we need a new deal, & the old lauryn hill
…or even, a new-new lauryn hill.
Lauryn Hill | A Change is Gonna Come (Sam Cooke...
Amel Larrieux | If I Were a Bell a really mellow...
I’m a supporter of gay rights. And not a closet supporter either. From the...– Paul Newman
Clear as shore lights in summer, forward not back swims the woman I will be,...– Karen Volkman | from “Shipwreck Poem”
To cool you off after the debate, an interview with Jonathan Safran Foer which contains some really intriguing insight into his writing process. Because that’s what you’re looking for on a Friday night/Saturday morning.
Got up at 8 am today to watch the debates. I’d say it was a draw — though pundits will probably be inclined to give a draw to Obama, being that foreign policy is supposed to be his bread and butter. Of course, people who already have their minds made up aren’t changing them after this debate either. Some thoughts: A lot of “Obama just doesn’t understand” coming...
“I’m a penny fallen from heaven’s corner pocket,...– Reginal Shepherd | from the poem “Motive”
No, Really, How much is $700 billion? →
Yes, a bailout is necessary, but several steps could limit the risks. Sen. Jack...– E. J. Dionne Jr. - Improving Paulson’s Cure - washingtonpost.com
Socialism...But Only for the Rich? →
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Do yourself a favor -- read a book - 09/21/2008 -... →
and the church said, Amen.
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Things Other People Accomplished When They Were... →
By 22, Caresse Crosby had become the first person to patent a brassiere, which was made of two handkerchiefs and ribbon sewn together, and Samuel Colt had patented the 6 shooter revolver. Just goes to show what a magical time 22 is.
excellent, excellent weekend. lots of eating and boozing on rooftops, lots of sleep, and lots of photos…which, will be coming shortly :)
Cat Power | Aretha, Sing One For Me i know...
9:28 am -- Church.
i.e. i’m going for the first time since i’ve been in vietnam. i’m a bit apprehensive, and it’s delayed me from going to this particular one — recommended by my dermatologist, interestingly enough — for a month and a half. i didn’t start going to church until i went to college in north carolina, and i’m still very much attached to my first church....
Happy Birthday, Sophia Loren
Getting ahead in a difficult profession requires avid faith in yourself. That is...– Sophia Loren
Wear high heels on Friday — dress-down Friday is a terrible idea. Dress up...– Camilla Morton
Study Finds Possible Biological Basis for... →
People who startle easily in response to threatening images or loud sounds seem...– The Washington Post
The first edition of the New York times appeared...
1851 and 1905, respectively