A peculiar claim: how can Roudinesco possibly know whether more psychological...– LRB · Elif Batuman: On Complaining All my love to Elif. Also, her thoughts on Vampire Weekend—lovely.
azizisbored: Animal Collective KILLING it on Letterman. So good. (via I Guess I’m Floating and Pitchfork) “Hey Paul, got anything for the trick-or-treaters?” AH HA.
While performers like Lil Wayne do indeed send non-musical vocal sounds – gasps,...– Frieze Magazine | Archive | Pitch Perfect For the record, I love Auto-Tune.
Won't recover/don't want to recover
The Amnesty International meeting I attended was supposed to be an ice-cream social, but nobody picked up any ice-cream. So I wrote two letters and listened to the undergraduates talk about their awesome post-grad prospects, and felt an immediate and intense sense of failure! There should have been ice-cream! And socializing! If last year was my great unfeeling epoch of chivalry, bad handjobs and...
How dissatisfying! Not for you, of course—the trip to France will be worth it, obviously; time abroad… what does time abroad do for the soul? —Tempers it, strengthens it through heat and distance and tonguing. (I’m lying, actually; the Old Continent has expensive foods, yes, and crypts to thumb through at every half-stop on the train, but soul? Hadn’t that been bled out in two...
Saw "Wolverine," All Right
Because I don’t follow the X-Men franchise, what appeared before me tonight was more or less exactly what I wanted. Abs of steel, curious hair, explosions. The girl with diamond skin. Cyclops hanging out with his rose-colored glasses. Gambit is a wizard, right? With a staff and purple fire? This origins film was either a very terrible western or a delicious popcorn flick, on par with any...