What Is Wrong With Liz Phair? (A Response To Sady...
When we’re trying to find out what’s wrong with Liz Phair, it might make sense to start out by delineating what’s so right with her. Is there even a problem with her music? Her solo debut Exile In Guyville is certified RIAA gold, so she’s likely made some money from music, which is hard to do! And especially for a woman. And she has real rock credibility. Exile In Guyville was ranked the 328th...
Download all the Liz Phair Girly Sound Tapes. →
Tape 01: Yo Yo Buddy Yup Yup Word To Ya Muthuh 01 White Babies 02 Shane 03 Six Dick Pimp 04 Divorce Song 05 Go West 06 Dont Hold Your Breath 07 Johnny Sunshine 08 Miss Lucy 09 Elvis Song 10 Dead Shark 11 One Less Thing 12 Money 13 In Love With Yourself (Combo Platter) 14 Fuck Or Die Tape 02: Girls Girls Girls 01 Hello Sailor 02 Wild Thing 03 Fuck & Run 04 Easy Target 05 Soap Star...
Running This Town: Housekeeping! →
So to clear up some of the confusion about who’s posting, I changed the main image for Running This Town to a pair of running shoes. When a post from the site shows up in your Dashboard, it should show the running shoes and then a smaller photo of the group member who did that specific post. There… You know you need to get off the computer and go out for a run!
Ladypalooza PRESENTS! Remember The Blow →
If only there were some pop album that had songs about, say, how girls’ pussies are literal goldmines; being in a threesome involving a girl a girl and the universe; persuading a girl whom you hear through the ceiling being sexually undersatisfied downstairs for a real lesson in love (orgasming); being chewed up, digested, and crapped out—in sensual terms—by the beloved; how your love is...
n+1 Now Taking Back the Internet With a Redesign →
New York Observer writer Molly Fischer: Marry me, plz. (fek) Nice..
I have a very, very hard time not thinking about “Fuck and Run” as being...– barthel I think this is a grand point! I mean, people still like A Portrait of the Artist As a Young Man even though by all accounts Joyce was an asshole and Dedalus is an even bigger one.
Being drunk is fun, unproductive.
Why Is Apple's iPhone Prototype Entitled To More... →
The Net is buzzing about San Mateo, California law enforcement officials’ search and seizure of Gizmodo Editor Jason Chen’s computers. Acting under a search warrant issued by California’s Superior Court, agents of the Rapid Enforcement Allied Computer Team (REACT), broke down Chen’s door this past Friday and searched his home, confiscating 24 items, including four computers, two severs,...
Sports Blogs are to Culture as Joe Morgan is to...
Fuck all you sports bloggers who are calling out Ben Roethlisberger. Especially you, Deadspin: The blog that regularly rewards its readers for submitting stories of attempted date rape. The blog vacillates wildly between upbraiding the media for covering a sex scandal and, you know, generating hundreds of thousands of pageviews by covering the selfsame sex scandal. It’s the blog that...
Tolstoy from Tate
Instead of learning to live a loving life, people learn how to fly. They fly very badly, but they stop learning to live lovingly in order to learn how to fly after a fashion. It is just as if birds stopped flying and tried learning to run or build bicycles and ride them.
There may be an X on the map that indicates ‘You Are Here.’ But that doesn’t mean that you are in any significant place.
Maeve Binchy Novel or Vineyard?
Light a Penny Candle The Lilac Bus Echoes Firefly Summer Silver Wedding Circle of Friends The Copper Beech The Glass Lake Evening Class Tara Road Scarlet Feather Quentins Nights of Rain and Stars Whitethorn Woods Heart and Soul
5,000 Cogent Words on Ke$ha. →
We are in the second week of the third month of 2010, and if the pop charts are any kind of measure, than the most important woman in the pop year to date is Kesha Rose Sebert, a twenty-three year old singer born in the San Fernando Valley and mostly raised in Nashville, who calls herself Ke$ha and pronounces the first syllable of her name to rhyme with bleah, or meh. (aceterrier)
A sign that I am particularly hung over this...
I think I’ve made some very clever Twitter entries, including this: And The Fart Smells Like Cheddar, A Meh-moir.
Comment under your real name. “But I can’t, I’d get fired from my job for...– Things I Ate That I Love: Fuck the New Niceness, it’s time for real goodness Commenting anonymously because you don’t want to get fired is the Internet equivalent of asking someone not to gossip about you sleeping with her because you don’t want your girlfriend to find out.
Begging or assuming the point at issue consists (to take the expression in its...– Aristotle, who invented the phrase ‘begging the question.’ With my level of acquaintance with his work—not a lot of familiarity, but some—I think he’d be kind of-to-fairly unhappy ‘everyone’ fucks this one up.
The Internet: It's Pretty Much As Mean As All Of... →
I haven’t been hiding from you. I’ve just been at The Awl. (maura) #newniceness:(
Sometimes I just stare at my dock. I’ll glide the pointer around and watch the dock icons swell like a wake. I’m looking for that app. And then I realize, I already have that app open. It’s the Tumblr app.
I believe this is a pretty underrated line.
I’m going surfing because I don’t like your face.
Running This Town: Hello →
Name: B Michael Occupation: Amateur blogger; professional writer (kind of?) Location: Queens via Utica (eta 5/29) Running Experience: I’ve been running off/on for the last three years. I got more serious about it toward the end of 2009, although I went through a serious running… GPOYW and my first post on Running This Town.
‘Guessing someone’s self-awareness’ is the new ‘guessing someone’s weight.’
Silence is so accurate.– Mark Rothko (via superfluidity)
So lame this is happening! High Violet sucks it...
THNX (cosmopolitan-moral-loss) Hi, my name is Brian and I have posted links to leaked albums on my Twitter. I also post an audio post a few times a week, and in nearly 100% of those instances I tend to lie and say I have permission to post the song and that I accept the Tumblr’s terms of service. That’s my full disclosure bit. Anyone shedding tears for Tumblr’s takedown...
I’m a masochist. I don’t know why I follow Scoble’s tech writers list. If you’re a tech writer, and you’re on Twitter, then you probably follow this list or follow lots of the people on it, right? And you have been alive and working for more than a year. You were one of those people who blogged about the sausage iPhone stylus story, weren’t you? Do you think...
Fighting the Droop: With James Tate →
No, I’d rather wander the stacks at Housing Works Bookstore Cafe, nibbling on a “crisped rice square” with one hand and balancing a Cup-o-Joe with the other, thank you very much. To celebrate poetry month, Housing Works welcomes Pulitzer Prize–winning author James Tate, who has spoon-fed audiences life-changing realizations by way of his beautifully ratty poems for over 40 years....
Tao Lin Accounts a Party →
I was in town this weekend, and my biggest regret is not not shoplifting Tao Lin’s book but it is something ineluctable like that, it’s something I can’t put into thought even, it’s not constructed, but it’s something like wanting to endorse his brand with cultural capital rather than real capital. But I also wish I had bought his book.
I don’t really know who Nick Denton is, but he’s pretty insufferable when he brags about his stupid blog on Twitter. Someone emailed them and they bought a stolen iPhone prototype. Good job, guys. You’re like the North Korea of tech blogs, now.
Im on ur trainz approachin ur cityz.
Does your veggie burger contain trace amounts of... →
Today’s health scare story floating around the tubes is about the use of hexane to process isolated soy protein, a common ingredient in non-organic veggie burgers. Even though this is old-ish “news,” it’s one of those zombie stories that keeps resurfacing every six-to-nine months as “THE REAL STORY” about the dangers of soy, which means that vegans are, once again, wrong about everything/lying...
Hike up your skirt a little more and show your world to me.– Why in the ever fucking loving hell did anyone ever put this song on the radio?
Meaning is use.
Number of drawings made with one of those expensive Micron pens: 1 Number of drunks stirred with one of those expensive Micron pens: 23