Where we're going, we don't need pants.
Me: “The Wales Are Aligning” as per the Corduroy Appreciation Club
Me: which schedules its shady gatherings
Me: on those dates which most closely resemble corduroy.
BD: And when will anyone celebrate houndstooth day?
Me: That gets celebrated in another dimension.
BD: Ah. Yes, Corduroy in Tesseract.
nprfreshair: The United Nations says today symbolically marks the moment when the world’s population reaches 7 billion. A little more than two centuries ago, the global population was 1 billion. How did it grow so big so fast?
All your educational systems and all your cultural beliefs, force you to be...– Osho (via tusha)
Doug's a werewolf. →
Act 1, This American Life, January 5, 2001. I’ve posted this before. It is by far the best story I’ve heard of siblings scaring the shit out of each other when left alone by their parents.
[picture of some wild animal eating something out...
Novelists think a lot about God … [because] we create whole worlds and we people...– On today’s Fresh Air, writer Scott Spencer talks about religion, chaos, prison writing, violence and defending others. (via nprfreshair)
Craig Kilborn is on Chuck
The original host of The Daily Show. Easy to forget considering the stature (ahem) of the current host.
Unless you go as a robot.
6h057: So the more effort you put into your Halloween costume the less likely you are to get laid? Got it. Chicks dig robots. With fully functional tank treads, touch screens, and retractable hardware. You’ll have to fight them off.
He believes he is innocent and the gods will protect him if humans fail.– Friend of Rajat Gupta, on his surrendering to the FBI today, which is Diwali.
Radiolab: Slow →
This one is especially good, I think. There are moments—you’ll probably know which—when I’m reminded of a novel I’m reading that deals with politics, primarily through the medium of language. There’s a group of individuals whose very culture is bound up in language; a visiting group attempts to decipher it; initial attempts at communication fail but only in one...
[…] It not about rich people having more money. It about how they got money. It...– “Cookie Monster” Offers Best Explanation Yet for Occupy Wall Street - San Francisco News - The Snitch (via aquarion)
Eyes Wide SUCK.– The best film review of all time, by Teresa Wu
Fantasy is escapist, and that is its glory. If a soldier is imprisoned by the...– J.R.R. Tolkien (via foresthymn)