Time Warp Wednesday - April Mix 2005
Notice how amazing my music taste was as a sophomore in high school. Stumbled across this gem of a playlist today - I used to make a themed mix for each month of the year and this was apparently what I thought of April. Note: Prom was in April hence track 4. 1. Plainsong - The Cure 2. Rebellion (Lies) - The Arcade Fire 3. Legendary - Lou Barlow 4. Existentialism on Prom Night - Straylight...
15 Swedish Words We Should Incorporate Into... →
kateoplis: “Swedish, adding to all the awesomeness, has proven especially adept at coining new words for the new circumstances occasioned by new technologies. Below, some of the best Swedologisms I could find, via the Swedish news site The Local. We should, obviously, incorporate them into English as soon as possible. 1.Bloggbävning, n. Definition: Literally translating to “blogquake,” the word...
America being behind France in ‘upward mobility’, is like France being behind...– Ariana Huffington (via kateoplis)
The Justices on Voting Rights
Chief Justice John Roberts (to SG Verrilli): “General, is it — is it the government’s submission that the citizens in the South are more racist than citizens in the North” Justice Antonin Scalia (to SG Verrilli): “And this last enactment, not a single vote in the Senate against it. And the House is pretty much the same. Now, I don’t think that’s attributable to...
Saturday mornings sound like this.
2012 Playlist: Mayan Melodrama
Part I Metric - Artificial Nocturne Cat Power - I Found a Reason Sharon Van Etten - Give Out Alabama Shakes - I Found You Miike Snow - The Wave Bronze Radio Return - Digital Love Andrew Bird - Orpheo Looks Back Blitzen Trapper - Furr Jack White - I’m Shakin’ Etta James - Sunday Kind of Love Fitz and The Tantrums - Money Grabber The XX - Tides Totally Enormous Extinct...
Worst Words of 2012
“amazeballs: You think it’s irritating that people overuse the word amazing, particularly when they pronounce it ah-mah-zing. But amazeballs makes you want to commit violence against your own eardrums. For realballs. artisanal: If you have to listen to one more hipster brag about something being artisanal, you are going to snap their Ray-Bans in half. “Artisanal” has become such a commonplace...
From Tehran to the B Train →
I ART THIS How amazing is this installation in Japan? Each year the city of Kuwana creates a magical garden turned light theme park. The result is an enchanted wonderland. Not to sound cliché but we want to skip through this park while listening to this.
Robyn - Don’t Fucking Tell Me What To Do ...
When I stand before thee at the day’s end, thou shalt see my scars and...– Stray Bird by Rabindranath Tagore