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WHY IS 'THE GREAT GATSBY 3-D' A PHRASE WE ARE ALL SAYING LIKE IT'S NORMAL? WHAT DYSTOPIAN HORRORSHOW FUTURE ARE WE LIVING IN?!?!?!
GODDAMMIT AUTOCORRECT I AM NEVER TALKING ABOUT DUCKS.
anytime I talk to friends in suburbs/country I realize the basic function of NY is to make the banal fantastical & the fantastical banal.
"oh yeah, that's two naked people having a fight on the street that's not a thing" "oh my god you live in a HOUSE? that's INSANE"
also, @leighalexander's piece on twitter etiquette is a great/necessary further riff on basic creepiness of 'follow' http://thoughtcatalog.com/2013/a-letter-from-your-11721st-twitter-follower/ …
the murderous, soundless machinations of facebook's "other" folder.
reminded of Luc Sante's 'My Lost City' essay this morning. always worth rereading, any day, always: http://www.nybooks.com/articles/archives/2003/nov/06/my-lost-city/?pagination=false …
still can't get over how my computer autocorrects "selfies" to "selfless." everybody thinks they're a philosopher.
I will forever overuse the word "gauche" in loving memory of that time an ex said "just bc you say it in french doesn't mean it's not tacky"
I wrote a thing about #followateen for @newinquiry. youth, voyeurism, &why teens are better at the internet than you http://thenewinquiry.com/essays/all-our-little-lives/ …
"Vonnegut is the Manic Pixie Dream Girl of literature"
the weather thinks you're pretty.
"New York is the things that a drunk person is shouting too loud on the street at two in the morning"
& finally, as I've said it before: if you're watching GoT & not reading @leighalexander's recaps, you're wrong: http://boingboing.net/2013/05/14/game-of-thrones-s3e7-i-am-you.html#more-230117 …
(I'm so, so, so glad I've never liked a person as much as I like 'blonde on blonde')
well my neighbor just let me hang out with her twin st bernards so basically all my problems are meaningless white noise bullshit now.
should be a precise single word for 'woken up in the middle of the night by the thunderstorm, put back to sleep by the rain'
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