Rocky three (via IAmBecomeLove)
Let’s put aside race for a second.
(Of course, we can only put it aside for this second, because it’s at the center of all things American, whether we like it or not.)
I grew up in a sheltered suburban community, not entirely unlike Sanford, Florida.
And frankly, there are a lot of commendable…
I wrote this after Zimmerman got acquitted. Feels even more proper these days.
politics in the united states of america is so surreal even the cockfighting lobby has to get their two cents in
Been listening to these guys a lot this week, so expect to hear them on next week’s Les Temps.
by Ben Layman and Michael Wright
Ben Layman and Michael Wright. Copr. 2014. All Rights Reserved.
This is wonderful. And really accurate, for that matter.
More of David Simon’s conversation with Bill Moyers.
“If I could concentrate and focus on one thing … and start to walk the nightmare back, it would be campaign finance reform” Simon says.
So the Guardians of the Galaxy trailer was sweet. We all love Rocket Raccoon. He’s a raccoon that shoots a gun, after all! Who could say no to that?
But he didn’t spring, fully formed, from the ether, despite what people may think happens with artwork on Tumblr. He was…
In The Princess Bride, Inigo’s quest for his father’s killer is one of the most successful subplots in film history. Watching his performance, it’s such an emotional scene. I was looking up little known facts about the movie and found out that the reason this scene is so moving is because just after Mandy Patinkin took this role, his father died of cancer. In this fight he imagined that this was his chance to beat cancer, to come to terms with his father’s death by getting revenge on cancer (The Six-Fingered Man). Pretty sure I’ve cried whenever I see that scene ever since.
John Gabriel’s Greater Internet Dickwad Theory (nice new graphic for this)
I believe the original is fuckwad, this is clearly the PG version.
That is what ultimately will make internet comments part of the past.