Hey, remember that link I posted to Eddie Huang’s blog post (the rebuttal to the “tiger moms” thing) last week? Salon picked it up. If you haven’t read it yet…
Cheer up, everybody! →
“Is it worrisome?” asked Bill Strauss, an engineer... →
charitini: Then why aren’t they more rigorous about having people turn off their devices? Because they really aren’t that rigorous. I know. I’m one of those people. Eek. Won’t be anymore. On A Phone, Interfering With Flight Safety [NYT] The conclusion that this article reaches is as flimsy as it is sensational, both things that serve as huge red flags when apparent in science OR journalism....
The other thing: Some people are getting hung up on Gervais, but there’s no mention of how DeNiro just… I don’t even have words for what he did. It was just utterly disgraceful for an actor of his stature to bomb onstage like that, with those awful rude jokes, while goofing around about his horrid role choices in recent years. AND then he’s boorish in the press room after,...
I’m quickly rewatching the Golden Globe’s opening monologue, and Johnny Depp has a slight grin after Ricky Gervais makes a series of jokes about “The Tourist”. The guy can take a joke (even if he may secretly be not entirely amused by said joke). That’s one good sign that the remarks from Gervais through the evening were NOT totally, objectively mean-spirited. But,...
New Golden Globe Categories
Best Actor in a Commercial Best Use of 3D Best Use of Simulated 3D Highest BAC Shortest-Screentime Supporting Actress Best Accent Best Catty Red-Carpet Liveblog The Don Simpson Award For Lifetime Achievement Among Candidates Who Have No Chance To Be Considered For The Cecil B. DeMille Award Best Rambling Acceptance Speech Best TV Clipshow Episode Advertised As “New” Best...
2011 was a short year in marcos
considering that ninety9 just ended it with this.
On Sunday, the A.F.C. East belonged to the Jets. All anyone had to do was ask them.
I’ve already made the joke that “looking at my blog archive is like staring into the sun”, but I just had another moment of that. Holy shit. BrianVan Has An Overwhelming Archive Of Opinions About It.
Fresh Off the Boat: How My Chinese Dad Saved My... →
Thank you, cable TV. Bait Car is something that totally exists. A shadowy figure walks past an unattended automobile. It’s unlocked. The engine’s running. No owner in sight. Without hesitation, the perp climbs into the driver’s seat and speeds off, thinking he has evaded punishment. Unfortunately for him, a hidden video camera has been installed on the dashboard and a nearby police force...