Museum drone in Washington, DC. The artist formerly known as "Princess Sparkle Pony."

On When Your Grandmother Loses a Toe

The drawing for your mother looks just like a Helen Frankenthaler.

Posted on September 16, 2014 at 11:59 am 0

On What I Learned in Two Years at the Tea Party

One of the banners the "Operation American Spring" folks had on the Mall in DC read "America IS a Christian Nation."

Posted on June 13, 2014 at 3:16 pm 0

On I Write These Stupid Words: Weezer's Normcore Revolution

Jesus, tuck your shirts in! OK, at least two of them!

Posted on May 12, 2014 at 11:08 am 0

On Death Of Literacy Commemorated In Infographic

They could have been really dramatic and added Doctor Who to the list.

Posted on May 1, 2014 at 1:57 pm 0

On The End Of Comments

Awl comment threads tend to be good, smart, short. When I see articles on the Huffington Post (for instance) and see that there are 5,000 comments, I just wonder what is the point?

Posted on April 15, 2014 at 11:46 am 1

On Recollections Of Jameson, Brought To You By Jameson

J. G. Ballard: "If I'm not surrounded by enough brand names, I start to feel unloved."

Posted on April 8, 2014 at 10:29 am 0

On Crazy Made-Up Animal Spotted In Crazy All-Too-Real State

Awww, that poor dog has a terrible case of mange. How can that not be obvious to anybody who views this?

Posted on February 5, 2014 at 12:49 pm 0

On How To Give Birth To A Rabbit

And the moral of this story is: Don't have a cow, man.

Posted on January 3, 2014 at 11:28 am 0

On 2013 Style: A Tragedy In Four Acts

Sometimes I look at the "street style" things at the LA Times, and it's always really, really comically terrible. Ordinary people in Southern California dress so badly it's baffling. And I live in Washington, DC, and I'm saying this!

Posted on January 2, 2014 at 7:08 pm 1

On I Cannot Believe How Excited I Am About A New Cord But Sweet Mother Of Christ I Am So Excited

"Work has begun on a new generation of USB that will break compatibility with existing connectors in order to improve ease of use and allow for thinner devices force people to buy a whole bunch of shit they already have."


Posted on December 4, 2013 at 2:27 pm 0