Anthony Bourdain's Worst Meals →
sickeninglyliberal: A Snickers bar at the airport. It was slightly past its expiration date and had the flavor and texture of peanuts preserved in wax. It nearly strangled me as it descended my gullet and it just sort of sat there, choking off my digestive process with its corporate nougat. A Big Mac eaten between… “corporate nougat” gives me shivers.
the way to peace is on the point of a bayonet →
emrgency: earlier this year i wrote about kim jong il and what his wardrobe says about both him and north korea as a whole. it also adds me to the curse list, as qaddafi and steve jobs were written about by others for the same project. Can you be a dictator without a uniform?
Our Own Worst Enemies →
longformorg: In the fantasy and superhero realm, the most chilling and compelling villain of the year was surely Magneto, who in X-Men: First Class is more of a proto-villain, a victim of human cruelty with a grudge against the nonmutants of the world rooted in bitter and inarguable experience. Magneto is all the more fascinating by virtue of being played by Michael Fassbender, the ...
Lunch With The Critics: Second-Annual Year-End...
How will 2011 be remembered in architectural history? A year in which the public reclaimed public space? The last hurrah of starchitectural extravagance? After long deliberation, Mark Lamster and Alexandra Lange offer you their awards for the year. The Silver Star Award: Michael Kimmelman, for his conversation-shifting debut as The New York Times’s new sheriff in town. [ML] Old[er] Dog,...
Alexander Girard by Oldham & Coffee | Daily Icon
casualoptimist: via dailyicon.net I cannot wait to see this.
W. W. Norton: Jane Austen fires shot in Literary... →
wwnorton: My dear Sir: You are very kind in your hints as to the sort of composition which might recommend me at present, and I am fully sensible that an Historical Romance, founded on the House of Saxe-Couborg, might be much more to the purpose of Profit or Popularity than such pictures of domestic Life…