Tonight, for those of you who like watching the Olympics without having every...– A Message from NBC About Its Olympics Coverage : The New Yorker Where do I sign up?
What I Do For A Living, Honestly.
In a pretty coincidental turn of events, the lovely girl who anchored a recent awards night I produced in London, Layla Anna-Lee, was selected to be an announcer for the Olympics Opening Ceremony which is utterly amazing. She also just happens to be blogging her experience for Handbag.com in the UK and she posted a recording of the comms from one of the rehearsals. Now none of my shows are...
Men's Olympic Synchronized Swimming →
Hey, you. I know you. I know you.
London Olympics Opening Ceremony Best And Worst... →
The Netherlands are the clear winner in yet another parade of tragic Olympic fashion.
Where’s that fork I had for lunch? Is that still up here? I wanna stick...– Men’s volleyball commentator
OLYMPIC FEVER BEGINS: Nastia Liukin Again Falls On... →
Tim Daggett: ”That really kinda puts a kink right in your napkin…knocks the wind outta your…(silence)” (Begins around 1:14 in) It’s these gems, these little verbal accidents, that make me absolutely adore Olympics coverage.
An Open Letter to American Airlines
Hi AAers! Just writing to say thanks for letting me fly with you for so many years. I mean, you and I have been to Dallas and New York and Florida and London and a whole mess of places in between in our time together. In fact, I think my butt’s spent more time in your seats than in all other airline seats combined! Since we’re so close I think I can tell you that it is utter...
The advocates of guns who claim patriotism and the rights of the 2nd Amendment -...– Jason Alexander responds to his pro-gun critics (read the whole thing, it’s impressive) And this is why I never understood people who thought Kramer was cooler than George. (via clambistro)
Girls and women of the world, could we stop apologizing for wanting and eating...– Rookie » Eating: A Manifesto (via clambistro)
The Lonely Island ft. T-Pain [I’m On A Boat] (SNL Digital Short) (by G O O D C O M P A N Y) I have had to watch this quite a lot lately for work. Yes, you heard me, FOR WORK. I almost know it verbatim which is not a skill I ever thought I’d possess. I am not quite sure what I do either, but you’re welcome to guess.
NPR: On July 19, 1957... →
Things I’ll never understand no matter how hard you try and make them make sense: nuclear weapons. It’s unfathomable to me that people would choose to create them and proliferate them. I cannot comprehend it. npr: “…five Air Force officers and one photographer stood together on a patch of ground about 65 miles northwest of Las Vegas. They’d marked the spot ‘Ground Zero....
Dan Cathy, Chick-Fil-A President, On Anti-Gay... →
Sigh. I never ate there to begin with since it’s kinda not vegetarian-friendly and I always knew they were not so gay-friendly either, but now we know it. It came straight from the head chicken’s mouth. Grrrr.
Hungry for hot dogs? There’s another Frisky Margaret.– Mark D coining’ a new phrase
The Divine Comedy to play Nantes in October →
Alternate post title: “Reason number 52,675,342 to live in France”.
Life will lose much of its spice if Google Voice ever learns English.– Erin Somerville
Today's revelation: I don't care for the word...
Classic French Film Festival, Cinema St. Louis →
You better believe I’m going! Now, who would like to join me?
Robert Reich: Patriotism July 4, 2012 →
robertreich: In the last two weeks, the Supreme Court has allowed police in Arizona to demand proof of citizenship from people they stop on other grounds (while throwing out the rest of Arizona’s immigration law), and has allowed the federal government to require everyone buy health insurance — even younger…