lisasimpsonbookclub: Audience member: Who are your biggest influences? Michael Chabon: I’d have to say my good friend Jonathan Franzen. I thought his novel The Corrections needed none. Jonathan Franzen: Well in turn, I’d have to say my biggest influence is…Albert Camus. Chabon: You were supposed to say me! I blurbed you! Franzen: Yeah, and it looks real sweet on my dust jacket. How do...
Illinois Minority Leader Quotes Wu-Tang Clan on... →
uccloud9: omg i was totally laughing in my office at this. There was a debate on the floor of the Illinois Senate yesterday about the state’s budget crisis, and Republican senate minority leader Christine Radogno got up to make a “point of personal privilege.” The point just happened to be a quote from a Wu-Tang Clan song. oh man no!
on mysterious teenagers
Since this is an answer to a question, tumblr won’t let me reblog it. But this is spot on as a reminder that at the center of all the intrigue and debate of whether or not the quotes are real, is a 16-year-old person. Change is pretty much a given for anyone that age, so saying something doesn’t sound like something they’d have said a year ago, and therefore is fake, is pretty...
I spent a great portion of yesterday mulling over the Odd Future debacle and coverage. First there’s New Yorker piece to consider (it’s there in full yo) - I enjoyed reading this, even with the awkwardness of quoted tweets in the new yorker, which is kinda like the print version a old person trying to get low at a family function. Whether the Earl quotes are real, or provided by his...
on summer's approach
It is tremendous outside and all I want to do is wear sheer tank tops with lace bras and jersey pants that somehow don’t look like pjs on me (holla, H+M) and blast 90s hiphop and smoke outdoors and maybe even sit in the grass and bro down with my bros and make fancy cocktails for all my friends and take long walks forever. but I work in an office and so here I am indoors with Mayer Hawthorne...