The next Weird Al?
“Jersey Shore Guidos” (to the tune of Katy Perry’s “California Gurls”) I know a place where the skin is really orange Slick, tan and drunk, there must me something in the hair gel Blow outs like these, take seven hours just to get right Reppin’ Italy, we eat lasagna every ni-ight You could travel the world But nothing comes close to the Jersey Shore When you party with us, you’ll be...
What It's Really Like To Be A Copy Editor →
givemesomethingtoread: I never necessarily aspired to be a copy editor. I enjoyed the experience—seriously, your job is to sit and read articles—but when my day-camp counselor asked me what I wanted to be when I grew up, I did not tell her that I hoped one day to correct who-whom mix-ups or determine whether “faucetry” was a real, dictionary-approved word. I told her I wanted to be a...
Things My Neighbor Dropped
and subsequently abandoned in the hallway while moving out: - dish towel - chunks of black dog fur - USB cord - shards of red plastic, perhaps from a pitcher? - one pink Croc - lemon wedge Can’t say I’m sad to see her go.
Do not write about what you know — write about the things that will not let you...– Tony Parsons (via Spectator.co.uk)
Shutting Themselves In →
givemesomethingtoread: One morning when he was 15, Takeshi shut the door to his bedroom, and for the next four years he did not come out. He didn’t go to school. He didn’t have a job. He didn’t have friends. Month after month, he spent 23 hours a day in a room no bigger than a king-size mattress, where he ate dumplings, rice and other leftovers that his mother had cooked, watched TV game shows...
Morning List: The 20 Worst Mel Gibson Rant Quotes... →
via The Daily What
The Cubicle Next Door
Lady 1: I just love that you know someone named Siegfried … in real life … that doesn’t own a tiger.
Lady 2: Well, he’s German.
Overheard at Tom Petty Concert
Girl: Shut up, Tommy!
Guy: You're more fun when I'm drunk.
Once relegated to cheesy weddings and bridge parties, the venerable punch bowl is making a comeback, showing up on trendy bar tops from New York to South Beach. And since we’re suckers for anything bourbon related, we were particularly excited to try out a recipe for a concoction called Bourbon Slush from the new book Porch Parties, by Southern libation expert Denise Gee. This particular...
somuchsass: (via folkinz) notorious big: back...
thedailywhat: Hot Joint of the Day: The Double...
Better Get Your Passport Now →
missprinted: The fee for obtaining a U.S. passport will go up next week (July 13) to $135 from the current $100. If you plan on doing any international traveling within the next 10 years, better hurry and get one this week to save some cash!
savingpaper: “America the Beautiful” — Ray...
Bone Thugz N Harmony - “1st of tha...