3. The small-time collegiate drug dealer takes delivery of a shoebox from his supplier. The shoebox is set on the coffee table and opened. It’s supposed to be full of weed. It’s not. It’s full of mushrooms. “Oh god,” says the small-time collegiate drug dealer; “oh god oh god oh man.”
A lot of people obsessed with venture capital see Metafilter as a lifestyle business, but in my mind, it’s a mature business. It works really well and yet nobody aspires to do something like this and I don’t know why. Nobody celebrates just simple businesses that work.
Jon Stewart:Are you attracted to these types of dark stories? (...)
Lee Daniels (director of "Precious"):I'm not attracted to dark stories, I'm just attracted to the truth. I like stuff that's in your face. I just... I think that the media underestimates the intelligence of the American audience.
Truth is, I’ve got a weirdly thick skin for most of the blunter electronic darts, and, as with nuclear war, genital warts, and doomed engagements, you only really have to worry about my feelings when I stop talking about them.
“Oh that song should probably go on the album! That’s a good song.
No, fuck you, it’s a b-side. And it’s only available in Belgium. And I’ll never play it again.”—john darnielle on Indie 101 (via suchducks, fuckyeahthemountaingoats)