“Noah”: Aronofsky’s deranged biblical action flick - Salon.com.
Recently realized I've watched every Darren Arnofsky feature film (even The Fountain), so I guess I _have_ to see Noah.
The cost of living over the last year has increased by 1.1%, if you don't include aches and pains.
Katy Perry’s “Teenage Dream”: Explaining the hit using music theory.
I learned this song by ear on the piano a couple of years ago, and the author is right on, although I had never really thought about the fact that the chorus focuses on the tonic and that there is never resolution towards the I chord.
After you've clicked on the Fargo bookmarklet, you can choose this script to post the entry to Twitter as well.
A rendering of this Link Blog using my OPML to PHP WordPress Plugin.
Although the links work, the plugin doesn't "parse" the brackets or the #glossary terms, so the link entries are not terribly readable.
This Is the Worst GIF Ever
If I were epileptic, this would induce a seizure. I feel angry just looking at it.
What I Want to Know Is Why You Hate Porn Stars by Conner Habib - Seattle Features - The Stranger, Seattle's Only Newspaper.
This was a touching (ahem, emotionally) essay.
Now that people are creating note-/link-blogs on smallpict.com, I can easily follow them from within Fargo by just choosing the "Open by name..." menu item under "File." I just have to enter the subdomain.
8-year-old girl removed from school because she isn't feminine enough - The Week.
"This Is Terrible" Indeed.
Don’t knock Gwyneth’s “uncoupling” - Salon.com.
As Sophie Heawood beautifully wrote Thursday in Vice,”Falling out with the person with whom you created children is a heartbreak that I can’t even describe. You can’t drink it away or find someone else so that it doesn’t matter any more. It will always matter.” So no snark today.
Kim Kardashian and Kanye West deserve the cover of Vogue — sorry, haters (and James Franco) - Salon.com.
After I click on the Fargo bookmarklet to add a link to my noteblog, I put brackets around either a part or all of the headline. (If I want to insert my comment after a link, I have to put brackets around it regardless.) I immediately follow the headline with |comment| and then I write my comment.
Here is my opml file if you want to view it, or just open "links" by name in Fargo.
The era of Facebook is an anomaly.
Awesome. I so want to read dana boyd's new book.
Going Home Again.
I'm not a fan of David Brooks but this is a good article about Sting digging into his past to stir his creativity.
Magnification (album) - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia.
I can't believe I completely missed this Yes album. Haven't even heard most of it, but Don't Go has already got me hooked.
Is an Ivy League degree antiquated? - The Week.
I think these diplomas are only necessary if you want access to the top tiers of law, medicine or finance. (I should qualify that I graduated from Cornell.)