Joshua Topolsky: Andrew Sullivan on what... →
joshuatopolsky: Unsurprisingly amazing writing. Back in the 1980s, conservatism was a thrilling empirical, reality-based challenge to overweening government power and omniscient liberal utopianism. Today, alas, it has become a victim of its own success, reliving past glories rather than tackling current…
North Korea Is the Second-Happiest Place on Earth,... →
After conducting an in-depth analysis of the nation’s industrial output...– Coming soon to your technologically-confused, politically-irate relative’s Facebook wall. And then to Literally Unbelievable.
New Muppet Movie trailer. The Fuzzy Pack is Backy Back.
The world cannot end tomorrow. It can’t end at least until the Knicks win a...– Mayor Bloomberg
The Perfect Running Playlist for the Athletically... →
Android Honeycomb 3.1 hands-on →
The replication of acting performances is so detailed that L.A. Noire can...– Justin McElroy’s great L.A. Noire review. I’ve long harbored a resentment towards characters trapped in the uncanny valley, that not-quite-realistic-but-awfully-close design that I thought I saw in some early previews. Definitely need to pick the game up this week.
Android product reviews always have three parts →
ericmortensen: Part 1: Headline suggesting it can compete with an iOS product: Techcrunch: Honeycomb Has A Fighting Chance Against The iPad Part 2: After a few paragraphs listing technical specs, text explaining how the product is actually a complete piece of shit: Honeycomb 3.0 on the Galaxy Tab is…
A reminder: This is me.
NY Times Editorial Board: Scholastic’s Big Coal... →
Figuratively, however, Community is about something else entirely. The...– The Meta, Innovative Genius of ‘Community’ - The Atlantic, which is really a great exposition on the history of TV culture and trends in general.
If it seems hard or even impossible to defend the American way on the merits,...– Logical punctuation: Should we start placing commas outside quotation marks? - By Ben Yagoda - Slate Magazine (via teabyrd)
the trawlr: What My Tamagotchi Says About My... →
thetrawlr: The more correct title is “How Tamagotchi Misled an Entire Generation Into Thinking That Taking Care of Living Beings Would be Easy and Fun,” but that’s was too long. Little consideration has been given to understanding the long-term effects of the great Tamagotchi/Nano Baby Craze of…
Chan then described the climatic moment. “[Sergey] looks at me and says,...– Google’s final meeting with Skype before calling off acquisition talks. From In the Plex author Steven Levy (via Wired; h/t Nilay Patel)
I often joke that they revoked my Asian card because I can’t do math and became...– Julie Leung, in a lengthy response to New York Magazine’s piece “Paper Tigers”
THE SILENCE DID SOME FUCKING FREAKY SHIT TO AMY. PROBABLY IMPREGNATED HER WITH...– http://wtfishappeningondoctorwho.tumblr.com/ (via Reddit)