#1 Funniest Thing Ever →
Nikola Tesla could have split the world in two, had he a good enough reason. Giovanni Aldini nearly revived a hanged criminal for an audience just after New Year’s Day 1803. He left the work unfinished — why bring a full-grown burglar back into the world when so many new ones were being born every minute? Harry Harlow made the lives of baby monkeys miserable, and it seems that all he proved...
Aliens, alright, alright.– the guy checking IDs at the balcony of the Sundance Kabuki Theatre last night (they check your ID because you can drink in the balcony!) would affirm your legal right to be there by naming a movie released the year you were born. I got a really, really cool one.
Did You Know
that today Paul Krugman made a blog post about Arcade Fire?
What’s brought me a lot of succor in these most stupid of times are my...– A Lady. (via bettycam)
G.G. Allin knew very well that he shouldn’t be throwing poop at people who had...– yeah nice
this is a cry for help, should i quit twitter... →
A parsing of the common enough phrase “I don’t like foreign movies” might be “I...– Killing Orson Welles at Midnight, By Zadie Smith
In Boston, he let his hair grow long in imitation of Jesus, became a...– The Man Who Shot the Man Who Shot Lincoln, By Ernest B. Furgurson (read this!)
I think I’m starting to come around on hugs. Cheek-kissing is a tough one though.
me: Hey, Brian. The 400 Bros.
lj: what is 400 bros?
me: It's a pun on a Truffaut movie
bw: Oh, I get it 400 Blows
bw: More like the 400 BLOWS
ask them what the chances are that you guys will come across a drifter who eats...– lj, re: tomorrow’s trip to yosemite
ok the theme for this one was "fashion"
Ben is earnest. He is kind to animals. He tips 20 percent, even if the service wasn’t great, because maybe they were just having a bad day. He volunteers. He plays his guitar under an oak tree in the quad. He is a good singer. He did well in calculus, but not so well it ruined the curve. Ben makes his own shampoo. He has dreadlocks, and they look great on him. Ben quit school to really focus on...
Should I cross-post my 500-word fictionish pieces onto this thing or leave them in an unread wordpress blog?
When are the waffles in season?– lj, on future culinary adventures
GOLDEN GATE BRIDE
lj: I love getting mail-mail
me: What about male mail
lj: I want a Male Order Bridge
me: NO I love IT!!
LIVE APRIL FOOLS' UPDATE
me: ok I think this email from my coworker is an April Fools' joke
me: Can you add to the flyer: Presented by: Kazan, McClain, Abrams, Fernandez, Lyons, Greenwood, Harley & Oberman Foundation, Inc.
me: The Entire Phone Book Foundation, Inc., LLC
me: Haha, IT'S NOT!
as: hahaha what!
me: looooooooool now i am dumb for emailing "YOU CAN'T FOOL ME"
me: I WAS DOUBLE-FOOLED!!!