It was nine years ago this week...
… that I moved into Brittany Hall, on the corner of 10th and Broadway, to start my freshman year at NYU. I wish I had kept a journal that first semester, since I don’t remember all that much. I do remember the first days vividly, though: there was a drinks night at El Cantinero (which I think we didn’t need an ID to get in although it may have happened after I got my fake down on...
One in seven Britons arrested abroad held over... →
I know “Locked Up Abroad” is popular, but this is ridiculous.
(I use “pegging” in the sense of “tying to upcoming events,” not in the Dan...– the Awl
America's 25 Douchiest Colleges →
katiebakes: I like the entry for Amherst at #7: Affectations: Quiet sense of superiority; intense desire to be surrounded by 1,700 people almost exactly like you; Choate soccer jacket. Oh, NYU, just outside the top ten, looking in. Very appropriate.
ohrohin: Viet-Nom-Nom-Nom: One Man’s Quest For Finding the Most Delicious Banh Mi In Town Don’t forget the secret side search for the best Cambodian and Laotian Banh Mi.
Naked passenger forces Southwest flight to return... →
There’s no way this world will change. There’s no way people are...– from Time’s Las Vegas in peril article—by Joel Stein, of all people.
I was saying, “More swastikas, more swastikas,” and the Germans would say, “How...– Eli Roth
Chick and Ducks and Geese Better Scurry →
I wrote this article about getting on the water in... →
(via paulbrady) I guess “falling into the Gowanus” would count as getting “in” the water.
The little children laugh at her behind her back.
katiebakes: Is there a straightforward way to find photos that are in the Post online? I’m successful like 2% of the time. I ask becauase there is the tackiest photo EVER of Kate Hudson sitting with all the other Yankee wives on page 13 and it’s making me sad so I want to share it with the world. Pretty sure it’s impossible. I speak from experience, when they re-ran the photo of me as a...
ohrohin: I’m so sick of Tucker Max. I hope he falls into a well. You’re just asking him to write another book called “I Hope They Serve Beer in (the) Well”, you know.
With almost three decades' worth of memories from... →
natashavc: Feeling compelled to read this. Every one is really mean about Chevy Chase. Good book, but not as good as it should be. And, in some places, kinda thin, despite it’s massive girth.
Here is a framework for compromise. Cede the first 10 days of August back to...– August: Let’s get rid of it. - By David Plotz - Slate Magazine (via heyitsnoah) Isn’t it bad enough that those of us born in August had to deal with the indignity of summer birthdays growing up and getting a few measly cupcakes at the beginning of each school year when all the other kids had their...
Opportunities to portray interactions of import go to waste; in particular,...– Salon