brooklynmutt: “running up that hill”, kate bush
morgenstern: solidair: In Bruges (2008) It shouldn’t be too much of a surprise that In Bruges failed to ignite the box-office upon its release. The debut feature film by an unknown but acclaimed director of shorts (Martin McDonagh), starring an actor who was unable to take the next step into true stardom (Colin Farrell) and an amazing but rarely thought of Irish character actor (Brendan...
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We had another variation of this gag simply referred to as the “first foul of the game” bet. While still in the locker room before tip-off, we would make a wager on which of us would call the game’s first foul. That referee would either have to pay the ball boy or pick up the dinner tab for the other two referees. Sometimes, the ante would be $50 a guy. Like the technical foul...
participants possessing high levels of self-control related to food choices (as...– See Salad, Eat Fries: When Healthy Menus Backfire - Duke’s Fuqua School of Business (via slantback)
Euphemism of the Day: To Parallel Park
theessentialman: To Parallel Park - Maneuvering your car in the space between two other cars without hitting either. To actively put yourself in an uncomfortable situation with the idea that you can handle it with grace. Ex. Inviting two potential love interests to the same event.
Our belief is not a belief. Our principles are not a faith. We do not rely...– Christopher Hitchens, on atheists (via brooklynmutt and many others)
This will be the first World Series I can remember where I’ll actually be...– my brother’s fb status this morning