall one of...
Jonathan Franzen - Liking Is For Cowards -... →
A related phenomenon is the transformation, courtesy of Facebook, of the verb “to like” from a state of mind to an action that you perform with your computer mouse, from a feeling to an assertion of consumer choice. And liking, in general, is commercial culture’s substitute for loving. The striking thing about all consumer products — and none more so than electronic devices and applications — is...
My two kids at home almost lost their mother because someone decided that my...– Abortion saved my life - Salon.com
I think this constant pressure to broadcast ‘I’M A STRAIGHT MAN...– The Pervocracy: Prove it.
buzzfeed asked: You can only eat one single barbecued food item off the grill this Memorial Day weekend. What'll it be?
At this point, advertising has a very high handicap of taking the greatest minds...– Rick Webb Interview | Geekosystem
I’m not saying that Urban Outfitters doesn’t help themselves to the designs of...– Urban Outrage | Regretsy
You Rach You Lose →
My girlfriend has her own blog now. Follow it if you want to hear the wrong sides of our future arguments.
Sometimes I really, really miss my ex-boyfriend and then I remember that he...– Ask Boobs Radley: How Do I Deal With Rejection?
Oprah Fans Accidentally E-Mail Opera (The Web... →
Faking it: Imitation | In-depth | Retail Jeweller →
i make shiny things: Not cool Urban Outfitters,... →
imakeshinythings: One of my lovely customers sent me a message today with this link. And here is my United/World of Love line: My heart sank a little bit. The World/United States of Love line that I created is one of the reasons that I was able to quit my full-time job. They even stole the… Just in case you haven’t seen this when the entire internet posted it. Fuckin’...
To reach a certain Tumblr blogger,
I’m connecting to Yahoo with Facebook so I can log into Flickr.
You should never have time to make a pretty error...
JK that’s a total lie but it sounds cool and 37 Signals should prolly write a book called that.
Why would you write an article about a December...
in May? “The untold story of the War to End All Wars, 1914-18, after which no wars ever happened.” YES, TUMBLR DOWNTIME = THE HOLO-11 OF TEARS
China used prisoners in lucrative internet gaming... →
Democratic Happy Dance - Gail Collins, NYT →
Meanwhile, over in the House, videos were surfacing of a town hall meeting in which Rob Woodall, a Georgia Republican, argued health care with a Democratic activist who wanted to know what she was supposed to do without Medicare when her employer didn’t provide coverage for retirees. “Hear yourself, ma’am. Hear yourself,” Woodall responded, rather triumphantly. “You want the government to take...
The Democrats are still bitter about the way the Republicans demonized them with...– Democratic Happy Dance - NYTimes.com The great thing is that the Battle of the Field of Blackbirds (in 1389 actually) was the overthrow of the Serbs by the Ottoman empire, and arguably the start of the centuries-long horrors traded between Serbs and Muslim minorities, which reminds me you should...
Some children might assume that white pirates and gangsters are somehow good,...– The problem with bad guy heroes - David Sirota - Salon.com