It’s kind of a short one. Do click on the link from Amanda Marcotte–it’s a video of Talking Heads’ “Big Country,” one of my favorite songs.
RT AmandaMarcotte http://youtu.be/dErdvJrv8JE BTW, David Byrne is a much better snotty liberal elitist than you. “I wouldn’t live there if you paid me!”
@rosefox That was rude. When a person has accomplished something, or has a bit of good luck, you congratulate and celebrate her. Period. [Note: I wasn't scolding rosefox, I was agreeing with her that she'd been treated rudely by some folks--RA]
RT annfriedman “Don’t you think Gabby Giffords and her husband are the most modern couple? He’s in space, she’s having her skull reconstructed.” -my boss
@MarcAbrahams has a nice article about end-of-the-world prophecies, and a wonderful novel written about same:http://bit.ly/mFvpMJ
Am I the only person who read “Roots” as a kid and still laughs every time I see a film-developing place called “Quik Foto”?
@fatemehf Fatemeh, if you DID run a mom blog, it would be like NO OTHER MOM BLOG in dar-al-blogland.
Brilliant post on social class and “passing” and being Southern by @TheRotund: http://www.therotund.com/?p=1163
On the upside, good advice from Emily Yoffe. Said to report it & stop feeling guilty for having been polite in the first place.
Oh, Lord. Woman doesn’t want to report harassment by gym employee b/c he might lose his job. He SHOULD, lady.http://slate.me/lraatC
@lediva We did it once. No one is really sure how it worked, and I guess it made us feel weird, because we’ve never done it since.
Ben Stein is an embarrassment to the Jews. Explain again why we excommunicated Spinoza but can’t kick this schmuck out of the tribe?
RT researchdigest Best journal article title I’ve seen today: Social Interactions of Juvenile Brown Boobies at Sea as Observed with Animal-Borne Video Cameras
Don’t ask a pregnant woman “Were you trying?” http://bit.ly/iPdFvP #etiquette #advice
A friend points out that “‘The Cat in the Hat’ is structured like a horror film.”
@AmidPrivilege Just remember that “who’s” is short for “who is.” You wouldn’t say “Jane Austen, who is small ouvre stands the test of time”
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