God, YES! So awesome. From New York Daily News article on Alex Rodriguez who is a baseball athlete I would not normally know or care about but then this: US Weekly reports the Yankee’s slugger has commissioned paintings of himself—as a centaur. But wait, it gets better—they’re hanging above the superstar athletes’ bed, according to the magazine. “He was so vain. He had not...
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“My concern was that they would never have been able to find an Indian kid who could act well enough and who was a good enough basketball player to play me … I’d rather see myself played by a Puerto Rican or an Italian with a tan than have them ruin the basketballness of me.” —New York Times
I want ice cream either way.
“We thought Tom [Cruise] was the biggest bore on the face of the Earth… He was tense and made constant, constant unrelated homophobic comments, like, “You want some ice cream, in case there are no gay people there?” I mean, his lingo was larded with the most… There was no basis for it. It was like, “It’s a nice day, I’m glad there are no gay people...
not one part of that costume makes any sense to me. shouldn’t she have a guitar in her hand and slut written across her stomach?
Book that changed your life:
“Two. Wharton’s Age of Innocence read in tandem with Kate Chopin’s The Awakening. I decided to get a divorce.” —Alice Randall
Just learned that fans of the band Kansas are “Wheatheads.”
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Pamela: how was yr eve? LJ: good. watched baseball at my friend’s house Pamela: are you impling that my bod is a dreamscape? Pamela: IMPLYING Pamela: omg, “impling” LJ: “and who is this little impling!” Pamela: oh i HATE it Pamela: imp + dumpling! LJ: for some reason i picture it without limbs Pamela: OMG Pamela: a grinny lump? LJ: a limbless infant LJ: is an...
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Oh, wow. Just saw that the Spring 09 Conjuctions was coedited by Brian Evenson and has stories by a bunch of people I love, like Elizabeth Hand, Shelley Jackson, and Karen Russell! Not to mench Joyce Carol Oates, China Miéville, Jeff VanderMeer. Goddamn.
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nick is inviting my lips into his mouth like a vampire at your door