Once, Writers Were Drunken Brawlers. Now They Are... →
Is the bohemian Dead? One day at an end-of-semester gathering, a student of mine said,
take care of one another. be gentle, be compassionate. be open to letting...– the family of sunil tripathi.
stephen colbert’s answer to the “accidental racist” song. so good.
tmstringfellow: this is for you →
tmstringfellow: though most things are i arch my back to the rhythm of any desire you choose i leave my engagement ring at home would gladly leave it on any shelf however high however impossible most times, shit every time i’m with you i feel like a note edith piaf is singing maybe i’m not being clear this…
David Remnick: The Brothers Tsarnaev →
The sense of bland unknowingness (“He seemed so nice!”) began to evaporate the closer we got to the Tsarnaev brothers. Tamerlan’s YouTube channel features a series of videos in support of fundamentalism and violent jihad. Dzhokhar’s Twitter feed is a bewildering combination of banality and disaffection. (He seems to have been tweeting even after the explosions at the finish line last Monday.) As...
why can't i stop complaining?
on the transplant service this month, but have had some overflow medicine patients. and man, are they classic medicine patients: (1) patient who left AMA after being admitted for IV pain meds (2) patient who pseudoseized several times resulting in several rapid responses (3) 83 y/o patient of a private attending, here forever, culminating in being ruled out for TB (4) sick 59 y/o eventually...
Truthdig - The Last Letter →
“ I hope that before your time on earth ends, as mine is now ending, you will find the strength of character to stand before the American public and the world, and in particular the Iraqi people, and beg for forgiveness. “
Hillary Clinton Finally Has Permission to Be a... →
And she’s never been more lovable.
Obama condemns a 'shameful day for Washington' →
A visibly angry President Obama spoke from the White House this afternoon, following the successful Republican filibuster that derailed a bipartisan background-check compromise. For all the punditry in recent years about the president being a Spock-like professor, too reserved t & obama takes it to the house. seriously, he does. i love the way he speaks in this speech. and yes, the actions...
Dan Gilbert's Quest to Remake Downtown Detroit →
Against tall odds, Dan Gilbert, the Quicken Loans chairman, is putting down money to revive a two-square-mile area that was once Detroit’s core. do newspapers have to fill a quota? one story every quarter about reviving detroit. not that i’m complaining. love you, detroit city.
The Random Death Of Our Sense of Ease →
credit not mine. somebody posted this on facebook.
Why Boston's Hospitals Were Ready →
Explosives used in terror attacks have tended to be three times deadlier than those used in war. Nonetheless, in Boston, they survived. internal medicine doesn’t play much of a factor in this, to be honest.
The Saudi Marathon Man →
A twenty-year-old man who had been watching the Boston Marathon had his body torn into by the force of a bomb. jumping to conclusions.
Men ejected from Saudi festival, deported for... →
ha! i bet you think this song is about you.
When you bring in an article to impress your...
tmstringfellow: poetic license →
tmstringfellow: i do what i must if that means pressing my breasts against men unworthy to feel anything catching the last flight to nyc to feel that brooklyn boy remember correctly this time his smell construct words that accurately chisel his scent onto page then i go the definition of cheating is taking…
FUCKING HOMEPAGE: APRIL 9, 2013 →
fuckinghomepage: IT’S FUCKING TUESDAY. LIFE PRO TIP OF THE FUCKING DAY: LIFE IS TOO SHORT TO GET UPSET OVER THE LITTLE STUFF.
The 21 Books from the 21st Century Every Man... →
nevver: The Corrections, Jonathan Franzen (2001) The Human Stain, Philip Roth (2000) The Road, Cormac McCarthy (2006) White Teeth, Zadie Smith (2000) True History Of The Kelly Gang, Peter Carey (2000) 2666, Roberto Bolaño (2008) Tree Of Smoke, Denis Johnson (2007) Everything Ravaged, Everything Burned, Wells Tower (2009) Fortress Of Solitude, Jonathan Lethem (2003) Pastoralia, ...