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THE WORLD IS CHANGED, I CAN FEEL IT IN THE WATER. This is the second post in less than a month defending Gwyneth Paltrow against her detractors, despite the fact that I myself, and Videogum in…   Read Story »
It's hard out there for a shrimp. Last week was a pretty stark reminder of that, and this week isn't that much better if you don't grade misery suffered by white people on a smaller curve. Things in…   Read Story »
A couple's wedding day is, I think I can speak generally here, forever held as one of the most beautiful days of their lives, remembered as OH NO OH MY GOODNESS WHAT IS GOING ON AND ALSO WHY? From…   Read Story »
Oh, you can be so quick to judge. "Windless kite flying to an orchestral version of -- I mean, first of all, can we focus on windless kite flying by itself for a second? Sorry to take the WIND OUT OF…   Read Story »
Noah, go easy on the Barq's! A lot of times you will hear adults talk about childhood moments like this as some kind of completely lost and inaccessible form of incredible pleasure untarnished by,…   Read Story »
Time flies, doesn't it? About a year ago it seemed like you couldn't go one day without seeing a new viral video of a public marriage proposal, and then in the bunch of months after that point it's…   Read Story »
We spend a lot of time focusing on upsetting things here. Mostly because upsetting things often seem more interesting or worthwhile or fun and energizing, in a backwards way, to talk about. For…   Read Story »
Hey everybody, it's been so nice outside lately! On the one hand it's a little strange because the winter was so mild (here where I live, but maybe also where you live?), and it's only March now and…   Read Story »
Wow, not even noon yet and ALREADY I need a pick-me-up. Unfortunately my french press broke a few weeks ago, though I still continued to use it until it broke FOR REAL a few days ago. (Each time it…   Read Story »
I'm not going to try to tell you how to live your life. Maybe you had to walk to work in the rain today and you forgot your umbrella and you got to your office and your computer had a problem and you…   Read Story »