Gmail: Custom Time →
rickyv: One of my favorite annual traditions is waking up on April 1st and poking around the web to see what websites with senses of humor have come up with. this is pretty good
really strange things my equally strange coworker...
her shoes are more waterproof than wooden clogs. in fact, she could could “step in a puddle up to her ankle and not even worry” about getting her socks wet. she communes with dogs so well that she could have taught hooch from the tom hanks classic turner and hooch not to drool. she grew up in the same arizona town as george lucas. because its apparently a common misconception that he...
lindsayj: Oh i forgot to mention that we almost ran into Justice. Literally my friend sara almost ran over Xavier De Rosnay as he walked out into the street with her car. then they made music and we had dance party. its true. and as they brushed past the car, i yelled ‘justice!’ like a 14 yr old who saw tiffany in a mall in 1984. turns out that the glass of a 1973 duster is not...
We must stop the blatant East Coast bias that has trumpeted Sam Adams as the...– steve novick, senate candidate from oregon. this slight aside was taken from an otherwise very informative interview found here, which grant posted about as well. after much contemplation, ive decided to follow henry’s move and throw steve novick my official blog-dorsement.
featured music friday - the return!
so i took quite a hiatus from this bit, but now that i started bringing my laptop into work, i have all my music. thus, the great return of fmf. todays installment focuses on a band called ambulance ltd. ive been a fan of these cats since larry and i saw them open for elefant like 5 years ago. they play a mix of folk, indie, shoegaze, and a bunch of other things, which is to say they play catchy,...
ambulance ltd - anecdote
when youre a jet...
so its come to my attention that a certain blogger-er has been invited to our super cool portland tumblr meet up potluck next saturday. while she may be a hip fashion blogger and famous national geographic writer, this will not stop me from tying wrists with her and having a knife fight to the death, preferably the choreographed jazz-tap kind.
dalasverdugo: Reblog this if you think we should have a Portland Tumblr meetup. I’m wondering how many of us there are.
whitewhine: “Whoa! I said ‘with room’, not ‘tall in a grande cup’!” -Whine by Alec Kretchun check it out, im totally tumblr-famous. its a shame i forgot to put my tumblr url in with my email. otherwise, id have like 5 million followers by now. damn
so this is kind of a work in progress. i wrote and...
Cyprus Ghost Town →
the history of greece and turkey is really interesting to me, mainly because it goes back as far as recorded history can go, and all of it is filled with stories like this
Celebrity sex tape challenge
heather-rivers: johnbrissenden: My friend H and I were recently playing that old childhood favourite, The Celebrity Sex Tape You’d Least Like To See. I beat H out the park with Rosie O’Donnell. Reblog with your answer. Steve Buscemi. joan rivers
a gmail chat between office workers
me: i just ate 2 laffy taffys and now i dont feel so good
lindsay: the full size ones or the bite size ones?
me: i think they're medium sized
me: it took 2 bites. but in retrospect, i probably could have one bited it... but then i would have drooled on myself
a while back, i was in a band (with this man, in fact) that did a little bit of touring. nothing humongous, but a month or so on the road occassionally when we didnt have school. one city we were sure to hit up was seattle, given that its pretty close and we always managed to get a decent show. on one such trip, we were playing at a club called el corazon. we loaded in and started chatting with...
im doing some document review stuff at work today and most of it deals with corn that has a certain gene, a gene which has been patented by its developers. i know the proccess of creating the gene, but its the gene itself that has the patent on it. thats still bizarre to me. maybe i’ll make my millions by patenting a new kind of kidney.