tv: mad men
The last several episodes of Mad Men may be some of the best episodes we’ve seen in this series. That is in part because Matthew Weiner has actually advanced plotlines and posed certain characters to either succeed or be miserably defeated (I’m thinking specifically about Joan and her relationship with her rapist non-surgeon husband). With the blood finally washed off the walls of...
still trying to reconcile my hatred of Scarlett...
halloween costumes for kids. →
what child wouldn’t look absolutely adorable on Halloween night with a plastic clip-on Hitler mustache? Oriental Trading Co., your name may be offensive, but come on, maybe just try and keep an eye on your product development? There seems to be almost zero oversight (except for the straw glasses, which have brought nothing but fun to my life).
do you like looking at pictures of prohibitively expensive yet beautiful clothing on superskinny eastern european teenagers? click above for my ny fashion week s/s 2010 coverage. or don’t, whatever.
failed mcsweeney's list
Reality Shows I Think I Could Win America’s Next Top Sales Assistant So You Think You Can File? A Shot at Synergy The Amazing Leadership Offsite Meeting My Super Sweet Fiscal Year End Luncheon Extreme Makeover: Microsoft Project Edition Temptation Midsized Conference Room Pimp My Cubicle Partition Who Wants to be a Senior Strategic Communications Consultant? The Biggest Loser -created by...
i love michael pollan →
His op-ed piece in the NYT this week calls attention to one of the biggest issues in health care reform—one that no one else seems to think is important.
There should be a version of twitter aimed at the gay community called glitter.
I don’t know how someone could make a sandwich like this and then just...– meg bradshaw, in reference to the nyc take-out chainlet, lenny’s
make this for me. →
books: lorrie moore
I came across Lorrie Moore in the way I assume many people did. I registered for a Humor in Literature class in college and purchased all of the books on the reading list only to realize I wasn’t actually enrolled in the class. Aside from the scheduling nightmare that ensued, I did emerge with a few paperbacks I was determined to read and analyze on my own (unfortunately without the...
Hello new friends. Well, odds are if you’ve found this tumblr blog that you’re in fact an old friend (either from reality or cyberspace and my old home). Here you’ll find my scintillating recaps and reviews of all things pop culture, from literary fiction to trashtastic reality television to bizarre food trends. Thoughts, comments and questions? Feel free to email me! (Just...