Lady: Let me get a drink.
Guy in Ed Hardy button down and fedora (to bartender): Get this lady whatever her heart desires.
Lady: I'll have a Stella.
Ed Hardy (to bartender): And put in that special powder I gave you earlier.
No one: ::laughs::
Lady: That's very sweet, thanks.
What’s a bit less well-known (unless we know each other personally) is my love...– The next time I lack plans on a weekend, I totally will attempt to do this. (From Barrett’s HSA post today.)
Liz Tells Frank Stuff She Forgot About Mulder and... →
In which, a decade after the fact, I finally do the math on Scully’s pregnancy and discover that she is A MANATEE.
Tumblr: America needs to stop being racist and sexist, pay more attention to women and PoC ok
CBS: Hey guys guess what we decided Watson should be played by a Taiwanese, female actress in our version of Sherlock Holmes
Tumblr: NOOOOOOOOOOOO YOU CAN'T DO THAT HOW DARE YOU I AM BOYCOTTING YOUR SHOW I HAVE NEVER SEEN THIS IS THE WORST THING THAT EVER HAPPENED
Me: I am actually looking forward to this show!
1. Abandon the idea that you are ever going to finish. Lose track of the 400...– John Steinbeck on “how to keep from going nuts” while writing. From Paris Review - The Art of Fiction No. 45. via openculture which also has a great video of Steinbeck’s 1962 acceptance speech for the Nobel Prize for Literature. (via kenyatta) Also worth reading for the bit where he describes the...
SO OLD SO OLD SO OLD SO OLD
Things I just taught an intern about: Fair use How many seasons of Star Trek: The Next Generation there were The Black List Who David E. Kelley is 21 Jump Street (the TV show) Hall and Oates
Worked a full day on Attack. Posted a thousand words on Liz Tells Frank. Ate a delicious veggie sandwich from Five Guys. Sent about a dozen emails about the play that I will go into detail about very soon. Attended four hours of rehearsal for said play. Shot video for video to promote said play. Came home over 12 hours after leaving it. Revised and submitted an essay for consideration by...
I keep trying to imagine encountering David’s books separate from the tall,...– Infinite Summer » Blog Archive » Michael Pietsch: Editing Infinite Jest
In the case of Jeremy Lin, it took almost no time at all for the phenomenon to...– Jeremy Lin and the perils of flash stardom in the Internet age - Grantland
NYT: Comedy Central Survey Says Young Men See... →
leilacohanmiccio: Who the fuck cares what young women think, right?
"Justin Bieber Turns 18: What Should Fans Get Him...
I receive some truly terrible press releases sometimes.
…rather than being a breezy 45 minutes of stupid reality show, Modelland is an...– I told Liz what happened in Tyra Banks’s novel Modelland, and now you all owe me a drink. (via wheelbear) Jeff did the Lord’s work, once again.
Every time a man writes that Pinterest is successful because...– HOW TO STOP BEING A PINTEREST SEXIST | Clever Girls Collective I am so fucking glad someone finally wrote this article. (via meganwest) PREACH. (I have an account but have yet to really get into Pinterest. Clearly, my femininity is suspect.)
Brett Ratner Makes Amends With GLAAD, Will Direct... →
In recent days, production stills for HBO’s fantasy series Game of Thrones have...– On ‘The Voice’ and ‘Game of Thrones,’ How Hollywood Frames Plain People | ThinkProgress (via jaybushman) This whole article’s pretty good.
It’s hard to say whether Hollywood was paying much attention to Dog News Daily’s...– Uggie Collars The Gold For ‘The Artist’ As Canines Vie For Best In Shows - Deadline.com
"The Year of Magical Pooping"
Thanks to some mild insomnia, I have finally finished the Joan Didion memoir. It was lovely, but now I can’t get this parody pitch out of my mind.
Nobody sits around and plays Farmville. Nobody gets embroiled in a flame war...– #shitsiskosays - Charlie’s Diary An essay on the lack of time-wasting and social media in Star Trek: Deep Space Nine. (via nickdouglas) This article contains many fascinating nuggets. I shall try to come back to it at a future point.
Liz Tells Frank Stuff She Forgot Happened in... →
ladysisyphus: First huge thing I’d forgotten? Frank, it takes 24 minutes for anyone to actually set foot on board the Titanic. For perspective’s sake — that means there’s an entire Two Broke Girls-worth of Bill Paxton and his crew of submarine duders rummaging around the Titanic wreckage and not believing the old lady who says that she’s Rose, the naked hottie from the drawing they just...
Proposition 8 served no purpose, and had no effect, other than to lessen the...– In other news: sky blue, fish swim, birds fly. Prop. 8: Gay-marriage ban unconstitutional, court rules - latimes.com (via spytap)
According to Miss Representation, the organization that launched the...– Twitter Talks Back to Sexist Super Bowl Ads | Mother Jones This is largely what confuses me about sexist advertising. When you want someone’s money why would you silence or ignore them? Also read: Ten Lady Innovators Best Buy Could’ve Put in Its Super Bowl Ad (via meganwest)
Things I call my cat: “Fatty” “Princess” “Drama queen” “Fatso” “Slob” “Asshole!” “Snugglebutt” “Fatty-fat fat-fat” Things I do not call my cat: Her name
ladimcbeth: New Hunger Games Trailer! Sucks to be Madge.
When primary candidates and Susan Komen are more...
rachelfershleiser: http://www.plannedparenthood.org/ http://www.workingfamiliesparty.org/ Please join me. It feels great. Done.
ladysisyphus: elzapan: Benedict Cumberbatch...