I know these steps won’t sit well with the special interests and lobbyists...– Obama
Williams College is the best undergraduate liberal arts program. My old school...– Marc Lynch (My prof!) who is apparently now a blogger for Foreign Policy. Hot stuff!
BREAKING NEWS: The Obama family does “Roses & Thorns” of the day. JUST like MY highs & lows. I should consider a rename: “Roses | Thorns and the Stems in the middle? “HAHA. But honestly, the fact that they do this somehow makes it more acceptable that I force my family & friends to indulge me every day. UPDATE: I changed it. for now.
I asked him to repeat himself, even though I heard him just fine. I simply could...– The US Airways Flight 1549 Air Traffic Controller after the captain replied: “We’re gonna be in the Hudson.” The full article is really moving, if I wasn’t at work I probably would have bawled. Article via RH
To put this in Oscar movie terms, President Obama won best picture. Governor...– - Congresswoman Linda Sanchez via Politico: peterfeld & mikehudack I need to catch up on speech-watching.
High: 3 qualified applicants applied! Baking. Free tix to Chicago. Low: Getting all prepped to make Rhubarb Crisp thanks to the suggestion of my fave Chef-ette only to get to store and… a. nearly almost purchase some other vegetable that resembles rhubarb b. realize that I don’t know with certaintly how rhubarb looks c. embarrass myself and ask the grocery store guy if they have...
today is a day when i would give anything to take out my car keys, go downstairs, sit in the drivers seat, drive home, open my garage and walk into my living room. i do NOT want to go on two subways, deal with rude people, train delays, raunchy elevators, putrid smells and walk 7 blocks in the ass cold.
This bother, of course, is the tales side of a coin that heads an overwhelming...– New York Philosopher: Inaugurating a real hero, does the term end for a fake one?: we may never see Jed Bartlet the same way again
In a day and age where viewers watch shows on hulu, some other internet source,...– New York Philosopher: Inaugurating a real hero, does the term end for a fake one?: we may never see Jed Bartlet the same way again
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I was looking at this chick’s blog thinking, how did I miss all these posts? Let’s make a date to see each other before 2009 ends.
I think that it is a good time for those who voted for the ban against gay...– Sean Penn accepting his Best Actor Oscar for Milk.
WE TV suddenly became part of my basic Time Warner package but the Travel Channel (ANTHONY Bourdain!!!!) is still not included. BLAHSUIEBHJS!!!!
The endowment, the largest of any university in the nation, has shrunk by at...– New York Times on Harvard’s Endowment
Woman #1: I did that walk once when the subway was out.
Woman #2: It's good exercise. So, me and my friend decided that we need to exercise at least twenty minutes a day. For motivation, we decided that for each day we don't get at least twenty minutes in, we will donate $10 to the Republican National Committee. It's very motivating.
This is when you need Spanish so that you can add the absolute superlative...– Kathleen Parker on Sasha & Malia during her flight on Air Force One.
I suspect that if you cut Obama open, you’d find a little Buddha sitting inside,...– Flying on Air Force One With the Obamas
…if novelist F. Scott Fitzgerald is to be believed, the story ends there....– 3 Ways to Reinvent Yourself with Social Media
A comment on my tumblr that deserves more...
David (CEO/Founder of Tumblr): I’m really sorry for how poorly I handled this…We have absolutely no interest in censoring users, though we will continue to police spam and illegal content. Online communities like Tumblr and Facebook should absolutely be censored, no question. “Freedom of speech” does not apply when you use a company’s service to express yourself. If the...
I hate cilantro. As far as I’m concerned, it should be wiped off the face...– Getting To The Root Of The Great Cilantro Divide ARE YOU A “SUPERTASTER?” I bet I am.
Forty-five percent of Americans between the ages of 18 and 34 would like to live...– Op-Ed Columnist - I Dream of Denver - NYTimes.com
…Levi’s finishin’ up his schoolin.’ According to Bristol, she told her mom that she had agreed to a Fox interview the day before. er?
Facebook's New Terms Of Service: "We Can Do... →
Facebook’s terms of service (TOS) used to say that when you closed an account on their network, any rights they claimed to the original content you uploaded would expire. Not anymore. Now, anything you upload to Facebook can be used by Facebook in any way they deem fit, forever, no matter what you do later.* Want to close your account? Good for you, but Facebook still has the right to do...
25 things I did not post to facebook
1. When I was in high school I snuck into the Dallas Cowboys stadium in the middle of the night and ran across the touchdown line. 2. I once drove to Mexico by accident. 3. I wanted to go to NYU because I adored Felicity. I got in. I was also accepted to Williams. They flew me out for an accepted students weekend. On my way home from visiting Williams, Keri Russell walked past me during...
I just read two college essays—one written my first year and one written during my last year—I now can say with certainty, COLLEGE WORKED!
Homosexuality is one of the essential elements of living in contemporary...– IKEA spokesperson telling Catholics to piss off after asking queer couples be removed from their catalogue. (via newsandbooze)
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On this, the day of LOVE, help promote Fidelity in support of invalidating Prop 8. “Opportunities to change the hearts and minds of Americans on same-sex marriage don’t come along very often. Based on the unprecedented reaction to “Fidelity,” we think this video is one of them. So far, between Vimeo and YouTube, “Fidelity” has 700,000 views and nearly 250,000 people have signed the letter...