Unleash the Willie Geist meme.
notnadia: IF TELEVISION CREATES AN INTERNET MEME, DOES REALITY EXPLODE?
An offer I couldn’t refuse (AKA my new job.)
spytap: Probably the most famous line from The Godfather is “I’m gonna make him an offer he can’t refuse.” There’s a retroactively sinister tone to it, coming as it does shortly before a fairly memorable demonstration of the degree to which Don Corleone is willing to “negotiate.” There’s another kind of offer you can’t refuse though, the kind that you weren’t expecting but simply can’t turn...
brooklynmutt: “[A]ll of America is really the real America. But in the right wing world, they like to pretend that where I am at this moment, in the heart of Manhattan, is not the real America, that the real America is to be found away from the coasts, out there in the great middle, in places like Missouri. The Sean Hannitys and Ann Coulters of the world like to pretend that that‘s where the real...
Announcing Season 5!
60tosexy: Are you ready for 60toSexy season 5? If not, better get ready because starting this Sunday June 3rd we’re off to the races.* That’s right, we’re gearing up for another 60 day fitness sprint and this time we’re getting serious. Season 5 is going to be a little harder, a little more special, and a lot more results-oriented. Once again, we’re working with Fitocracy to track your...
So this just happened...
Was on a call with a client. And we’re discussing a big program we’re potentially going to do together. And out of nowhere he said: “We’re gonna kick the internet’s ass with this!” And all of a sudden I was sad.
Alan Aragon Joins the Fitocracy Team
fitocracy: It’s our pleasure to announce that Alan Aragon is joining the Fitocracy Advisory Board! When embarking on our Advisory Board search three weeks ago, we realized that we needed a nutritional and fitness guru. This advisor was going to help us achieve our mission of educating our users and giving them the best tools to push them forward in their fitness. Now, there are a lot of...
sherry: Your Diet Coke Problem Is Actually A Problem Measures of height, weight, waist circumference and diet soda intake were recorded at SALSA enrollment and at three follow-up exams that took place over the next decade. The average follow-up time was 9.5 years. The researchers compared long-term change in waist circumference for diet soda users versus non-users in all follow-up periods....
What's going to happen to us when we're old?
jayparkinsonmd: Today’s health insurance premiums are about $14,000 per employee per year. This doubles roughly every 8 years and shows no evidence of getting cheaper. Most are predicting premiums will increase faster under health reform due to new unfunded mandates and regulations. 2020: $28,000 2030: $56,000 2040: $112,000 2050: $224,000 The median income is currently $31,100 and rises at...
Runway 4 Left at Kennedy International Airport was closed for more than an hour...– Turtles Force Runway Closing at J.F.K. Airport - NYTimes.com There’s a joke in here about turtles being slow and airplanes being fast, etc., etc. but I’m too tired to figure it out. Anyone?
You may not have heard of them quite yet, but a startup called Fitocracy is...– Fitocracy Brings Games And Social To Your Workouts (Invites Within) Awesome article about one of my favorite sites/businesses.
comedycentral: Christopher Titus’s New Album Is Full of Tiny Revolutions Listen to a clip from Christopher Titus’s new double-album, Neverlution.
I’ve always felt that really good prequels should be original movies. And the...– Damon Lindelof, Explaining How Ridley Scott’s ‘Prometheus’ is Connected to the ‘Alien’ Films | /Film Taken from his appearance on The Kevin Pollack Chat Show. (via popculturebrain)
bliptv: Another week, another blip on blip! This week, Annie sits down to chat with Revenue Operations Manager, Yamini Natarajan. While Yamini might look calm and collected, she reveals that she is a fierce warrior on the paintball field. Annie also features the hilarious yet informative show, Red Letter Media. You may know the show from its epic reviews of the Star Wars prequels. Thanks for...
Well what I want them to know is just like, John Wayne was from Waterloo, Iowa....– Michele Bachmann, mistaking John Wayne the movie star for John Wayne Gacy, the killer clown who raped and murdered 33 teenage boys (via maxistentialist)
I’m going to protect my stars. Amare, Carmelo, if someone’s getting rough with...– Josh Harrellson on what his role will be - The Knicks selected Harrellson with the 45th pick. Love the attitude. Welcome aboard Josh! (via knicksknotes)
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I forgot how good Ed Norton is in "The People vs....