February 4th, 2004

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roseneko, on the lighter side of college astronomy videos --

... the background music keeps making you think "cheesy porn flick." I mean, it's a decent and relatively informative video, but it's rather distracting when you're mentally filling in "Oh yeah, Ursa Major, you're just so big...I can't fit you all in my frame..."
  • Current Music
    Rosanne Cash - "Last Stop Before Home"

Is It A Faux Pas To Quote Yourself?

"I always liked the idea of eating some gator tail at Gatorland. Do they get the meat from the old, the infirm, perhaps even the sick? Ewww.

I much prefer the idea that you're eating troublemakers and slow learners.

I'd dangle a bit of crunchy gator goodness, slathered in remoulade, over the side of the deck and yell, 'Behave yourselves or this could be you!' "

- me, in someone else's locked post.

EDIT thanks to tephra, I realize that I inadvertantly paraphrased Lynda Montgomery. My apologies to any who were offended.
[c] hark! a vagrant! - eat a dick
  • renne

More of the endless number of reasons to love Neil Gaiman

From officialgaiman:

On creative writing programs: It was also because I had a vague suspicion that people in authority might suggest that I should write respectable but dull fiction, and then I'd be forced to kill them, and it would all end in tears or in prison.

On rejection slips: The best reaction to a rejection slip is a sort of wild-eyed madness, an evil grin, and sitting yourself in front of the keyboard muttering "Okay, you bastards. Try rejecting this!" and then writing something so unbelievably brilliant that all other writers will disembowel themselves with their pens upon reading it, because there's nothing left to write.
  • Current Music
    tuesday morning - the pogues
dancing indigo

Comfort

There's a "what's your comfort ____" meme going around.

dextradawn had this to say in a comment to her own responses to the meme:

"Yeah, but nothing beats having another warm body next to you. And no, microwaving a fresh corpse doesn't count."
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    amused amused
circus

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painispretty on being called unamerican (in the comments):

Me telling some girl that it was easy to be brave when you're the biggest bully in the playground. She took offense, threw a fit, told me about how America is kind and wonderful and helpful and never blows people up and told me not to insult her fucking country because I'm unamerican.

Yes. I come from a little place called England.

We used to rule the world before you.
  • Current Music
    Alice In Chains - Them Bones
smokey
  • tarpo

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from Alton Brown's website..


Okay, so he’s a movie star (sort of) and probably makes a decent living but I’m willing to bet the reason those eyes are so "dreamy" (not my words) is simply because there’s a big empty space behind them.
all fucked up on hockey

sorry, it's yet another superboob post...

From bettyp

After over a decade of being called a joyless whiner and a paranoid, bad-tempered bitch for complaining that *generations* of rock stars who look like heroin addicts in need of a shower are using the bikini'd bodies of hot chicks to present the image of success and power in the hopes that we'd buy their albums, let me just tell you how excited I am to find that the Timberlake camp is championing the cause of the sexually exploited male billionaire.


From here.