To be joyous is to be a madman in a world of sad ghosts.– Henry Miller, Sexus: The Rosy Crucifixion I
20,000 Sacrificed In Annual Blood Offering To... →
“Corporate America has always provided us with plenty,” said High Priest James N. Cahill, who opened the ceremony by plunging the horn of a bull into a fair-haired child’s abdomen and using the freshly spilled blood to write the current value of the Dow Jones Industrial Average upon sacred parchment.
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On Abandoned Ski Resorts in Japan. →
I really liked this piece by Eryk Salvaggio on a post-boom ghost resort in Japan. It’s like a tiny four-part series, including photos. crashpop: I spent Halloween on top of a mountain in Oita Prefecture at a 3-star resort hotel in an otherwise abandoned resort complex surrounded by rice paddies, a ski slope overrun by weeds, two empty minimalls, a locked-up bowling alley and a...
There are only a few things you really need once you decide to move on, what...– Dexter
There just isn’t enough time today to get a divorce AND make it to the...– Aunt Mary
Run-of-the-mill startup seeks mediocre designer →
We’d like someone who isn’t all “durrrr” when they look at Photoshop, but we’d prefer someone who typically inflicts their general averageness on HTML instead of graphic design.
RTP: Any big plans for your 25th birthday? Jessica: If by big plans you mean...– Rate That Side Pone
fuckyeahkurtvonnegut: “In the mid 1950s, Vonnegut worked very briefly for Sports Illustratedmagazine, where he was assigned to write a piece on a racehorse that had jumped a fence and attempted to run away. After staring at the blank piece of paper on his typewriter all morning, he typed, ‘The horse jumped over the fucking fence,’ and left.” via untzuntzbaby
10 Things Apple Will Probably Announce That I Just...
bajillionhits: You’ve probably heard by now that Apple is making some kind of big-time secret announcement deal tomorrow on their website, promising customers “a day they will never forget” (and if you haven’t heard by now, get off my site and go get your strat together). Well through my engaged network of influencers and innovators, I’ve gotten leaked sneaks of several big bombshells my boy...
Save Newsweek.com: A Defense of Newsweek.com →
savenewsweekdotcom: It’s always nice to wake up and find out in the Times that your job is doomed. As they put it on Saturday morning, quoting the new CEO of the so-called Newsweek Daily Beast Company, Stephen Colvin: “Newsweek.com will cease to exist after the merger, and anyone who types the URL into their…
Macroeconomics: Should America invade Iran? →
Set aside the high school newspaper quality writing. One of the most respected figures in American opinion journalism is essentially arguing that Iran is the biggest threat to the world and that if Barack Obama therefore attacks it, in the process saving the American economy, he’ll be set alongside Lincoln and Roosevelt in the pantheon of best presidents.