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On Inside Balochistan With Willem Marx

Hats of to The Awl for Over There.

Posted on February 1, 2014 at 3:40 am 0

On SoulCycle SoulCycle SoulCycle

I just read this whole thing and have no idea what this activity involves. I felt that way about a lot of things in 2013.

Posted on December 23, 2013 at 3:42 pm 0

On The Insane Whole Foods Gowanus Is Open For Your Gentrifying Needs

One post encapsulates why I both love and hate America with the white hot passion of 1000 suns.

Posted on December 17, 2013 at 1:39 pm 2

On Forest Fire, "Passengers"

Lloyd Cole stands the test of time.

Posted on December 4, 2013 at 2:55 am 0

On 'The Day After' Was A Scary Thing That Happened 30 Years Ago Today

I didn't watch it (the lead up chatter terrified me too much) but this movie, and when my high school spanish teacher walked into class and said "expect a nuclear war" after KAL was shot down, were pivotal to my understanding of the world in the 1980s.

Posted on November 20, 2013 at 1:02 pm 0

On Los Angeles Briefly Interesting

That autoplay is a real pestilence.

Posted on October 30, 2013 at 12:22 pm 1

On Let's Make Thanksgiving Better

In the carpetblog household, "It's not Thanksgiving until someone is standing out on the deck, crying in the cold rain." So I am for this, but suggest including only the cold months in the Surprise Thanksgiving lottery

Posted on October 27, 2013 at 10:42 am 0

On Welcome To Rocktober

this is amazing.

Posted on October 1, 2013 at 11:51 am 0

On From Whom Do You Want To Learn About Syria?

@fried mars bar This.

Posted on August 29, 2013 at 11:06 am 0

On iPads For Dogs

It was a joy to go back and re-read the original.

Posted on August 28, 2013 at 1:59 am 0