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On Benzos And Opulence: At The Marrakech Film Festival

Benzodiazepines are a class of drugs and Valium (diazepam) is just one of them. Also, good luck trying to kill someone with Valium -- you'd need a Mason jar full of pills and even then you'd probably need to augment it with something else.

Posted on December 7, 2012 at 3:57 pm 0

On Chains Evil

Also, don't forget, Papa John Whatshisface just hosted a fund-raiser for Romney. I think I read it on Buzzfeed, or whatever that is.

Posted on July 24, 2012 at 1:41 pm 0

On Future Brooklyn: The Dadvorcé Mancave

I don't know if it translates, but this is what's happening in D.C. It is pretty sad!

Posted on May 16, 2012 at 10:44 am 0

On I Have Thoughts About Commenting Systems!

I feel like my low-number license plates are being revoked from a car I hardly ever drive. But I guess Choire knows what he is doing.

Posted on May 3, 2012 at 7:18 pm 0

On On the Other Hand, Never Write a Book

What is it with crazy people and commas?

Posted on April 3, 2012 at 3:56 pm 1

On The Man Who Makes Money Publishing Your Nude Pics

I hadn't even heard of the site before I read this article, but I have to wonder if maybe some of these shrieking & indignant 6-digit Awl commenters (welcome!) are actively refusing to learn from experience (their own or others') on the grounds that the guy offering the lesson might be a creep.

If you're at a party, or in bed, or wherever, and someone pulls out a B-berry and starts taking pictures of everyone and uploading them to FB, nobody complains to the photographer or asks him to delete any files containing your likeness. I do, but I'm old and weird and I'm not terrified of confronting people. Most people don't. And somehow Moore is duty-bound to self-censor but your friend with the i-phone is not? How does that begin to make sense?

Posted on November 10, 2011 at 5:53 pm 1

On Shut Up, Long Island

My 87 year-old grandparents are in their 90s, and dead, so it could be worse.

Posted on August 31, 2011 at 12:55 pm 1

On Joe Lieberman, Worst Person Ever, Pimps Book in NYC Tonight

I once saw him and his wife at the Ikea in Virginia on a Saturday. I'm assuming they didn't walk there, so he's full of shit on this subject, too.

Posted on August 31, 2011 at 11:37 am 1

On A Chronological History Of Cigarette Smoking, By Brand

Lewis Lapham smokes Parliament Lights. Is this good, or bad?

Posted on May 3, 2011 at 3:44 pm 1

On 111 Male Characters Of British Literature, In Order Of Bangability

No Anatole? No Bingo Little? Someone is asleep at the switch.

Posted on April 29, 2011 at 2:27 pm 1