YES! (h/t Nick Seaver)
I tend to write more when I move to a new place. The reasons are obvious—moving forces you to change habits, and you become more aware of your surroundings and notice things in a way that you can’t help but share. Driving into DC a year and eight months ago, I was astounded by how green and beautiful the trees were. It was staggering. After a while, you become dull to the novelty of...
No one outside of America says ‘I wish I had a senate like yours’– James fallows discusses his new book China Airborne at politics and prose
There’s a hydro-fracking boom in western Pennsylvania. You can’t get...– We Picked Up John Waters Hitchhiking’ And You Can, Too
Pop Culture and the Third World: The Pentagon... →
popthirdworld: The Pentagon and the CIA have been offering advice, resources and even state-of-the-art military aircraft to Hollywood (and Katy Perry) for decades. In doing so, it has attempted to control the way the US military and the US Government are portrayed on screen. In Ridley Scott’s Black…
Why I'll never move in with a significant other... →
yes. I’d totally be this guy.
I have nothing now but praise for my life. I’m not unhappy. I cry a lot...– Maurice Sendak on Fresh Air (via Gawker)
Ok. I kind of forgive you, Buzzfeed →
Other papers suggest Bin Laden ordered his militants to look out for...– “Osama Bin Laden documents released” in the BBC
3) When you hit a certain point in your 20s, everyone around you starts to get...– 10 things they really don’t tell you at graduation by Alexandra Petri Washington Post 3 May 2012
Ohio as a Piano →
Uninstalling spotify so I can listen to the Columbus metro area on repeat (h/t 5blx)