now i sort of get the grumbling about Facebook &...
not because of personal experience or privacy concerns, but because i just saw an old college friend post something on her wall with instructions on how to turn off FB places - and they were totally wrong. instead of adjusting her privacy settings, she was adjusting her notifications. which really doesn’t have the intended effect, methinks. :P not only that, but it seems like people think...
Pitchfork: Frightened Rabbit Cover the National →
oh yes, i was at this show!
Elaine had a job. She worked at J. Peterman. She was a go-getter.– The Elaine Benes Look Re-appears as New York Style - NYTimes.com best line of the whole article.
doesn’t summer green sound like the name of the protagonist in some teenage romance novel or a forgotten character on dawson’s creek?
Desperate Pandora Employees Scrambling To Find... →
aside: i totally have a steely dan pandora station (duh) & i never skip selections from the nightfly.
Cusack on Technology
courtney: There are some great bits in Hot Tub Time Machine about how technology has changed the way we interact. How exactly did people hook up before Facebook and Twitter? I honestly don’t know. That’s a great line in the film, where Jacob (played by Clark Duke) is hitting on a girl in the 80s and he says to her, “How can I get in touch with you later?” And she says, “Well, you’re going...
catbird: The thing that irks me the most about this totally worthless Techcrunch article on RDIO vs Spotify is that the author calls RDIO’s interface/UX crappy. It is, in fact, completely the opposite. You moron. (BTW, RDIO is open to the general public now) wow, that guy really doesn’t like rdio. and also really doesn’t understand the music industry.
ummmm, so uh, twitter suggestions?
there is a reason i am not following my exboyfriend. i know you mean well & your algorithm thinks we should totes be twitter buds, but i kinda don’t follow him on purpose. oh, the perils of modern technology! amiright?
He’s funny all the time. He’s not, like, a miserable guy sometimes and a funny...– Sissy Spacek, on Bill Murray (via goldenfiddle) makes me think of my all time favorite bill murray story - the one where willo hung out with him one night in steamboat springs about 15 (?) yrs ago & said amongst other quips - “i’m so glad i met you, because i love to laugh!”
upon visiting the wikipedia page for the aforetumbled “peg”, i came upon this very distressing nugget: “American singer-songwriter Jason Mraz has and currently performs this song as part of his concert set lists.” nooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooo.