Stuff I found while looking around


– Artist Jee Young Lee’s elaborate non-photoshopped scenes

Elmore Leonard remembered by his son Peter Leonard:

Elmore was the coolest guy I knew. He wore sleek Italian loafers and drove a Fiat in Detroit, a city where the Big Three [General Motors, Ford and Chrysler] were revered. When he wrote, Elmore wore jeans and Birkenstocks, Nine Inch Nails and Drive-by Truckers T-shirts. He was friends with Steven Tyler, and invited Aerosmith over to his house to swim and play tennis.

Holiday Safety Tips For Pets

50 years, 50 toys

15 Reasons Why Wyoming Is The Best State. Period.

4. If I actually DON’T know someone, they know my dad.

– A compilation of misheard lyrics for some of the most played songs of 2013

– SO EXCITED SO EXCITED SO EXCITED: House of Cards – Season 2 – Teaser Trailer

– Google maps for sounds

GIVE THE SLOTH HIS CARROTS, for crying out loud

– So fascinating, and Marlo thinks this is the funniest thing she has ever seen: fox science

– I know this is not supposed to be funny but it is so goddamn funny.

Illustrations by Liz Climo

– “Rarely, if ever, does an empathic response begins with, ‘At least…'”

Nirvana punks Top of the Pops in 1991

– The Soweto Gospel Choir paying tribute to Nelson Mandela in a South African Woolworths

Fox News dreams of a Very White Christmas:

I think what we have here is not actually a historical assertion that Jesus and/or Santa were white, but the considerably more prevalent practice of sufficiently awesome ethnic people being elevated to the status of honorary white people due to their obvious awesomeness. It is like a medal for good behavior.

– I winced the entire time I watched this: Best “Wins” of 2013

– A case for the Oxford comma in one screenshot

– A few of my favorite recent tweets: