baseball video. that’s a first.
I feel a jolt of excitement whenever I hear about a woman traveling alone,...– Sarah Hepola in “Every woman should travel alone”, Salon.com On an unrelated note, Dad thinks I’m in North Korea again, which is somewhere you actually can’t go alone unless you’re willing to go to jail or die. But I never do anything alone. I hate that about myself.
Why do we spend at least 1,000 times more money protecting ourselves from...– Andrew Cohen, on terrorism and gun violence. (via theatlantic)
Someone else's memory
In the early 90’s—and don’t ask her what year, specifically, because she swears she can’t remember—KK marched to the White House with Stop AIDS. A protest, but not an ask more specific than to stop the horror of the disease. She worked her way to the front of the crowd where she realized she wasn’t part of a protest, but a political funeral. A man at the front...
NPR's First Listen: 'Out Of Many: 50 Years Of... →
The concept of the compilation Out of Many: 50 Years of Reggae Music is simple. 50 years ago, Jamaica won independence from the British-ruled West Indies Federation. Around that same time, popular music in Jamaica began solidifying into some of the many sounds we now think of as reggae. Out of Many tells those two stories in parallel, with one song selected to represent the sound of each year...
If Greece wins a gold medal, will they give it to... →
HA! newyorker: Shouts & Murmurs: Olympic Story Lines to Watch
How much do you know about HIV/AIDS? Test your... →
The International AIDS Conference starts on Sunday, and my employer is the official webcaster of the event. I’m geeking out on HIV/AIDS stuff at the office already, but I also just like quizzes. I got an 8/10 which makes me a C student. See how you fare!
Creative Ways to Serve a Watermelon →
Some of these are really awesome. Hopefully I’ll have occasion to make one!
Cateye glasses for your boobs →
My childhood friend made regretsy. I am so proud! K.C.: “Biggest accomplishment of my life—and I once stuffed an entire orange in my mouth.”
How I left things
me: I miss you, obviously. how is brian (my replacement)?
DC Roommate: aww
well brian is a gay version of you
if that is possible
he describes himself as an episode of portlandia
he has like 10 different things to brew coffee