next time in sochi
me: It's going to be all Tchaikovsky and Stravinsky in the figure skating next time won't it?
A: Yep. All Firebird, all the time.
me: He wrote some other beautiful and musically dynamic ballets, I swear!
Some women choose to follow men, and some women choose to follow their dreams....– Lady Gaga gives career advice - NYPOST.com (via Jezebel)
Rep. Don Manzullo (R., Ill.) knows his gefilte, he knows his Jewish calendar and...– Wall Street Journal: Let My Gefilte Fish Go. I am amused that we’re in a gefilte fish trade war with Israel. If we up the duty on matzah and we have to eat the crappy American stuff for Pesach, it’s all over. (Besides, I thought everyone likes the loaf better?)
Most people have heard of Koko, the Stanford-educated gorilla who could speak...– 15 Reasons Mister Rogers Was the Best Neighbor Ever (via bg5000) (via inothernews)
My family is awesome during natural disasters
Me: Did you evacuate?
Oldest sister on Maui: Yeah, I'm in the mountains, having breakfast, drinking a cocktail, wearing floaties and waiting for the show to start.
Me: I've been trying to get through to you! Pick up the phone when there's a tsunami!
Youngest sister on Oahu: I'm taking a nap. I'm only talking to you if you're calm.
That's hilarious. I'm glad your family's all okay.
I forgot that hamentashen dough works best...
So there won’t be actual pastry until tomorrow. But I have some good looking dough. (I used this recipe. It sounds about right, and if it’s from a Hadassah cookbook, it must be kosher.)
Reproductive clinics are frequently a first line of medical care for women near...– Black Women Don’t Need Billboards | The American Prospect (via robot-heart-politics) (via therealestsocksinthegame) (via warrennotg) (via rosasparks)
I'm considering making hamentaschen tomorrow...
Because I already know I like cherry pie filling in my hamentaschen, if you know what I mean.
In pure form, Ayn Rand’s philosophy would work very well if human beings were...– Read the article here. (via savagemike) (via recro) (via robot-heart-politics) Well yeah. Because much like the other side of her coin, my buddy Karl Marx, Ayn Rand lives in a world of extremes and perfectable ideals. The rest of us, however, live in the grey and messy real world. (Karl is a...
I scampered in fresh snow on the way home.
I think the word snarky has often been applied to me in a way that makes me very...– Michael Ian Black (via drinkyourjuice) (via srsly)
The average American consumes enough caffeine in...
kickdrumheart: ohyeahfacts: (source) i’m sure i could kill at least two horses. Sounds about right.
The trouble with silly miss Valenti is not so much her strident feminism, but...– Comment on For women in America, equality is still an illusion (via robot-heart-politics) This isn’t the point of this article, or this comment. But it brought something to mind when combined with a few comments on religion on my Dashboard. The part of the touchy-feely Reform Jewish God I...
"As the title indicates, this is a homemade 12 x... →
maura: holy bajoly. Now if only Mediafire would work… (BTW Disc One has the Mo-Dettes’ “White Mice,” which is one of my top 20 songs ever.) (via Douglas, of course) Mental note to go nuts with this back at home.
We act as if the hatred directed at women is something that can be dealt with by...– For women in America, equality is still an illusion - washingtonpost.com (via bmckinney) (via robot-heart-politics)
And so when a woman is sexually assaulted—no matter what she’s doing—it’s easy...– Rape Analogy: the “Walking in a Bad Neighborhood Theory”, Amanda Hess in The Sexist
But let’s take a longer arc view of history. The last 30 years has been a...– AZspot: What Republicans Want? (via robot-heart-politics)
ridiculous costumes + strangely literal...
youngmanhattanite: marcthesharc: Um, tonight, the Israeli ice dancing duo is skating to the theme from Schindler’s List. Don’t say I didn’t warn you, cause I just did. Too late. Invoking the Holocaust works for the Oscars, why not the Olympics?
dude. Israel has an ice dancing team?
And in the last group, no less. Of course, they’re Ukranian-born, but they’re still part of the tribe. (Also, I would have LOVED it if they’d done Tzena, Tzena instead of Hava Nagila.)
A 42-year-old HIV patient with leukemia appears to have no detectable HIV in his...– Man appears free of HIV after stem cell transplant - CNN.com (via mikehudack) (via aatombomb) (via notthatkindagay) (via awesome-everyday) (via rosasparks)
“Look, enough already,” Mr. Walken, who is 66, recalled telling her, as he spoke...– Christopher Walken on A Behanding in Spokane, which he is currently starring in on Broadway.
What is so funny to me is I’m in a profession where two percent of people are...– Lauren Graham Feels Successful Being Single Funny how they only seem to ask her about relationships, though. (via wingsandfins)
youngmanhattanite: You have to be willing to be a fraud if you want to make it in New York.
<3 u RT @anamariecox: Well that time I just spent rooting for Team USA women’s curling is an hour I will never get back. AND DO NOT WANT TO.
it's nights like these when I fucking love my job
and on nights I fucking hate my job, I need to remember this one.
Received a card that said “I like big bucks and I cannot lie” with a picture of a buck. <3 u.
“Yes Dagny, you silly silly woman, I may seem a slacker to you, but after...– Spudworks’ the Abridged Atlas Shrugged. Kind of hilarious.
the semicolon is a fabulous punctuation mark for twitter; you see what I mean.
Pegasus mating with a unicorn and the creature that they birth I somehow tame it...– U.S. snowboarder Graham Watanabe, describing the feeling of competing in the Olympics (via toldorknown) (via vindyc)
“Sometimes I think society focuses more on the women who “get” raped than the...– Short Skirts And The Politics Of Sexual Assault - Rape - Jezebel (via seventeen76)
RT @nicechucknice: David Bowie is what is lacking in American pop culture. If you don’t know what I’m talking about, then you’re part of …
The Curling Lords of Argyle - Vancouver 2010 Blog →
meganwest: A Norwegian curler, he wanted to “spice up” his team’s drab uniform. So instead of settling for the customary black curler’s pants, he went online and bought five loud pairs of golf pants. Click through and watch the video. Just do it. This is just hilarious. Also, they’re totally cute in their little pants.