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Problems with a Large Vocabularly
Instead of thinking of the short, easy word first, I think of the longer, more exact word. I am constantly having to remember to write pitches with words people can actually understand. Just now, I wrote that the results of a study I am writing about were “disconcerting.” No, Glenda, no. No one wants to read long words. They like them short and sensational, like...
Crazy day. How is it possible that I have so many emails to send?
I get up every morning determined to both change the world and have one hell of...– E. B. White
If you come to a fork in the road, take it.– Yogi Berra
Heathers Hits Broadway →
I love when campy cult classics make the leap to the stage.
NYTimes: Why Are These Renters Smiling? →
“The biggest drop was in studio apartments in doorman buildings, which have fallen 8.33 percent from the same time last year.” Renters across Manhattan play “Let’s Make a Deal.” I can’t freaking wait til our lease is up
The more I live, the more I think that humor is the saving sense.– Jacob Riis (via whatcriscilikes)
Um, yea, so let’s talk about how Bo Burnham is playing APW… What!?
AP Lists Dailies That Have Cut Editions in Past... →
All Points West announces '09 lineup →
thephenthouse: rhodyram: It sounds like a bizarre triple bill: Coldplay, Tool and Beastie Boys. And it would be, if the three groups were to perform together. But, more sensibly, they will headline different nights of this summer’s All Points West Music and Arts Festival. (via @chrisdimare) “The festival, scheduled for Fri.-Sun., July 31-Aug. 2 at Liberty State Park in Jersey City, will...
Back from Vermont
Totally relaxed after a fun weekend at Mt. Snow. Gorgeous weather, tons of giggles and simply a great time. I’m going to sleep hard tonight.
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Today is my 1 year anniv on Tumblr.
thephenthouse: …and here are my first two posts. Happy Tumblrversary! You are tumblawesome.
MGMT - Kids
Blender Magazine Folds →
Thanks for the radar love! Second time this month. Sweetness.
Editing my brother’s art history essay on Jacob Lawrence’s Two Rebels. He owes me.
NYTimes: M.T.A. Increases Fares and Cuts Services →
“The fare hikes on the subway and buses, including an increase in the base subway and bus fare to $2.50, from $2, will take effect on May 31.” Worst news of the day.
Where the Wild Things Are Trailer →
Why are all the best shows on the weekend of January 7,8,9? How can I possibly choose between Phish, NIN, Jane’s Addiction and Santogold???
And so the madness begins.
I love motivation and momentum. Change is much more exciting when you can retain a sense of control.
Typealyzer: What Your Blog Says About You →
(originally via BW) This is me: INTJ - The Scientists The long-range thinking and individualistic type. They are especially good at looking at almost anything and figuring out a way of improving it - often with a highly creative and imaginative touch. They are intellectually curious and daring, but might be physically hesitant to try new things. The Scientists enjoy theoretical work that allows...
Researchers find gene that turns carbs into fat →
(via Reuters) Interesting. Further evidence that weight is often determined by genetics. In the future, I wonder if doctors will be able to recommend a diet and fitness program specifically tailored to your genes from birth.
NYT: For-Profit Approach to World News at... →
This new online model for overseas reporting is inspired, with revenue coming from a mix of ad sales as well as a special section of paid content that gives subscribers a voice in the news process. “Called Passport, it offers access to GlobalPost correspondents, including exclusive reports on business topics of less interest to general audiences, conference calls and meetings with...
poortaste: Rage Against the Machine - Guerrilla...
The CEO's Guide to Jetting: no minions, lackeys,... →
I’ve got to hand it to Jet Blue. These videos at WelcomeBigWigs.com are pretty on point.