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let listmas begin! 50 worst songs of the decade →
everyone is counting down both the year and the decade, and i thought i would join in the spectacle. there will be personal lists, but i figured i’d start here with a countdown of the worst. get the things we don’t like more or less out of the way before the best (this is also how i eat meals by the way, saving the best parts for last. also m&ms, keeping orange and blue out till...
it snowed in new york! →
a play by play, in video form.
70 minute review of Star Wars I: The Phantom... →
way too thorough. way too awesome.
assembling the statue of liberty →
incredible photos of the green lady taken nearly 125 years ago.
Song of the moment - “Busted Heart” by...
the day the music died
29 years ago, John Lennon was assassinated in front of his apartment here in NYC. given that i wasn’t alive at the time, i could only guess what that felt like. to have a symbol not just of music, but a culture, a movement, and a lifestyle so abruptly and tragically extinguished. i’ve been past both the dakota and strawberry fields multiple times, and have only been able to glimpse...
fortnight in mainstream usage
for the better part of 2 years, i have been on a mission to bring back the word “fortnight.” for those who don’t know, it’s a unit of measurement for time, and it covers 2 weeks. rarely do you see it outside a Jane Austen novel, but over the past few years, it’s been cropping up, though again mainly in UK publications (Economist anyone?). all this changed however,...
reaching out to touch someone
Alison Lytton has finally convinced me to sign up for a tumblr account. given that she has rarely led me wrong in internet things (see: my love for google reader), it seems that it may be a good idea. i guess time will tell…