crazy presidential coincidences
lincoln’s secretary’s last name was kennedy, and kennedy’s secretary’s last name was lincoln. both warned their employer’s not to go on the trips where they met their respective ends! abraham’s son, robert todd lincoln, was present at the assasinations of both james garfield and william mckinley, but was absent for his father’s! the magic ice bullet used...
facing new york - no
how many times do you think this kid said, ‘man if they only asked a question about star wars…’ to his friends at home before he got on the show
dear squirrel i just hit with my bicycle
my bad. i know that what to me was just a leisurely saturday afternoon bike ride must have seemed to you to be a deleted scene from death race 2000, but i assure you it wasn’t. my bad. you made a gamble for that acorn in the middle of the street; a gamble you lost my little friend. fortunately for you, the whispy end of your tail doesnt seem to be that sensitive and my bike is so old it...
in america, rappers write about stuff like this in estonia, rappers write about stuff like this
featured music friday
alrighty, what do you have today you ask? well, i’ll tell you - we have phoenix. they have consistently been one of my favorite bands of the last few years, and since they popped up on my itunes shuffle i decided it was fate to share them with you. phoenix seems to be one of those bands that everyone has heard at some point, having a number of their songs in movies and stuff, but one that...
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damn, they said expensive sandwiches and mos def. theyve got me dead to rights on this whole ‘being white’ thing.
for those people (like myself) who don’t have a ton of people following them on tumblr, does etiquette require you to follow someone back? i think im too flattered not to re-follow someone when they make the leap of faith that my content won’t completely muck up their dashboard.
i’m watching teen jeopardy right now and i feel like a genius– my friend sarah who, in fact, is not a teen
featured music friday
hello all, i hope you had a nice v day. i know i did. anyways, enough with the pleasantries - lets get down to business. the artist for todays piece goes by the name of the format. im sure most of you probably know these guys from their stellar release of a few years ago, dog problems (which they gave away free way before some band called radiohead). while i could argue that dog problems was the...
a very special valentine’s day wish from the...
there is nothing scarier to a child than roald dahl’s the witches (book or movie)
in every college house/apt that guys live in, the idea to ‘just buy paper plates and plastic utensils so we dont have to do dishes’ is seriously considered at least twice
how much of thriller did quincy jones actually write?
soft tigers - mr ice cream
me: id be lying if i said i didnt like reggae music
me: yeah, i mean that white frat kid kona shit bugs me, but i like this alot (referring to the marley on at the bar)
steve: yeah i guess. but i dont like that 'jammin' song. its like, 'ok i get that you're jamming'
featured music friday
so todays edition of fmf is a bit of a nostalgia trip for me personally. the band im chronicling today was one of my top 5 favorites all thorughout high school, alongside the get up kids and a few others. thats right kids, its none other than - no use for a name. no use was one of the more prominent acts in the fat wreck catalogue, headlining warped tour and such, when fat mike’s label...
Morley Safer is 6000 year old Babylonian wizard. He wears a crystal around his...– j. grant thomas. this is the concise version of a theory he and i came up with while watching football neither of gave a shit about.
best band name ever
i just found my new favorite band name while scrolling through a venue’s calendar. i know nothing about them other than their name - FUCKBUTTONS
Real Life Gundam Would Cost $725 Million →
i claim this as proof the japanese are building that giant fighting robot ive been suspecting for years. some firm went ahead and calculated the real life cost of building a real life gundam.
i sat in (on cello) on a set with my friend valeri (who i posted about here) the other night. admittedly, my tuning is kinda all over the place (no monitors) but oh well, you still get the idea
ABC has a great new website where you enter in... →
(via davidcho) mine was ‘mondrian’. come to think of it, i too am dutch painter with a jones for grids. good work sawyer!
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im semi-obsessed with this project. its self reproductive open source fabrication technology (which means you can snag plans for free and it can make both an ipod and itself). im far from tech savvy, but this thing is just as much philosophy as it is technology. cool.
millerthekiller: Dear Gods of Tumblr, Please let the following actions happen right now: Let bakeurfaceoff, or anyone else of cullinary prowess be on tumblr right now, and reading this entry Let them tell me the appropriate time to bake this for: Chicken breast, pounded down, then covered in mozerlla cheese and spinach leaves. Rolled up, then tied, and smothered in maranara sauce. I have...
quick quiz - "always bet on black" edition
which one of these wesley snipes facts is false? snipes sits exclusively in a hand carved wooden throne in his living room snipes has a brother, who is also named wesley snipes snipes started a private security firm named the royal guard of amen ra, which had uncertain connections to an egyptocentric religious cult in rural georgia snipes does not care for fresh fruit snipes declared himself a non...
featured music saturday
so as promised, here we go. this weeks piece, delayed a day, focuses on a young lady named valeri lopez. shes originally from la, but made the transport to my lovingly adopted home, oregon, a little while ago. she does singer/songwriter stuff in the folksy vein of joan baez and alot of other artists from the 60s. i actually have the pleasure of guesting on a cello part she asked me to write for...
well i accidentally uploaded the wrong song for this weeks piece (then subsequently deleted the post) and since tumblr only allows you one audio post per day, im sorry to say that this week’s pick will be delayed one day. its a doozy though, lemme tell you. ill try to think of something terribley entertaining to put up in a bit.