“it is with immeasurable sadness that we announce that author sir terry pratchett has died.
the world has lost one of its brightest, sharpest minds. rest in peace sir terry pratchett.”
i've been "working" on an armchair ethnography for about the past year now – actually longer, i guess – and i've finally gotten to the point where i can start working things out here, among friends. (we are friends, right? i certainly hope so.) so we're about to start on a bit of an epic adventure.
This weekend I watched Magic Mike, because what else are you going to do on a drunk gals’ weekend after watching (sober) three Oscar nominated films and surviving three hours in a snow related traffic jam? And knowing that a sequel is coming, and dammit, we have to catch up!
Which is to say: I watched Magic Mike.
books on my parents' shelves
in a discovery that has greatly expanded the scientific community’s fundamental understanding of oddballs, a team of anthropologists from columbia university announced friday the identification of 43 new species of weirdo residing within the new york city subway system.