Zack Snyder talking about Watchmen, as if I could be any more psyched.
Happy New Year's
Melody v Words
When people that subscribe to feminist ideals belt out Soulja Boy’s catchy hit “Crank Dat” and those vehemently opposed to drug use sing M.I.A’s “Paper Planes”, I don’t know what to think. Watching them bop along to lyrics professing themes they’re against makes them seem utterly ridiculous, but on the other hand, they enjoy the music, the joy they...
Indie-pop lesbians Ben Gibbard and Zooey Deschanel... →
I would kill someone for Ben Gibbard if he ordered me in a sing-song voice.
In which we THE ROOF IS ON FIRE
Am I doing it wrong? I don’t really understand the popularity of This Recording. While some of the posts have been incredibly interesting, I find the format nigh-impenetrable. This means the content has to be extraordinary in order for me to take the trouble to decipher a post. It’s like a built-in filter: The site itself is telling me what not to bother reading. I think this is due...
To fall in love is to value another person’s happiness above your own, to...– Thumbs up, T-Rex! Now that I realise my entire life philosophy came from T-Rex, my friend’s remark “All you think about is girls”: Not that surprising!
50 Things We Know Now That We Didn't Know Last... →
222. Don’t boast about projects in progress....
Convert alcoholic drinks to their food equivalent... →
I didn’t realise it was this bad, yikes.
Twilight casting slides →
Strong link between IQ and suicide rate →
Burberry Prorsum Spring 2009 →
December 20, 2008: Blog like a parody of yourself...
Link to Gawker/Idolator story Reblog something from Balk I love my girlfriend/I hate my girlfriend Inspirational/motivational quote that I’ll forget in a few hours and thus not heed Moderately humorous chat with a friend Being a teenager is hard, waaaaa Thoughtless Tumblr trend-following post (holy shit, that’s meta) Quickly change all overshare-y posts to Private reducing the...
Batman isn’t fighting just the person that killed his parents, he’s fighting the...– That’s right, Harry. Batman does it for the kids. Ain’t It Cool News is awful.
Pictures taken with a Pentax k10d from a... →
Things that happened last night
Received strip club advice from a thug. Asked for a lighter from an extremely courteous Asian man Caught the last hour of a Kylie Minogue concert Stole a roadworks sign Complimented on my jacket by a drunk passer-by Rode the tram with roadworks sign and received many compliments for it Pulled over by police for carrying roadworks sign Got asked for a line of coke by a guy who was already...
Truth be told, these phone lines I can deal with. Of course I want to hold you,...– Unknown (via captain-strangeperson) (via becausewhy) (via unicornology) (via apologies)
I’m Effy. It’s a shit name but it’s short for Elizabeth which is even worse. On...– New Skins, coming soon. (via extrafirmhold) YES! As a teen drug addict who grew up in Bristol, I really associate with the characters from Skins. Shame she gave away the duvet cover, that thing was chill as fuck, ya.
Jake: She said to me "I pwn you" the other day
Jake: I was like "HOW DO YOU KNOW OUR SECRET LANGUAGE???"
Luke: haha but did she say it the "wrong" way
Luke: oh no
Jake: And now she's downloading torrents and looking into buying more memory for her PC
Jake: I'm frightened man
Luke: haha you'll just wake up one morning and she'll be sitting on the end of you're bed having designed and installed a custom linux distro on your mac
Jake: That would actually be pretty hot
Fuck being jaded and thinking you’ve heard it all by the time you’re...– Thanks for the reminder, Butch Walker.
Folie a Deux review - Rolling Stone →
One of the best albums I’ve heard all year.
The Return of Chest Hair →
Tony: what would you do with 15mil
Jake: Start my own island colony where sex is as socially accepted as hugging in public
Jake: What about you?
Tony: lol on a serious note most likly put 5m away to gain money for e.g. if you put away 200k by 4 years it can be around 1.8mil, so i would put it away so i couldnt touoch it till i was 30, then with the last 10mil probs give partens 500k each and my sis 500k then put the rest into genetically modifycation to give me super powers AND TAKE OVER THE WORLD
Jake: I like that you said "on a serious note" and ended with "give me super powers AND TAKE OVER THE WORLD"
Jake: You're so awesome
The Future Of Our World →
We’re all going to die!
Why you shouldn't post innuendo-laden messages on...
Jaz: I can imagine you chuckling in your evil voice right about now
Jake: You know me SO WELL!
Jaz: Man I want to hit you over the head! Really really hard
Jaz: I'm typing really hard...so take that!
Jake: This reminds me of the time Kanye said he was so angry while blogging that he typed so hard it broke his laptop
Jaz: Yeah I'll be sending you the bill if it happens!
List of common misconceptions | Wikipedia →
In the future
All literature will be embellished, thinly-veiled biographies.
Come and see me in the daytime. We could generate a satanic infant.– Russell Brand gives good text. My hero.
Amir is just Jake’s imaginary friend. How long until we see a Jake-minus-Amir series?
Girlfriend cheated on me in Bali. Found out on the 9th.
Not having a rear reflector is like saying “FUCK YOU CAR, JUST TRY AND...– Manly bike for sale. Best of CL is hilar.
If Gamers Ran The World →
Applying lessons learned from video games to the real world.
Trent Reznor responds to his music being used to... →
Black List '08 released: Hollywood's hottest... →
Words That Don't Exist in the English Language
pica: Gheegle: (Filipino) The urge to pinch or squeeze something that is unbearably cute. Cualacino: (Italian) The mark left on a table by a cold glass. Sgriob: (Gaelic) The itchiness that overcomes the upper lip just before taking a sip of whisky L’esprit de escalier: (French) The feeling you get after leaving a conversation, when you think of all the things you should have said. Translated...
Do epic shit.– I’m on a motivation/inspiration binge at the moment.
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I’ve recently taken to reading these between playing GTA IV and watching things. Good writing is hard to find on the web, and great writing is much rarer. Fortunately, He provides.
Derek says ideas are valuable only inasmuch as they can be multiplied by...– Ideas, Execution and the Rare Auteur
All I know is that sticking with things that don’t arrive with instant mastery...– From this amazing article, “Courageous Sucking”, on 43Folders