“In spring 1980, John Lennon, whose post-Beatles music career had been on hiatus for nearly five years while he helped raise his son Sean, was prompted to record again after hearing “Rock Lobster”; according to Lennon, “it sounds just like Ono’s music, so I said to meself [sic], ‘It’s time to get out the old axe and wake the wife up!’” His return to the studio led to the release of Double Fantasy.”—
“"She was such a happy little girl who loved sports and loved going to church," Hiers said of Harlan, 26, who on Saturday will become the wife of Ben Roethlisberger, the Steelers’ two-time Super Bowl-winning quarterback.”—
Been in stealth for a few days. This is the companion blog to my upcoming book, Epic Win. Equal parts /b/tard wankery and Anonymous news. Mostly just links and weird stuff I find on 4chan for now, more in-depth analysis soon.
Do you ever have a really powerful like….sharp pain in your butthole region like an air bubble passing from one intestine to the next that hurts so bad for a millisecond and sends you shooting upward, suspended by your hands on the arms of your chair and you think, “This is it for me. This is how I die”?
“When we played Bonnaroo, we had this little backstage area. We’re changing out of our sweaty clothes and there’s this knock at the door and a crazy drunk lady who somehow got backstage says, “I just gotta talk to you. I love you guys. I just gotta tell you I’ve been listening to your music my entire life. You’re my favorite band. I just wanna thank you. “500 Miles” got me through college.” And I’m like “500 Miles?” Then I realized she thought we were The Proclaimers.”—Q&A: They Might Be Giants Aren’t Just for Kids and Still Aren’t the Proclaimers | VF Daily | Vanity Fair
“Fox studio executive Dylan Sellers felt the script could be improved by comedy. “What if Robinson finds himself in Ape land and the Apes are trying to play baseball? But they’re missing one element, like the pitcher or something.” Sellers continued. “Robinson knows what they’re missing and he shows them, and they all start playing.” Sellers refused to give up his baseball scene, and when Hayes turned in the next script, sans baseball, Sellers fired him.”—
The production history of this remake is the sort of decade-long catastrophe the authors of screenwriting guidebooks warn you about in their introductions so you immediately give up hope that anything you’ve written will ever make it to the screen as you intended.
My sister:This house next door is section 8 and there's always a thousand hispanic kids over there and this little boy sammy just blew on a dandelion fuzz to wish for a gun so he could kill all the cops.
I am amazed at how Google+’s Circles inspire people whom I’ve never met or even emailed to add me. At first I was like, “GTFO,” but then I realized that a lot of them were actually cool people doing cool things, not creepers or social media consultants (jk lol). And now I want to meet IRL.
With tiered contacts, it becomes less silly/clunky/creepy to include some bro who liked one of your blog posts a few years ago in the same group as your BFFs. I’ve been on the fence but this simple yet powerful UX adjustment has pushed me onto team g+.
People Who’d Help Me Move If I Called the Night Before