So I have made a terrible mistake.
Now that I have more friends who are home owners (jerks) I'm finding that they are putting trite quotes on their walls. No longer are these quotes limited to a nicely framed crochet with a cottage with a mailbox and dog and given to a family member to cherish as a home-spun bit of love. Nope. Now people seen to bedeck…
I'm watching C-span2. Dick Durbin is telling a touching story about a disabled vet from South Carolina. While he's reading the veteran's email his phone has gone off twice now. He hasn't disabled the ring. Put that shit on vibrate, Dick! It could have been a much better moment if you just paid attention before you got…
There's a dick gif in the Anthony Weiner/Joe Lhota Twitter story on Gawker. So tread lightly if you're at work.
Summer jobs: we've all had them. If you haven't had the chance to read Amy's great piece in The New Yorker here ya go:
No, its not Drive-By Truckers on a flatbed jammmin' through the South. It's Conservative truckers planning to encircle DC, arrest lawmakers, and probably get their asses beaten by pissed off motorists.
If you're a fan of It's Always Sunny In Philadelphia you know that the best parts of the show is when Charlie gets behind the piano. After huffing some paint. And spitting at some people.
Look, I'm not some imaginary crypto-whatever with symbols but I've noticed a pattern here and I'm wondering if anyone else has seen it too. First it was Chrome with this for the menu button:
A little Woody Guthrie for this shutdown.
Is this the future for all Kinja-kind? Are we really going with that kind of comments lay out? I hope not.
The Atlantic published a piece by Gregg Easterbrook on the ways in which the NFL burdens tax payers to pay for stadiums, bullies state governments for money by threatening to leave, and then takes all the profit home all while the league pays no taxes. Its also a legal monopoly.
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Toby Allen did a whole series on Psychological disorders manifested as monsters. The art is fantastic and its meant to give people without these conditions a sense of what its like. A great series. http://zestydoesthings.tumblr.com/post/611314705…