Colleen, to Oz: You don't remember Lacey Peterson? Killed by her husband?
Me, totally earnest: Right, "Scott Something."
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Bill Hader’s Top 10 – Explore – The Criterion Collection How nice! When I see Bill Hader in a Volkswagon ad or playing Vincent Price or a gay man, I think to myself, Bill Hader seems like such a cool dude, the kind of cool dude I’d take movie advice from. (via Molly Lambert’s del.icio.us [apparently I’m stalking her now])
Joseph Bernstein: "That Northwestern 'Human...
To understand Bailey’s worth to Northwestern, you need to understand a little bit about Northwestern. First, it’s full of very smart and very driven people. Second, it’s not a place where young people go to have their assumptions challenged. It’s not the sort of university where young people go to experiment and find themselves and dabble in campus radicalism and psychedelics...
I’m going to will myself dead, like in the movie Walkabout, based on the...– almost the next very thing I said
I dreamt that a cat wrote a book. Well. More like a zine. And it was really hard...– telling him some dream I had
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The Sleeping Cure I’ve gone directly from reading a sob story about a faltering marriage to a different personal essay about a patient whose every psychoanalyst (four! of them) has fallen asleep during their sessions. It ought to have turned into yet another catalogue of complaints—the author is on a little tour, confronting all the therapists who have fallen asleep on him, which is...
D: James, did you play Magic the Gathering, ever?
Me: James isn't a big dweeb like us. James! Did you do anything nerdy when like you were in uhhh high school, or...?
James: I made straight A's and was a virgin.
D: Wow! You two have a lot more in common than I thought!
Ask A Man With A Russian Accent Trying To Convince You To Go To An Ecstasy Party | The Onion – America’s Finest News Source D and I gaily read this one out loud. I started out as Pyotr, and while it was momentarily the greatest Russian accent I’ve ever executed in my life, D’s version–while vaguely Armenian, not like the Russian poet Ilya Kutik at all–had me screaming and...
Essay About Love and Literary Taste - Books - Review - New York Times (More about books and love.) I courted my first true love by emailing him incessantly, as a crazy woman might do, about our reading lists. That’s probably a bad beginning for any relationship because once you’re finished being an elitist snot, what’s left? So that’s over with. But I am bothered by...