A luminous luminary.
Bah, this is just a half-measure. If Tina Brown ran Gothamist they would have photoshopped him together with Courtney Love and Frances Bean Cobain!
When I was in Minsk in winter, the combination of constant snowcover and clouds, the dull clothing of the populace (grayscale or brown), and the brutalist but grand/futuristic architecture like the Polytechnic Institute made me wonder if I had found the society depicted in The Giver.
For what it's worth, it was an odd/amusing moment when I discovered that prominent civil rights attorney Connie Rice *is* actually the cousin of Condi Rice. Perhaps we should restrict our confusion to people who have the same last name AND whose first names start with the same letter???
Look, European colonialism in Africa was such a success that they've just decided to give it another go! At least, I think that's what I read in a Newsweek article by Niall Ferguson recently...
Look, it's just important to note that Mitt has come a long way, considering his father's Mexican immigrant background.
Yes, yes, but more importantly the *real* Stonewall Jackson would be 188, had he not been cut down by the mistaken fire of some good-for-nothing Tar Heels.
Can we sell Manhattan back to the Dutch? Bet they'd fix it up real nice! And then there will actually be an international boundary between NJ and Manhattan, when it only just felt that way before...
I, for one, hope they use this remaining time to publish the exposé "Cat Abortion: The Secret Feline Epidemic"
"The Magical Honky is a stock character who appears suddenly and without a defined past or distinguishing qualities of his own. He finds a black politician and then unlocks his secret rage, only to disappear back into the mist, his job done."
So, is there a Tumblr yet for the 61% of those who don't pay federal income taxes, but that do pay payroll taxes?