White whine, bourbon edition
barthel: When we were going through Kentucky, I picked up a bottle of Elijah Craig 12 Year. It was delicious and I loved it, but I was worried that I wouldn’t be able to find another bottle up north. Well, I did. Problem is…well, it doesn’t taste right. Maybe I’m just not remembering what my first bottle tasted like, but I swear this bottle has a much more…I dunno, unpleasant taste than the...
switchbladesusie: I hate when tumblr turns into gbs. I know I’m an internet know-it-all, but really now… Awww! You’re a goon! I kind of had my suspicions. I’m probably the least posting goon ever, though; I just have some friends that are really into it.
watch out for the brain fuggler
Angela on Angela (from The Office)
Obama and Biden in Detroit →
smalltowngayblog: leilacohan: sparklingpants: Is it crazy that I am teary from viewing these photos? Seriously…if he is not our next president I don’t know how I will cope. (via: julyshewillfly; apsies) Oh god. Amazing. These photos are just awesome. Just feels like a new day.
WaPo gets inside the Roosevelt Room bailout fiasco →
tumblelikeyougiveadamn: “… Obama then jumped in to turn the question on his rival: “What do you think of the [insurance] plan, John?” he asked repeatedly. McCain did not answer. One Republican in the room said it was clear that the Democrats came into the meeting with a “game plan” aimed at forcing McCain to choose between the administration and House Republicans. “They had taken McCain’s...
I’m Eli Manning.– Tom Brokaw’s response, after being asked by my Dad, “Are you who I think you are?” the morning after the debate, inside a local Oxford, MS coffeeshop.
frangry: Tina Fey as Sarah Palin is A M A Z I N G.
supersonicelectronic: Things are getting crazy here. There’s already a TON of media and I had my picture taken for USA Today Saturday morning. No idea if the photographer is going to actually use my photo though… I’ll keep everyone updated throughout the week of stuff happening here as the Presidential Debates get closer and closer. I am so there this afternoon.
Boris - “My Neighbour Satan” from...
Also at the Met...
The Turner exhibit was awesome, but I didn’t take any photos because I didn’t think it was okay to take them (plus there were security guards everywhere). Thankfully, This Recording has come through for me. So go here if you want to see some of what I saw. (Though they leave out “Field of Waterloo” which was one of my favorites.)
All race long on Sunday, I was dealing with the unreality presented me by his...– NASCAR Cancels Remainder Of Season Following David Foster Wallace’s Death | The Onion - America’s Finest News Source (via perpetua)
ephemeron: Dear Art History Tumblr nerds- Let’s all meet up at the Met in NYC. Please?! I was planning on going tomorrow, actually! There and the Natural History Museum.
brandon soderberg pens ("types" doesn't sound the... →
The challenges facing our financial system today are more evidence that too many...– Barack Obama, “This country can’t afford another four years of this failed philosophy” For those arguing that “failed philosophy” isn’t harsh enough, it accurately describes what is going on in our country. You can’t implement effective policies or necessary regulations when half your country’s...
Harper's has PDFs of all of DFW's pieces for them. →
via the wallace-l listserv.
The State Of Sarah Palin →
The New Yorker’s Philip Gourevitch on the GOP Veep hopeful’s peculiar political landscape.
Episode 3 of Adam Curtis’ Century Of The Self
Large Hadron Collider Live Cam →
AA Gill at the RNC →