After our new Gov. Pat Quinn spent the morning with a Sharpie crossing out...– Chicagoist. This made me laugh out loud.
Our president’s approval rating is somewhere between pictures of baby pandas on...– Rachel Maddow (via rackattack)
On night flights i sometimes think about the shapes of cities; how you can tell by the lights where people live and where they spend their time in the dark hours. via chicagoist.
As my children pointed out, in Chicago, school is never canceled. In fact, my...– President Obama, on the recent snow day at DC schools. (via Chicago S-T)
I am not transeed. that is not even true.– an anonymous refutation of drunkenness, in response to the question “are you trashed?”
Hindu, Muslim, Jew What religious restriction? Insert Cow/Pig here– inothernews, the haiku contest winner at serious eats.
Highlights from the Blago drinking game
* 1 drink per declaration of innocence
* 1 drink for every time he says "I can't wait to tell the public" and then gives excuses as to why he can't.
* 1 drink per self-repetition. "I will fight, I will fight, I will fight" would be 3 drinks.
* 1 drink for each oppressed minority leader he refers himself to
* 2 drinks for every non-Kipling poetry reference
* 2 drinks for each time he references non-impeachable actions as reason for impeachment, i.e., keeping taxes low, AllKids, free rides for seniors, etc.
* 3 drinks per martyr he compares himself to
* Full bottle if he announces his presidential bid for 2016
via chicagoist: http://chicagoist.com/2009/01/26/boozing_the_blago_media_blitz.php
Note to munk who is tumbling but isnt on gmail or...
<3 thank you for the science mix! how did you make it without Elbridge? Digging: -The Tallest Man on Earth -Animal Collective -Sister Suvi -Polly Scattergood
Video: Drunken negro head cookies sold in NYC. As in, “Good morning! Would you like a negro head with your coffee?” The French have their own version (they taste like licorice).
Dilbert tv show is on Hulu. Talk about things I forgot existed.
bellicosity: Spending half an hour on a physics problem to have it reduced to kinematics and having the answer be 4.00 joules and 0.33 meters and 2.8 meters per second. It’s like when you, as a kid, spent forever on an equation only to get zero, and you went “WHAT. I did all of this work for a whole lot of nothing?” i hated that, but at the same time i really liked it because it meant that...
Miss America represents the highest ideals. She is a real combination of beauty,...– MissAmerica.org stating simultaneously their goals for the pagent and also a major flaw in how America sees women.
What's Happing in Oklahoma?
maxistentialist: Folks in Sequoyah County, Oklahoma are disturbed by an intense blasting sound and window-shaking tremors that apparently have been occurring at noon every day this week. Hundreds of people have called the sheriff’s office to complain. The source of the rumble remains a mystery. From KHBS: Ron Lockhart, the Sequoyah County Sheriff, said the department has checked with every...
There was a cowboy who was charged with stealing a horse in town and some of the...– Blago. I am kind of excited for this.
I know this problem all too well. →
Chilled herb and cantaloupe soup paired with a seared scallop atop a cucumber,...– Our entry for the NU Top Chef competition. It was a sexy dish, and I will find and share a picture of it soon.
Hello, this is your father. I’m at home, so you can call me back on that...– Voicemail from my dad. Yes, he reminded me of my home phone number…with area code.