what is the word for the feeling when you find out that someone you met recently in passing has been killed?
New York Post Haiku
Five shot in Brooklyn Gingko leaves turning yellow Autumn chills New York
doree: natashavc: “Hello!” said the shotgun to the head. The new RadarOnline. I have heard no real bitterness from the staff. Which makes them saints in my eyes, cause this slop is just beyond infruiating. I think it’s actually more comforting that it sucks. Because it means that what Balk, Choire, and everyone else were doing was good because they were actually talented and knew what they...
vinyl junkie - record fair edition
I promised myself I wouldn’t buy any vinyl until I had the stereo set up to my satisfaction in my new place, which I did last weekend. Conveniently, this weekend was the annual WFMU Record Fair, where I scored big time. Average record priced under $3. Bask in my glory! What is Beat? -The English Beat Debut Issue 03 - V/A (i.e. Blancmange, Belois Some, Shriekback) The Pacific Age -...
Something I thought had already happened, but... →
photographer: sitting outside the garage where [redacted]'s car used to be
me: taking photos of things that don't exist?
photographer: several shots of an empty garage on their way to you.
photographer: and ready for dessert!
boss: what are you giggling at over there?
me: oh, just [features editor] harassing me.
photo editor: show me on the doll where she touched you.
overheard at work: when animals attack
news editor: well, that's just not natural.
photo editor: what? the lion riding the horse? I know.
news editor: supposed to be the other way around.
New York Times paranthetical aside of the day.
katiebakes: (Japanese cooks, however, consider toasted rice overcooked and highly undesirable. The unwanted crust left stuck to the bottom of the rice cooker is called okoge — the same word used as slang for a single woman who spends a lot of time with gay men.) Thank you, Julia Moskin. Just … thank you. I can only add that 1) okoge is my new screen name, and 2) in persian countries, the rice...