I got to smoke fake pot with Peter Frampton. That’s a cool story. It’s as cool...– Mitch Hedberg I guess it’s possible that Zach smoked fake weed, but the whole thing looked real.
In a sporting goods store, tryin on women's gym...
brooklynmutt: Three years ago this week, an intoxicated Christine O’Donnell showed up at the apartment of a 25-year-old Philadelphian and ended up spending the night in his bed. Here’s his story—and photos—of his escapade with the would-be Delaware senator. Seriously? What the fuck are we even doing with this? New poll released: she’s down 21 points. It’s gotten...
The latest in people I don't trust:
People who converse in Simpson quotes
Okay so I was wrong about the louie theme.
Brb buying it on itunes so I can listen to it on the way to getting pizza
Most of the heat in my chili used to come from habanero chiles. Then I...– From a lovely piece by Suketu Mehta about a batch of chili. (via nostrich) Elephant repellent chiles? Where can I find this?
Look, I know it sounds insane but they’re all obviously in cahoots. They’re all...– Annnnd… there’s Mary HK Choi. I think The Hairpin is gonna do alright.
The Reading List
Before we go on with the usual links, I’d like to make note of a new blog from the creators of The Awl… The Hairpin! The site is run by Edith Zimmerman and Liz Colville, who are both fantastic, so yeah. I imagine you’ll see guest posts from your favorite Awl ladywriters too. NY Times on DIY foreign-aid NY Times on female empowerment and Afghanistan’s first TV soap opera NY...
In some cases the message is very blunt and all too clear, such as the message...– The drug wars in Mexico’s border towns continue to baffle me. There’s this from Vanity Fair, and a story in Salon about a 20 year old police chief. After the last chief was decapitated and had his head served up in an ice box, nobody else wanted the job except her.
At Tiller’s funeral, they made giant flower arrangement that said “Trust Women,”...– Rachel Maddow
bingoparaphernalia: Guys, if one of you people who post anecdotes about OK Cupid assholes won’t start a Tumblr called Cupid Stunts, I am just going to have to something something. !!!