It was like seeing the Ghost of Eighty-Six. Suddenly, I knew they were going to...– Picking up the pieces in the aftermath of the 2003 ALCS - Grantland Obviously a very old story, from probably the best of the Simmons years.
For the last three decades many Americans have puzzled over a system that gives...– Carrie Rickey (via fireworkselectricbright) “You have to question a cinematic culture which preaches artistic expression, and yet would support a decision that is clearly a product of a patriarchy-dominant society, which tries to control how women are depicted on screen. The MPAA is okay...
Just as we once knew that infectious diseases killed, but didn’t know that germs...– Smoking With Friends | The Hairpin
Google Reader was my first personal assistant. When I moved to Los Angeles in...– On Colossal Squids, Google Now & Betaworks — Trends & Predictions — Medium The article isn’t at all just about Reader and worth reading on its own, but I thought this was amazing.
San Franciscans feel resentful about the tech industry’s lack of civic and...– Why we’re invisible to Google bus riders - San Francisco Chronicle
NoPa = Prospect Heights. You moved away for a few years and came back and all of...– New York Elsewhere - The Morning News The writer is completely and utterly wrong (and I assume, kidding/trolling, but maybe not). I say that because of a small crime I took part in, a civic misdemeanor that is still playing out. In 1999, my then girlfriend (now wife) and I moved into a little...
I know motorcycles are dangerous. I know they’re not practical. But riding...– Riding motorcycles into storms, and other inefficient therapies
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daxtumbler: My father, Dave Robert Shepard Sr., died on either December 30th or December 31st, depending on what time zone you were in. I received the call on the 30th at 11:30PM in Los Angeles, but the caller, positioned in Detroit, was two hours deep into the 31st. He was dead at 62 years old. Small cell…
Lessig Blog, v2: Prosecutor as bully →
lessig: (Some will say this is not the time. I disagree. This is the time when every mixed emotion needs to find voice.) Since his arresting the early morning of January 11, 2011 — two years to the day before Aaron Swartz ended his life — I have known more about the events that began this…
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But we should not assume that, just because we pay a company they’ll treat us...– Derek Powazek - I’m Not The Product, But I Play One On The Internet
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It’s not anonymity or pseudonymity that’s the issue. The issue is people being assholes while anonymous because they don’t believe it’s ever going to get back to them.
Bond was a character that people in his era could identify with: Think about how...– “You carry a 00 number, it means you have License to kill, not GET killed!” | MetaFilter
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