by Tom Scocca ★★ Purple sheets of dawn clouds went away, and gray, white, and blue vied for the skies.
by John Herrman Here Are Some Pictures of Renée Zellweger but Here is Renée Zellweger’s Awesome Response To Trolls Over Her Appearance however, this is What’s Really Behind The Ridicule Of Renée Zellweger’s Face and actually If You Looked at Renee Zellweger's Plastic Surgery, You Need to See These Photos which will remind you that people are dying, specifically of Ebola, despite the fact that This Ohio man has the perfect reaction to Ebola and anyway Don’t panic over Ebola in America that said, consider The Dangerous Myth of America's Ebola Panic because "Americans were far more likely to believe in witches than to worry about contracting Ebola" which doesn't matter if you understand the real Threats to Americans, ranked (by actual threat instead of media hype) and that you should Forget Ebola because It's soda that should terrify you because Drinking soda regularly can age the body just as much as smoking regularly although Sitting Is the New Smoking and also Wow— because The Effects of Childhood Obesity on Adolescent Health are Much Worse Than We Thought except Think You Know What 'Fat' Means?
The Problem I never carry cash. This shouldn't seem like a big deal, because debit cards can be cancelled if you lose them; parking meters, farmer’s markets, and even jukeboxes in the good dive-y bars all accept Visa these days.
by Matt Buchanan In this Sunday's forthcoming New York Times Magazine—which has been magically sent backward in time, from the future, to the internet of today—I have a short piece on how dynamic, demand-based pricing is probably going to become a staple of supremely popular restaurants as logistics-driven startups, of a piece with Uber and Airbnb, begin looking to disrupt (lol) woefully inefficient restaurant seating systems.
by Matt Buchanan For the last forty years, an odd rule from the Los Angeles Fire Department, known as Regulation 10, has required that every skyscraper in the city have a helipad for potential emergency rescues.
by Laura June At three in the afternoon when my daughter was about four weeks old, I hit a wall. With my fist, though not very hard, because I was trying to be as quiet as possible.
It is always hard to know what to wear to meet an icon. I imagine this is what Cameron Diaz is thinking as she heads to our meeting in a dirt hole behind a Chinese restaurant somewhere near the Lower East Side.
by John Herrman 2014 has been, for a broad swath of music, the year of the obligatory synth: Countless artists, new and old, have converged on the same neon moan, if only for a few bars on a few tracks.
by John Herrman "Falstaff Press and Panurge Press were the best-known of [mail-order smut] publishers, and their books were also the best made.
by Tom Scocca ★★★ The morning was a slightly discolored blue, like an antiqued piece of painted furniture.
by John Herrman On Wednesday, October 8th, the Supreme Court heard oral arguments in the case of Integrity Staffing Solutions v.
I was running to the interview, worried I’d get there late. My temp job was over as of a few days prior.
by Russell Brandom This is a serious subject, not a joke, and this site is here to expose the actions of those who exploited these young men and defrauded us their fans.
Interviewing Jonathan Katz is an interesting experience, especially when doing so over the phone. After all, most of us know him from the animated sitcom he created, wrote and voiced in the 90’s, Dr.
by John Herrman "Ringo Starr Is The New Face Of Skechers." 0 Comments The post Shoe Fit appeared first on The Awl.
by John Herrman 10. Neptune moan 9. Earth moan 2 ("song") 8. Uranus moan 7. Saturn ring moan 6. Jupiter moan 5.
by Tom Scocca ★★★★ The apartment door banged in its frame where it stood, and howling sounds came from down the hallway.
by John Herrman A narrative video for one of the more accessible tracks on the excellent Lese Majesty, which I've been coming back to again and again over the last couple months (see previously: #CAKE).
The internet throngs daily with bad opinions, but every few weeks an argument will emerge that’s so thoroughly wrongheaded and deeply reprehensible that we're all forced to engage with it.
by John Herrman Who do you identify with? Is it one of the many Waldos? All of the Waldos? The guy relaxing briefly at the axis?