Bob Wier STAGE DIVES last night.......(takes only a couple minutes to see it)
when grantland was conceived, this is the type of longform pieces they were hoping to produce. this one is on the iditarod.
anyone looking for a new gig? art genome project.
New New Yorker Martin Amis Talks Terrorism, Pornography, Idyllic Brooklyn and American Decline
the european champions league is down to its final four teams, the top two teams from the german bundesliga v. the top two from spains la liga. the top team from each league just got underway on fox soccer, bayern munich against barcelona. and tomorrow is real madrid versus borussia dortmund is on fx at 245 est. both pairs will play a two game home/away series, the winners of which will meet in london for the final match.
bank protest spanish style
And the Caucasus—a region loosely encompassing Armenia, Georgia, Azerbaijan, Chechnya, Dagestan, Ossetia, and Ingushetia—has always occupied a mystical place in Russian literature. It is a region of rough natural beauty but also the place of exile, where those who ran afoul of the tsar were sent to ponder their fealty to the empire. A place to conquer but also a place before which to stand in awe. If Russia has a cultural subconscious, it lies east of the Don River.
"The Oldest known musical melody performed by the very talented Michael Levy on the Lyre. This ancient musical fragment dates back to 1400 B.C.E. and was discovered in the 1950's in Ugarit, Syria."
Noticed this yesterday. Citi Bike. $95/year for unlimited 45 minute rides. After 45 minutes it's "$2.50 for the next half hour, $6.50 for the next half hour, and $9 for every half hour after that. A trip begins when a bike is unlocked and ends when the bike is securely returned to any Citi Bike station." Looks like a ton of stations.
someone here can be extra proud of their alma mater.
FRATS DON'T LIKE BORING SORORITIES… DOUBLE FUCKING NEWSFLASH: SIGMA NU IS NOT GOING TO WANT TO HANG OUT WITH US IF WE FUCKING SUCK.
Only two states, South Carolina and Nevada, require purchasers of ammonium nitrate fertilizer to produce identification. But the Fertilizer Institute, an industry trade group, has asked vendors to request ID voluntarily and to report any suspicious buyers to a hot line. TFI's pamphlet on the topic, titled "America's Security Begins With You," warns fertilizer salesmen to be wary of anyone paying with cash or who "avoids eye contact."