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There's a print of Risky Business in Tom Cruise's attic in which he looks like Christopher Plummer.
Ma petite listening to Beatles: "Do what in the road, daddy?"
Was talking to my students about Flaubert and translation and remembered this Barnes essay from 2011: http://www.lrb.co.uk/v32/n22/julian-barnes/writers-writer-and-writers-writers-writer …
If Jennifer Weiner put all the effort she puts into attacking better writers into improving her own writing, she might be worth reading.
Killed it today. Just saying.
How to empty and delete your Instagram account, courtesy Wired. Thinking about it. http://www.wired.com/gadgetlab/2012/12/how-to-download-your-instagram-photos-and-kill-your-account/ …
Andrew Sullivan stopped live blogging at 10:17. He either fainted or is busy weeping with relief.
Biden. Kicked. Ryan's. Punkass. Will it help? Probably not enough. But fun to watch. Thanks, Uncle Joe.
Writing Procrastination Technique # 383: Launch your Twitter account, at last.
For some reason I heard "Somali pirates" on PRI as "some Molly pirates" - which confused me far longer than it should have.
"By accident." Not "on accident", yo.