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On The Awl Bracket Contest Update: In Which Everyone Learns That TruTV Is Channel 779

I'm currently in 163rd place, which given the fact that I know nothing of basketball and had never heard of several of the competing colleges, I say not bad for me.

Posted on March 21, 2011 at 12:24 pm 0

On The Best Songs About New York That Don't Have 'New York' In The Title

'Slip Away' David Bowie. Although if you want to go earlier 'DJ' works quite well for capturing the splintered paranoia of New York in the late 1970's.

Posted on January 25, 2011 at 8:48 pm 0

On The Best Songs About New York That Don't Have 'New York' In The Title

I think 'Miss You' would work; it's pretty New York-y and from the same album.

Posted on January 25, 2011 at 8:45 pm 1

On "The Black People, as a Class, Have No Thought For the Future" --1874, the 'Times'

Falling asleep at a bar after being conned into paying for rounds of drinks is not isolated to recently freed slaves in the Deep South, I'll have you know.

Posted on January 24, 2011 at 8:22 pm 2

On Secession and the City: Let's Get Out of This State!

Yawn city, Mr. Textbook.

Posted on November 9, 2010 at 9:12 pm 0

On Women Find a Way to Actually Set the Internet on Fire

I just had half an abortion. #masturbationjokes

Posted on November 4, 2010 at 6:48 pm 1

On Lil Wayne Is Free And Wall Street's Back!

I know how those bankers feel! Today I bought an Egg McMuffin, because, you know, I deserve to live a little.

Posted on November 4, 2010 at 11:19 am 0

On Milchtrinkers Uber Alles

How does one say 'La Vache qui Rit' in German?

Posted on October 18, 2010 at 11:03 am 0

On "True Prep": It Is Not the Time for the Preppy New Testament

Money Never Sleeps.

Posted on September 13, 2010 at 8:38 pm 0

On Damien Hirst: The End of His Era

He could always die.

Posted on September 13, 2010 at 7:56 pm 0