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On The Sexual History of Jared Sabbagh, Part 3

@j-i-a "there's nothing honest that doesn't make sense in context" is such a solid statement.

Posted on September 11, 2013 at 7:30 pm 5

On So You're Saying I'm Not Going to Sleep with B-I-E-B-E-R?

i recall discovering this phenomenon (the weight-on-a-string, power-of-the-unconscious thing) when i was kid and feeling like a superhero.

i just tried it again, meditating on the question, "is it getting better, or is it getting worse?" (clockwise for better, ccw for worse) i got a very definitive answer: my subconscious mind is an asshole.

Posted on July 30, 2013 at 2:10 pm 2

On 10 Things That Happened While I Read Wilkie Collins' 'The Woman in White'

@Megasus oooooohhhhhh. my bad, but that's good: 2 drood/collins mash ups are better than 1.

The D Case is silly but i liked it, fwiw.

Posted on May 9, 2013 at 7:21 pm 0

On 10 Things That Happened While I Read Wilkie Collins' 'The Woman in White'

@Megasus BLESS YOU -- i have been sitting here trying to remember the name of that book, and even google-supplementing did not help. you were close -- it's called The D. Case:

http://www.goodreads.com/book/show/924419.The_D_Case_or_The_Truth_About_The_Mystery_Of_Edwin_Drood

Posted on May 9, 2013 at 6:03 pm 0

On Get This Look: Twin Peaks

too on the nose? http://www.likecool.com/Home/Accessories/Log%20Pillow/Log-Pillow.jpg

Posted on May 6, 2013 at 3:48 pm 1

On Close-Reading a Controversial List, Take 2

@Olivia2.0 he's the reason i spent the past week binge watching misfits. simon can get it.

Posted on May 2, 2013 at 6:08 pm 1

On Close-Reading a Controversial List

if they didn't screen test NCW with mud and grime during the casting process, they really lucked out. i don't know that anyone on screen has ever looked so good in so much filth (nb i don't particularly fetishize hygiene or dirt, he's just fiiiine).

Posted on May 1, 2013 at 6:55 pm 0

On Three Stories About Leonard Cohen

In 1993 Leonard Cohen told an audience of fans in Atlanta that me and my then-boyfriend were "a glowing and exemplary couple." Still in the top 5, days-of-my-life-wise. We were 18.

(there's audio of the patter and a photo of the three of us, and those are top 5s, too, things-that-exist-wise)

Posted on January 10, 2013 at 5:09 pm 1

On "Flowers on the Wall," The Statler Brothers

OH THE LOVE. the statler brothers was my first concert (i am under 40). f'reals.

Posted on January 10, 2013 at 1:44 pm 0

On The Hummuses of Brooklyn

@lisma YES. I am really confused by this post's anti-Sabra stance. Ever since Trader Joe's started carrying Fage, the only reason I need to go elsewhere for snack foods is their lack of Sabra. Every time I try another hummus I hope it will be as good as Sabra and it never is. I tried the new TJ's hummus that comes in the Sabra-like discus, and it just made me sad.

Posted on January 9, 2013 at 5:40 pm 0