Why Parks and Recreation is Different, and Better
cavecityoutlaw: Charlie and I were sitting around watching Parks and Rec this weekend, and I happened upon just what makes this show so different from other sitcoms, and why it is so much better. Every sitcom since The Honeymooners has been driven by character tension and conflict. I Love Lucy would not have been funny if Lucy never pissed Ricky off. If Jerry was an understanding, patient,...
…assassin’s black doesn’t frighten everyone, and in certain sections of society...– Terry Pratchett, Pyramids (via inky) Oxford Comma jokes.
ANY THOUGHTS ON STEVE JOBS’S RECENT PASSING? I’m devastated to hear that Steve...– Lil B BASED MACBOOK?!?!?!?! Rest Here (via fuckyeahcliffordmattis) Sometimes, when horrible tragedies befall us- like the untimely death of Steve Jobs- we are tempted to question the existence of a just and loving Based God. It is at these moments, though, when our faith in Based God is shaken,...
Dion- Born to Be With You
ratsonly: Enjoy Hey, did you guys get on this? This album is incredible. ”Only You Know” is a terrific rock song, and Phil Spector’s production is at its most massive and woozy. Listen to this and Scott Walker back to back. I am.
Perhaps part of the reason why so many of our elites, both political &...– The Shock Doctrine - Naomi Klein (via tashpoeme) One of the best books.
Kill Screen: William Gibson on the Demise of... →
killscreendaily: As a pioneer of cyberpunk, William Gibson occupies an extremely relevant place at the intersection of culture and technology. Speaking last month during a conference at the Chicago Humanities Festival, he made some interesting observations on the decline of cyberspace and the future of… There are some great WG quotes on the other side of the link, and, more importantly, an...
This is so fantastic. New England is the best. Hat tip to James at 10engines for this wonderful video.
I didn’t have a manifesto. I had some discontent. It seemed to me that...– William Gibson (via mappeal)