Drunken man jumps on shark's head, kills it →
fuckyeahsharks: [Reworded for clarity and emphasis added for fucking badassery] Dragan Stevic of Serbia is a new Egyptian hero who accidentally killed a large shark that had previously terrorized numerous tourists (killing one and injuring four) at the Egyptian resort Sarm El Sheikh. Milovan Ubirapa, a friend of Stevic’s who witnessed the incident, explained that Dragan had decided to go to...
my top ten albums of fiscal year 2010.
It’s hard every year, and this was the hardest one yet. I can’t think of a year where I became more educated about great music (my discovery of indie music in 2006 might qualify), and I’ve certainly never been more open-minded and expansive in my taste. I learned to appreciate dance music, country, hip-hop, punk rock, post-punk, and other genres I either never knew about or never gave a fair...
200+ ways of describing drunkenness, courtesy of... →
My personal favorites: He’s halfway to Concord He’s been too free with the creature He’s taken off his considering-cap He’s in his element He owes no man a farthing He’s been to France He spoke with his friend He’s globular He’s got the Glanders He’s lordly He’s raised his monuments He’s been among the Philippians He’s...
you can never quarantine the past.
George Shinn—noted entrepreneur, liar, and all-around shitbag—has sold his majority share in the Hornets to the NBA. Shinn has owned the franchise since 1987, and, after (allegedly) getting caught forcing a woman to pleasure him sexually, moved the Hornets from Charlotte to New Orleans in an attempt to rehabilitate his image. When the Hornets were forced to relocate to Oklahoma City because of...
jeff mangum, live, december 5th, 2010. →
The recording kind of sucks, but it’s Jeff Mangum performing live in this decade. Get to work, gumshoes.
it's all the love i've got.
When I was about sixteen—not coincidentally, this was around the time my love for Illinois was reaching its apex—I read an interview between an indie music site and Sufjan Stevens. I was struck by a number of things in the interview, like Stevens’ intensity and obvious focus, his casual brilliance, his sense of purpose and knowledge of his craft. I was also shocked at how jealous I was after I...