Hemingway's Best Work
scribnerbooks: In the 1920s, Ernest Hemingway’s colleagues bet him that he couldn’t write a complete story in just six words. His rebuttal? For Sale: baby shoes, never worn. They paid up. Hemingway is said to have considered it his best work.
Who’s Screwed If Obamacare Gets the Ax?
cheatsheet: newsweek: These are just a few of the people who could get the shaft if the Supreme Court axes the Affordable Care Act: Debt-Strangled Young 20-Somethings People Who Are Bad at Paperwork Southerners Fans of Non-Procreative Sex Insurance Companies So we’re screwed a few times over, huh. Great! So screwed. Royally screwed.
W. W. Norton: shteyngartblurbs: “Gina Apostol’s... →
wwnorton: shteyngartblurbs: “Gina Apostol’s novel is just what literature needed. Fresh, funny, irreverent, it won me over immediately.” —Gary Shteyngart, author of Super Sad True Love Story Gina Apostol’s Gun Dealers’ Daughter (on sale July 9th) is her third novel, but only the first to be… This book is amazing! I got to read one of the first drafts when I was at Norton. Get your...
Discussing Cami's prep for rock climbing
Andrew: How's your upper body strength?
I foresee a day when astronauts are the new rock stars, and it will be cool to...– Neil deGrasse Tyson in an interview
Captain Adama: We need some out of the box thinking.
Kara "Starbuck" Thrace: Out of the box is where I live.
Questions that plague us everyday
Sasha: Holy shit, crazy fact I just learned: today is Prince William's 30th birthday, which for some reason means he inherits $15.5 million. I wish that would happen to me when I make it to 30!
Sasha: I'm looking into it now...ah, it's his share of Princess Di's estate.
Me: Why weren't we born royalty again?
Sasha: Well, that is an excellent question. "What are Thursdays for? Why am I not a royal? Why do people care about Snooki?" These are the questions that plague me every day
Upon my historic presidential election - I can’t believe the vote was...– Daily Variety Magazine, June 7, 2012 “The Audacity of Knope” by Leslie Knope
$9.80– That’s how much it cost for Ray Bradbury to write Fahrenheit 451. (via nprfreshair)
I have been dreaming you’ve been dreaming about me.– “By Your Hand” - Los Campesinos!