things that are definitely, absolutely, positively...
going to a hotel with malfunctioning wireless and no tvs in the rooms, and spending your time in the coffee shop and taking pictures and at baseball games and visting 215-year-old cathedrals instead. (ok i updated facebook and twitter, but dude. i feel pretty good!)
Maura, You are going to have a post-traumatic stress flashback to a time in high school where you experienced some kind of social or peer rejection. It’s important to acknowledge the feelings this brings up so that you can heal them and move on. Don’t let yourself be held back by boorish louts. o_O
Important Things I Learned From The "NYT" Sports...
Nick Swisher is on Twitter. (His Yankeedom is causing me to like him only a little less.)
editorlisa: The 5 tenets of Indienomics, the value proposition behind Sundance Channel and IFC for brands: Independence leads to prosperity Uber-Influencers have more money to spend. Not all consumers are created equal Reaching one uber-influencer is worth reaching 1,000 influencers. Advertising is content Customize your message and think outside the pod. Trust is king An influential audience...
I am in college right now, and this song is the worst. You should be glad you...– a commenter on jess’ post about ‘i love college,’ which is probably going to be the ‘i kissed a girl’ of ‘09 in its annoyingness / ubiquity. also wtf it samples weezer. for serious.
hard times are hard, x
A man who cops say sold cocaine for years at a T.G.I. Friday’s in the Financial District yesterday blamed his turn to crime on the bad economy. “I got laid off. I was just trying to make ends meet, and that’s why I’m selling,” Tony Younge, 50, said before his arraignment in Manhattan Supreme Court on 17 counts of cocaine sale and possession. when did he get laid...
tv-free bars in nyc. →
inspired by this article / my insomnia (i should really see if the hotel gym is open i guess), i decided to start a list of bars in nyc that don’t have televisions. feel free to reblog with your suggestions! my list is pretty obviously influenced by where i’ve lived. - swift (e. 4th st / lafayette) - von (bleecker st) - the scratcher (e 5th st / 3rd ave) - fish bar (e 5th st / 2nd...
The phrase “rock star” meaning “person very prominent in their field” is my pet...– — tomewing interesting too that a lot of people who eagerly use the term are so into the whole rockstar-making mechanism meeting its demise asap. lol words? (thx to offnotesnotes for sparking this discussion)
"It is easy to snark, and I am a clever writer. I... →
songs on the forthcoming merge covers comp i am excited to hear: Barbara Manning: “Through With People” (Portastatic cover) The Mountain Goats: “Drug Life” (East River Pipe cover) Tracey Thorn and Jens Lekman: “Yeah! Oh, Yeah!” (Magnetic Fields cover) The Apples in Stereo: “King of Carrot Flowers Pt. 3” (Neutral Milk Hotel cover) songs that...
who would make up a BABY NAME in an attempt to get hits for their web site? OH HI THERE LATINA MAGAZINE.