It is, in effect, crowdsourcing the superego, and when that expression catches...– tlp again
… but when you break a taboo you either face the guilt Dostoyevsky style...– the last psychiatrist, on david epstein (ick)
Today, there is a much more leisurely attitude toward crafting, and virtually...– amy sedaris, simple times
Normally, officeholders in a state like Texas have differed from eminent public...– Trillen again, and whew, oceans open up
It is customary for any woman in politics who is against the established regime...– calvin trillen, texas magazine, 1972
Remember Anita Hill? Remember how men said asinine shit like, “any woman who...– Rape culture : Reclusive Leftist
When you are a girl most of culture is not addressed to you but you are supposed...– this recording
… since the sorrows of children only magnify the failures of the adults...– kunstler
I’ve seen those alligator tears before in so-called self-made men. They...– go, nance!
Information may want to be free, but Jimmy Wales has needs.– darby lines
As long as we continue to define “success” as over-competitive and...– comment, ted.com
His comedy takes an audience on a journey to places in the heart where it can’t...– goat boy rises forever
But if a piece of fiction can allow us imaginatively to identify with a...– david foster wallace
The sidewalks are the same size, but now you have twins and dogs….Are you under...– fran lebowitz
All governments lie, but disaster lies in wait for countries whose officials...– i. f. stone, quoted in the nation
I.F. Stone would have loved WikiLeaks. This is, after all, the man who wrote:...– true, dat.
… here is a huge thicket of misogynist internet porn advertising to remind...– molly lambert via this recording
Says Time, “Apple finally managed to make tablet computing cool.” Somewhere,...– dan moren, who knows these things
If you hang out much with thinking people, conversation eventually turns to the...– joe bageant, h/t mike golby
He’s always assumed that Segway riders don’t feel shame like regular humans do.– the macalope on, of course, woz
I’m making book now on what the service will get renamed to this time:...– dan moren on macworld.com, smartie
We’ve lived through a golden economic age. We’ll never have it so good again....– john lanchester on enough
First they came for the fiber-optic cables, and I tweeted nothing.– sheer brilliance from glenn fleishman re: seattle
Citing BP, Obama Rejects East Coast Oil Drilling– well howdy doody!
Good news, slack-jawed internet sheeple: researchers now believe that no matter...– of course one could just quote gawker endlessly.
… and a couple of other unidentified young men who appear more than happy...– that barry diller sure knows how to vacation
They could have responded, “We have other shit to do before worrying about...– ant-covered jesus