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On Friday Open Thread

@rathermarvelous I did not know this was happening on account of not using the facebook. Should I be stopping by?

Posted on April 25, 2014 at 3:54 pm 0

On Push Related to Shove

<----- 'bout dat life.

Posted on April 25, 2014 at 2:33 pm 1

On Push Related to Shove

<----- 'bout dat life.

Posted on April 25, 2014 at 2:33 pm 1

On Push Related to Shove

<----- 'bout dat life.

Posted on April 25, 2014 at 2:33 pm 1

On A Curated Selection of Wonderfully Gruesome Sentences from Wikipedia

@realizedniche my favorite of all of the "List of Ununsual Deaths" is a story I learned in undergrad, Chrysippus, a Stoic Philosopher in classical Greece:

"...he was watching a donkey eat some figs and cried out: "Now give the donkey a drink of pure wine to wash down the figs", whereupon he died in a fit of laughter."

As a person who loves philosophy, figs, goats, and wine, this is my favorite thing ever.

Posted on April 16, 2014 at 5:22 pm 0

On Mad Men, Season 7 Premiere: Is This Where the Fire Starts?

I'm so excited to have this show back. For 9 months my friends have been talking about how GoT is so much better, and I got into that, and they had me fooled into agreeing.

I watched GoT last night, and was like "Eh, slog through the final season of Mad Men" - then it started, and I instantly remembered why I love the act of watching this show more than any other.

The close especially blew me away. I think sometimes I get too caught up in "What might MM be trying to say?" instead of just enjoying it as a thing that just is.

But Don, sitting alone in the cold, trying to get right, hating himself - my flaws in life are a different set than his, but seeing him miserable, alone, sitting in the cold by himself - I actually felt oddly jealous. That moment at the end seemed less to me like the suicidal gesture some people took it as and more as the self-flagellation some of us need to force ourselves through if we are ever going to 'act right'.

Posted on April 14, 2014 at 12:51 pm 1

On Miguel ft. Wale, "Bennie and the Jets" (Elton John Cover)

Miguel + Elton John Cover....fucking hell, sometimes I feel like the internet was made JUST FOR ME.

Posted on March 21, 2014 at 11:22 am 0

On Chicken From Hell!!!!! Now Known as "Anzu Wyliei"

@stonefruit you have no idea how much my gay aunt just enjoyed receiving that joke via text message.

Posted on March 20, 2014 at 4:26 pm 1

On Chicken From Hell!!!!! Now Known as "Anzu Wyliei"

But what does it taste like?

Posted on March 20, 2014 at 11:51 am 1

On "Another thing I like to do is give my vagina a little vitamin D. [Laughs]"

Glad to see Vitamin D catching on, now we just need to get up on the "F Train".

Posted on March 17, 2014 at 10:30 am 0