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drinkyourjuice: As we roll into 2012, let’s try to remember that women existed before Bridesmaids and that calling 2011 the year of the funny woman is like me calling the act of finally watching My So Called Life on Netflix Instant its series premiere.
Tumblr's Support Problem with 'Missing e'
missing-e: As many users have observed, Tumblr has recently given users a choice to uninstall Missing e or revoke support for your account. The reasons they give for suggesting that you uninstall Missing e are the worst-case scenario for installing browser extensions or browser modifications of any kind. However, Missing e is not a source of these kinds of problems. At worst, Missing e may...
You know that's what they're scared of, right?
abaldwin360: So, I just shared that article about how Louis CK made a million dollars in twelve days with DRM-free downloads. Then, earlier this month, Universal had a video Megaupload owned taken off of youtube, then claimed that they couldn’t be sued for it. I wonder how much of the million Louis CK would have seen had he gone though a label. I’m guessing they would have gotten a pretty big...
I love Los Angeles. I know a lot of people go there and they see just a huge...– David Lynch, Catching The Big Fish (via bbook)
White Supremacy + Autism
liquornspice: Here’s an excerpt from a NYTimes piece (Navigating Love and Autism) about a young man with Asperger’s Syndrome: A chemistry whiz, he had spent much of his adolescence teaching himself to make explosives and setting them off in the woods in experiments that he hoped would earn him a patent but that instead led the state police and the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and...
I'm neither cynical nor enthusiastic
Merry Christmas if you feel like it
human-activities: 1. Is it winter again, is it cold again, didn’t Frank just slip on the ice, didn’t he heal, weren’t the spring seeds planted didn’t the night end, didn’t the melting ice flood the narrow gutters wasn’t my body rescued, wasn’t it safe didn’t the scar form, invisible above the injury terror and cold, didn’t they just end, wasn’t the back garden harrowed and planted– I...
surfinwinter: James William Hindle - Silent...
I hate Irish comedy television so much
human-activities: tee-hee, i thought about buying yet another book to read, but decided against it because all i care about is feeding my face and relating to my dog
Discovering Autism: Unraveling An Epidemic →
givemesomethingtoread: Rates of autism have exploded over the last 20 years. In exploring the phenomenon and its repercussions, Los Angeles Times staff writer Alan Zarembo interviewed dozens of clinicians, researchers, parents and educators and reviewed scores of scientific studies. Zarembo, along with Doug Smith and Sandra Poindexter of the Times data team, also analyzed autism rates and...
My iPad just told me Kim Jong Il is dead
mugwumpian: the futuuuuuure
Have you read more than 6 of these books? The BBC...
jethroq: the-face-of-broe: Bold those books you’ve read in their entirety. Italicize the ones you started but didn’t finish or read only an excerpt. I officially lose “Embarassment” by admitting I haven’t read Hamlet. 1 Pride and Prejudice – Jane Austen 2 The Lord of the Rings – JRR Tolkien 3 Jane Eyre – Charlotte Bronte 4 Harry Potter series - J.K. Rowling 5 To Kill a...
jethroq asked: Every time I see your tumblr title, I keep reading it as Unabomber. Unatumblr?
Three myths supporters of the NDAA are spreading. →
disobey: I’ve read through the circa 3000 notes on my quote from yesterday, and since many of those people feel inclined to not believe my responses or to go read for themselves, heres another source addressing those questions. @Spinor
jthurteau replied to your link: Tumblr Personality Test ;D The button doesn’t actually do anything other than take you to a static page, the same page everyone will get. In the source for that page there is a line: var you_have_discovered_the_secret = “http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Forer_effect”;
fuckyeahalder replied to your link: Tumblr Personality Test i got the exact same result and i’m guessing so will everyone else since the “test” doesn’t at any point take read any data from your tumblr. I figured. I can see through vague BS.
Tumblr Personality Test →
You have a great need for other people to like and admire you. You have a tendency to be critical of yourself. You have a great deal of unused capacity which you have not turned to your advantage. While you have some personality weaknesses, you are generally able to compensate for them. Disciplined and self-controlled outside, you tend to be worrisome and insecure inside. At times you have...
jthurteau replied to your post: Freedom!
Um, you guys know about NDAA, right? →
spinor: waderandolph: More info: http://www.washingtonsblog.com/2011/12/the-indefinite-detention-bill-does-apply-to-american-citizens-on-u-s-soil.html Except, you know, it’s still not true. Damn, I thought that this urban myth was over. (e) Nothing in this section shall be construed to affect existing law or authorities, relating to the detention of United States citizens, lawful...
Um, you guys know about NDAA, right? →
waderandolph: More info: http://www.washingtonsblog.com/2011/12/the-indefinite-detention-bill-does-apply-to-american-citizens-on-u-s-soil.html