the smell of my desperation has become a stench

Stuff I found while looking around

– 2012: The Year in Photos (part one, part two, part three)

Your LL Bean Boyfriend

44 Wonderful Things About Music In 2012


Lettering vs. Calligraphy

A Portrait Drawn by Hand with 2.1 Million Ink Dots to Aid Amnesiac Benjaman Kyle

An Open Letter to the Woman Who Wrote ‘11 Qualities of the Perfect Woman’:

Like…you realize that almost all of these characteristics so far are completely out of women’s control, right? And that plenty of women with short legs and wide hips and small breasts and big floppy feet are finding all kinds of love and having all kinds of sex all over the place, right?

– This is worse than any horror movie you’ll ever see: family of ducks tries to cross a highway. I am on a plane writing this and I just screamed, “GO, DUCKS, GO!” out loud. I couldn’t help it.

– After watching that look at this and feel all better.

– A map showing the range of North Korean missiles

– The Law and Order Database: All 20 Seasons

Best media errors and corrections of 2012 

15 Richard Pryor #longreads on his birthday

Some of my favorite recent tweets:

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Heather B. Armstrong

Hi. I’m Heather B. Armstrong, and this used to be called mommy blogging. But then they started calling it Influencer Marketing: hashtag ad, hashtag sponsored, hashtag you know you want me to slap your product on my kid and exploit her for millions and millions of dollars. That’s how this shit works. Now? Well… sit back, buckle up, and enjoy the ride.

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