EMC=Eve Madeline Caldwell, Artist: 10 Myths About... →
evemadelinecaldwell: Myth #1 – Introverts don’t like to talk. This is not true. Introverts just don’t talk unless they have something to say. They hate small talk. Get an introvert talking about something they are interested in, and they won’t shut up for days. Myth #2 – Introverts are shy. Shyness has nothing to…
A word that does not exist in the English...
mewstew: Ya’aburnee Arabic – Both morbid and beautiful at once, this incantatory word means “You bury me,” a declaration of one’s hope that they’ll die before another person because of how difficult it would be to live without them.
Fifteen to eighteen percent of girls under twelve now wear mascara, eyeliner and...– “How To Talk To Little Girls” by Lisa Bloom (via crookedindifference)
For the first eight years of our marriage, [Michelle and I] were paying more in...– —President Obama in North Carolina today on why Congress has to act to prevent interest rates on student loans from doubling (via barackobama) When Obama was nominated, he got a lot of criticism for not having military experience. I think it’s more pertinent that he had the experience of not...
They are very clever shows, but they also fetishise cleverness. Cleverness is...– Steven Moffat on Sherlock and Doctor Who, plus my opinion on clever television in general. (via we-named-the-dog-indiana)
Life was immeasurably better once I forced myself to stop taking it seriously.– Hunter S. Thompson (via heliplopter)
Mewstew: dear americans →
abysmallybeshitted: in the light of recent attempts at passing SOPA and PIPA, and the passing of NDAA, and now attempts to pass PCFIPA (Protect Children from Internet Pornographers Act, aka “SOPA 2.0 also do it for the children”) and S510 (criminalizing of growing one’s own food), among…
Rep. Barney Frank is a total BAMF
cognitivedissonance: His latest interview with The New York Times is fantastic. An excerpt: Interviewer: You’ve long argued for the decriminalization of marijuana. Do you smoke weed? Barney Frank: No. Interviewer: Why not? Barney Frank: Why do you ask a question, then act surprised when I give an answer? Do you think I lie to people? Interviewer: I thought you might explain why you support...
If he releases his tax returns Romney runs the risk, in the current climate, of...– It might be hard to paint Obama as some prissy Harvard elitist against this guy (via The Dish) OK, I also like mocking Romney’s campaign. -Jess (via stfuconservatives)
everydayappetite: Episode UNO of our new show. A little bit of food, a little bit music plus a whole lot of bullshit… I am impatient for warmer days and gardens overflowing with squash blossoms and outdoor silliness.