To the clowns at CNN:
Do you really want less viewers than you already have? I think the answer is yes: (click for full version)
watch the whole thing. video features Dead Man’s Bones (aka Ryan Gosling’s Band) and the artwork of Arthur Ganson. Thanks to Amy and .
Just amazing. Actual. →
Make sure you look at the slide show on the left.
The Autumn of Knowledge - Yogurt
Yogurt is fascinating. In theory (and in actuality for our lactose intolerant friends) the idea of cultured milk is disgusting. But really it’s just F-ing delicious and good for you. And so versatile, too! How versatile? So glad you asked, I’d be happy to tell you! It can be used for breakfast, desert, cooking, main courses, as a dressing or sauce, dip, as a refreshing drink...
#213: Devil on My Shoulder →
This American Life Stories of people who are trying to convince you that the Devil is there, whispering in your ear… and stories of people who try to deny he’s there, against some very heavy evidence.
Four Proverbs: #2 - Drink Water by Michael Torke....
Urinal Conversation (From the NJ Turnpike)
Me: (Pushing really hard so I can find a pen and document this for my tumblr)
Bro 1: ... have you seen that preview for 2012 yet?
Bro 2: I have - that apocalypse stuff really scares me though.
Bro 1: Really? I've never really thought about it.
Bro 2: But you have to, with everything going on in the world today.
Bro 1: (grunts)
Bro 2: North Korea is gonna nuke the shit out of us and Obama and his crew aren't going to do a thing - they're just gonna sit there. Those Liberals put us in a really weak position.
Bro 1: Yeah, I guess you're right.
A Great Radio Station:
Way to go, NY! I should mention that it’s also the ONLY radio station my car picks up in all of Westchester County. But it really is good! Someday I’ll find the clown who stole my antenna and slap him/her.
What do I need to do to get my daughter into Delaware?– Every mom in the NY metro area. With heavy Long Island accents, of course. Glad to be back in Delaware for the moment….
Yes, I would LOVE it if my bicycle could fit in a... →
It really works!
The Autumn of Knowledge - Autumn
Or, My first psuedo-emo tumblr post! You know that smell? The smell - infinite pine trees, darkness at 7:00 PM, hiking boots, a three-day-old bonfire with embers that still glow, dry earth, air that can’t decide how cold it should be, leaves in every imaginable color (besides green), leaves falling everywhere, leaves crunching, leaves being swept, raked, bagged, and composted, glory, apple...
#392: Someone Else's Money →
This American Life This week, we bring you a deeper look inside the health insurance industry.
“Yes, Bacon Vodka. Bakon Vodka is a superior quality potato vodka with a savory bacon flavor. It’s clean, crisp, and delicious. This is the only vodka you’ll ever want to use to make a Bloody Mary, and it’s a complementary element of both sweet and savory drinks”
à mon avis - adv., French in my opinion, to my mind, in my humble opinion I have approximately 347,390 new puns in my arsenal now. victory.
Why my birthday rulesz:
oh yeah. i’m there. see you Friday,...
One of my favorites... →
Description from the website: “This is a collection of e-mails I have sent to people who post classified ads. My goal is to mess with them, confuse them, and/or piss them off.”
Chris F-ing Dayton. Apparently, Nicolas Sarkozy’s Son was in the Deltones. I just had dinner with him = I’m famous. Seriously though, I can’t handle this….
Top 1 Reasons people think I look like a...
The Autumn of Knowledge - Secondary Education
American High Schools are falling apart. Part of my job as an admissions counselor requires me to travel around the country and visit/recruit for the University. Let me tell you - there are some ROUGH schools out there. With a few exceptions, most of the facilities are retrofitted 1950’s throwbacks, offering little support to the students within. And not just in “bad areas,”...
Today at the Sushi Place.
Me: Excuse me sir, can I have another copy of my receipt?
Host/ancient sage/George Takei: (hands me a box of toothpicks and smiles)
Me: (clearly not realizing that this man does not understand a word I'm saying) No, thank you - I'd like the receipt from our meal.
Host/ancient sage/George Takei: (smiles again and reaffirms that I want/need a box of toothpicks)
#391: More Is Less →
This American Life An hour explaining the American health care system, specifically, why it is that costs keep rising.
Barack Obama's to-do list is shrinking VERY...
Live in Hawaii go to an Ivy league school go to another Ivy league school marry the love of his life have some beautiful children earn lots of money buy a big house in a great neighborhood become a senator become a published author become president of United States convince the world that the Olympics should be in Chicago. oops… win the Nobel Peace Prize (sooner than...
About time. →
If you’re up, this is happening right now.
I can't believe I'm actually saying this, but...
I really like Brooklyn. I might even <3 it? Well, Brooklyn Heights, really. And particularly this funny little house sandwiched between two huge buildings @ 135 Joralemon Street. Anybody have $5,000,000 I could borrow? Manhattan totally looses, as it always will.
Gaining some momentum…
Today I feel like:
Where the Sidewalk Ends Poem By Shel Silverstein....
After months of complaints by European dairy farmers angry over low prices,...– The New York Times Gotta hand it to those Belgians - they sure know how to make an udder mess of things. Yes, that man is spraying milk on a police man. And yes, I did just make a pun with the word, udder.
#137: The Book That Changed Your Life →
This American Life: Stories of people who believe a book changed their life. It’s a romantic notion, and one reason we believe it is because we want to believe our lives can be changed by something so simple as an idea — or a set of ideas contained in a book.
Top 1 Reasons why I don't
Travel week #1 - Rochester, NY
The internet was spotty at my hotel so I couldn’t update as much as I would have liked. Or at all. To help illustrate my past week, I’ve created an “infographic” (as we tumblr folk call it in the biz) which highlights the different ways I used my time when I wasn’t visiting high schools. Note: graphic not to scale. Click above for larger image.