We have nothing in common with these people. I have more to talk about with...– Brother Liveoak on the awkwardness of the family reunion of the Pentecostal branch of the family tree. It’s not racist because he travels frequently to Africa for work, where he develops public health initiatives to address the AIDS.
These people can stand to wait a bit before they eat again.– Brother Liveoak upon leaving the family reunion to get the forgotten lighter fluid that raised already collectively high blood pressure
ATTN CHICAGO GAYS
leftbrainright: I need someone book someone on three separate 1.5 hour events working in the gay bars. Ideally it’d be one person working all three events. Pay is $30/hour and your job will be a promotional model (handing out drink samples, talking to bar guests, etc.). Super simple work. Friday, July 30: 11pm - 1230am Saturday, July 31: 10pm - 1130pm Sunday, August 1: 10pm - 1230am Please...
Good Old-Fashioned Loverboy, Queen HAPPY...
The land of Michelle Bachmann is almost exactly what I expected it to be.
I fucking hate it
When I exit the expressway to find a bathroom and realize the exit I chose was to another expressway.
Traveling Man—Dolly Parton In my old age,...
Another downside of the job is that only your mistakes are apparent. The catches...– What It’s Really Like To Be A Copy Editor - The Awl (via peterwknox) Truth. Furthermore, editors (or at least this editor) live in constant fear of being judged even when writing in informal media. I panic every time I realize I’ve used a typo or poorly chosen word in a g-mail chat and...
Happy Birthday, Ray Ray
Hope it’s just like this GIFSoup
Re: This and this and this Yeah, we’re not doing any of that this year. Just FYI.
Hanging out at a party with Tony Sarabia of NPR
leftbrainright: You know you’re jealous. Yeah, but Tony Sarabia gave me a hug and a kiss on the cheek. Didn’t he just shake your hand?
Earlier that day...
Dear middle-aged coworker: Here we are, standing at the same commercial photocopier/printer, each with our own goal. I have no doubt that you believe your goal is either more important or more urgent than mine by the look of stanky exasperation etched across your puffy face. But the fact remains, I sent my 600-page print job to this printer before you arrived here with your 4-page brochure to...
Things that just happened
Bruce rested a bottle of beer between his stomach and the arm of the chair in which he is sitting. He burped, because he’s classy. The burp caused his stomach to shift, toppling his beer all over the chair and himself.
This Is Why They Build Courthouses →
via the Courage Campaign Project, www.prop8trialtracker.com An interesting discussion about two recent op-eds (NYTimes and Wash Post) about the Prop 8 trial in Cali.
Bruce is wearing some serious sleepy face right now. I know this post would be so much more meaningful with photo evidence, but I didn’t want to risk it.
When the Left Brain Meets the Right: Random... →
I remember when I was still in the closet and going to see the fireworks on the 4th of July and wishing for the day that I’d be able to watch them with a boyfriend (I’m a silly romantic, I know). Flash forward to today where I am watching the fireworks next to Will at my sister’s house surrounded… I’m just welcome as a novel white person. And because I can hold my tequila. Love...