As we know, white is what everyone wears in heaven.– My man David Byrne in this week’s issue of New York mag. — frangry David Byrne is a god and has an ass like no other, so divine. — ettafung He is absolutely pristine looking. The white clothing and his white hair… and the white tutus!
ericlodwick:bg5000: Highlights from Conan’s trip to Finland. This was an amazing episode.
We Are Too Big To Fail →
That’s my favorite entry in the second annual Freakonomics’ six-word new American motto contest. It captures our hubris, as well as a tongue-in-cheek reference to a crucial moment of the current financial crisis, while also being chillingly true—for better or for worse. (via jingc)
Things I like about the Sasquatch 2009 Lineup:
wow. I tried and failed last year but this looks amazing. lisaahh: MUSIC Kings of Leon Yeah Yeah Yeahs The Decemberists Fleet Foxes TV On The Radio Animal Collective Silversun Pickups Bon Iver Santigold Of Montreal Peter Bjorn & John M. Ward Grizzly Bear M83 Girl Talk The Gaslight Anthem The Walkmen Chromeo (dj set) Blitzen Trapper Passion Pit John Vanderslice Bishop...
The No-Stats All-Star by Michael Lewis →
Wow this is incredible. I always wondered about players like this when I played hockey. The players that were average when considering easily measurable skill stuff like goals or assists or face-off wins, but had something you couldn’t quite put your finger on. Somehow they had an understanding of the subtle percentage plays like forcing a perimeter shot or going into the corner the right...
britticisms: HELLO SAILOR! Besides their always fantastic Boy of the Week feature, East Village Boys also posts interesting interviews like their latest, “Hello Sailor!” The interview was conducted with an anonymous member of the US Navy who just happens to be gay. Topics discussed include the “Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell” policy, trying to figure out who is and isn’t gay in the Navy, and the...
I think… if it is true that there are as many minds as there are heads, then...– Leo Tolstoy, Anna Karenina (via goodbye, blue monday)
The Economy Up North
southpol: Fareed Zakaria on why the economy in Canada faring better than the U.S.: So what accounts for the genius of the Canadians? Common sense. Over the past 15 years, as the United States and Europe loosened regulations on their financial industries, the Canadians refused to follow suit, seeing the old rules as useful shock absorbers. Canadian banks are typically leveraged at 18 to...
Loose tweet sinks GOP majority. →
peterfeld: (via spiegelman) Amazing. Yesterday the Virginia GOP came very close to taking control of the state Senate, nearly luring a Democratic Senator to switch parties and put them at a 20-20 tie, which would have been broken by the Republican Lt. Governor. Then Jeff Frederick, a state legislator and the party chairman, ruined it all by Twittering this: Big news coming out of Senate:...
The Constantines - Transformer Man (Neil Young...
AV Club Inventory: Romance minus the schmaltz: 29... →
A well thought out list. synecdoche: Punch Drunk Love! Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind!
Coming home, landing at Sky Harbor, I used to wonder how people disperse so...– Don DeLillo, Underworld
“This is no game. You might think this is a game, but, trust me, this is no game. This is not something where rock beats scissors or paper covers rock or rock wraps itself up in paper and gives itself as a present to scissors. This isn’t anything like that. Or where paper types something on itself and sues scissors. This isn’t something where you yell “Bingo!” and then it turns out you...
HOW TO KNOW WHAT BUS TO CATCH IN EDMONTON
ettafung:jokx: 1. Call the Edmonton City Transit System hotline 2. Visit the Edmonton City Transit System website 3. Look at a bus route schedules, posted at stops and transit centers 4. Listen to Cadence Weapon’s first album Mr. Weapon knows all.