this morning's random playlist
jump, little children - cathedrals ben harper - faded ray lamontagne - can i stay? duke ellington and ella fitzgerald - don’t mean a thing (if it ain’t got that swing) fiona apple - better version of me kid cudi - t.g.i.f. sufjan stevens - romulus jump, little children - opium (live) i love it when random amazing songs follow each other randomly.
"TR may have been the most interesting man who... →
the book comes out on tuesday. saturday night i was in a bookstore, and while they wouldn’t sell me the book, they did let me look at it and hold it, and that’ll be enough to get me to tomorrow (also, i think that sentence pretty much sums me up nicely).
She posted she posted! →
lyttonreport: Another Hyperbole and a Half! this is exactly what i needed from the internet today
i found out yesterday that my uncle lloyd died (he actually died on sunday, but i didn’t find out until yesterday. this is because my mom sent an email that for some reason never got to me. we have now instituted a strict dying relative equates phone call policy). he was actually my oldest living relative, just a week shy of 98. and he was actually pretty cool. when someone would ask...
Pondering the allure of the abandoned →
lovely little read by todd’s friend ben about why he (and i as well) love abandoned subway stations.
from 67 out of 875,000 to 2: the remaining... →
“Treblinka holds a notorious place in history as perhaps the most vivid example of the ‘Final Solution,’ the Nazi plot to rid Europe of Jews. Along with the lesser known Belzec and Sobibor camps, it was designed with the sole intention of exterminating Jews, and Treblinka was by far the deadliest. Victims, transported there in cattle cars, were gassed to death almost immediately...
what would we call a combined manhattan/brooklyn? ... →