The First of Many TacoTones →
How a true Professional like Danny Meyer and...
john: After 12 wonderful and rewarding years, I am deeply saddened to share with you that Tabla will be closing its doors on December 30, 2010. While Tabla succeeded so beautifully in so many ways as a restaurant, we regret that it ultimately was not able to succeed as a business. Despite our greatest efforts, its 283 seats have proved too many to sustain for a restaurant with such a...
This is how my Nan was banned from Church
goodreasonnews: miserysxcompany: lolwhutchloe: lgbtlaughs: shutupmerlin: My sweet, elderly nan was banned from the Catholic church because she interrupted a sermon and told the entire congregation to go to Hell after they shunned my Uncle for coming out. She also called the Father (or whatever) a cock sucker, and said she was proud her son was one. (Ha!) So yes, my nan is a total...
I’m 35 years old and I have a Light Saber in my closet but no umbrella. So I’m going to get wet on the way to work today. But if there are any Storm Troopers on the Subway I’m good.
But it isn’t young intellectuals like Koch who will usher Paul into the U.S....– Tea & Crackers | Rolling Stone Politics the last sentence is the killer (via onefootinthegrave)
Scanning the thousands of hopped-up faces in the crowd, I am immediately struck...– Matt Taibbi Among the Tea Partiers Alternet via RollingStone (via brooklynmutt) Let’s not bring things like “logic” and “reason” into a conversation about the Tea Party; after all, they don’t. (via spytap)
Sports Page: Letter to John Madden from Ethan... →
sportspage: Ok. This is pretty old but something just reminded me of it’s hilarity. It was all over the internet, so I have no idea where to attribute it to. So this is one random place I found it for this post. To: John Madden CC: Electronic Arts Sports From: Ethan Albright Re: Being the worst rated… “If Ted Washington tied a white lady up and made her wear a metal bikini, he’d...
I am MacGyver. Or, Justin Day would be proud of...
I’m on a business trip in Detroit right now. And as everyone knows the key to a successful business trip is collar stays. And I forgot mine at home. With no time to spare and no stores open before my first meeting I sprung into action. I scanned my hotel room for options and material. Nothing. Hit mini bar. Re-focus. Scan again. Is that room key made of malleable plastic? Yes!...
You won’t find a matrix where Apple compares their product to a competitor by...– A product is not just about features. It’s about experience. - Sachin’s Posterous (via hiten)
VCs Are Blowing It And Will Totally Miss The Web... →
spytap: Good news for lots of people I know.
Justin Day (blip.tv CTO) to speak about VP8 and... →
bliptv: Justin Day, blip’s CTO, will be speaking about VP8 and WebM at Web 2.0 tomorrow. The description from Web 2.0: In May Google introduced WebM and VP8, a new open-source video container and codec, to the world. These represent a significant step forward for the open-source video movement. In this session we’ll discuss why WebM is important, compare it to other commercial solutions like...
Despite the fact that, by some accounts, LA has more museums per capita than any...– Fritz Haeg (via hydeordie)
His biggest obstacle, according to Mr. Hakkarainen, as well as two other former...– Nokia’s New Chief Faces a Culture of Complacency - NYTimes.com This is a cautionary tale for companies big, small and in between.
The Simpsons Are Back
And not just because the season premiere was tonight.
Finished Halo Reach
Only seven hours of game play. Eh. Nothing special. Multiplayer and online are much better than the campaign. Solid title though. Great new weapons. And love the rendering of explosions and bullets in water. Beautiful stuff.
Republican Economics as Social Darwinism
robertreich: John Boehner, the Republican House leader who will become Speaker if Democrats lose control of the House in the upcoming midterms, recently offered his solution to the current economic crisis: “Liquidate labor, liquidate stocks, liquidate the farmer, liquidate real estate. It will purge the rottenness out of the system. People will work harder, lead a more moral life.” Actually,...
Conservatives can do without a god, but they can’t get through the day without a...– Perhaps a bit broad-strokes, but even pulled back a bit it sheds a good deal of light on the thought processes. “God-fearing” indeed. Sara Robinson: Why Are Conservatives Targeting Muslims? And Why Now? (via spytap)
ericmortensen: I was on a panel yesterday at the New York Television Festival with Liz Shannon Miller (AKA lizlet), Yuri Baronovski, Grace Randolph and Paul Kontonis. I think I was mostly able to hold it together, despite not feeling at all well.
You’re a collective asshat, and here’s hoping that your internships...– “You learning-resistant dung-rockets” (The commencement address you wish you’d had) - convozine.com
Indianapolis Bakery Refuses to Serve Gay Students →
section9: sarajustus: Looking for some cupcakes or cookies with rainbow frosting on them, to celebrate National Coming Out Day? Don’t head to Just Cookies in Indianapolis. The bakery, inside Indianapolis’ City Market, refused to accept an order from a gay student group at Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis (IUPUI). Why? According to the man who owns the bakery, rainbow...
We always try to find something new and innovative to attract the attention of...– Skateboarding added to schools’ P.E. curriculum worldwide - ESPN
I purchased this product 4.47 Billion Years ago and when I opened it today, it...– Amazon.com Review for Uranium Ore (via almas88)
Credit Suisse downgrades entire US entertainment... →
mikehudack: broadcastassassin: Credit Suisse downgrades rating on ENTIRE US ENTERTAINMENT SECTOR due to threat of online media to cable, TV Spencer Wang, the analyst at Credit Suisse who made this call, is brilliant. He’s seriously smart.
I think that 85% of Americans are rational, good people. The other 15% run the...– Jon Stewart, on Oprah (via:teresatothemax:nyfishergirl:harriet-tubs-undrgrndbeercave)