What kind of odds could you have gotten in 1908 that a black dude would get...– Nate Silver, of fivethirtyeight.com
The only thing we have to fear is fear itself … and also the underlying things...– Planet Money’s Adam Davidson on Consumer Confidence
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Frédéric Chopin Eric Clapton Guster Lesley Gore Simon & Garfunkel Imported from Last.fm
David Sedaris, on undecided voters: To put them in perspective, I think of being on an airplane. The flight attendant comes down the aisle with her food cart and, eventually, parks it beside my seat. “Can I interest you in the chicken?” she asks. “Or would you prefer the platter of shit with bits of broken glass in it?” To be undecided in this election is to pause for a moment and then ask how...
My Top 5 Artists (Week Ending 2008-10-19) →
Ludwig van Beethoven Guster Boys Like Girls Hanson You Look Nice Today Imported from Last.fm
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Really creative solution for easily using those symbols and characters not readily found on the keyboard. Massively useful stuff.
Why doing pro-bono work sucks: when you give people your time for nothing they...– @indefensible
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Guster Jack’s Mannequin Blink-182 Counting Crows The Beatles Imported from Last.fm Tumblr by JoeLaz
My Top 5 Artists (Week Ending 2008-10-5) →
The Beatles Shout Out Louds [Redacted] Death Cab for Cutie The Submarines Imported from Last.fm
It’s more reassuring that when you’re being operated on by a doctor, you can...– Chris Matthews, re: Electing “Joe Six-Pack”