Ever spend 3 hours and $100 on dinner with racist fuck wads. Welcome to my Friday night. Fuck me.
LeBron’s final numbers: 37 points, 14 rebounds, 12 assists — not just a Triple...– Joe Posnanski, si.com (via nbaplayoffs2009)
Ron Artest (96TruwarierQB) on Twitter →
nbaplayoffs2009: Ron Ron is on Twitter.
Stuff Journalists Like #121: Furloughs →
I am a journalist on a furlough right now …. so add updating tumblelog to that.
Stuff Journalists Like →
savingpaper: (via virtualephemera) “#3: Free Food. There is nothing more journalists like when attending a press junket, dinner, speech or conference than free food. It sooths the contempt of the journalist who has to be in the Mississippi ballroom of the local Radisson on a Thursday night missing 30 Rock, to listen to a speaker of a local organization ramble on about ‘community engagement’ or...
I was in (Akron) St. Vincent-St. Mary one day after his junior year and we were...– BuckeyeXtra - The Columbus Dispatch : Bob Hunter commentary: Rumblings (via lowandmighty)
Wasilla, Alaska Newspaper Asks the Tough... →
Google Wave Drips With Ambition →
Interesting facts about NPR's audience
savingpaper: virtualephemera: NPR listeners are: 64% more likely than average to have traveled abroad in the last 3 years 2.5 times more likely than average to be Mac users at home. 28% less likely than average to say celebrity endorsements influence their purchase decisions. 45% more likely than average to drink Pabst Blue Ribbon. 70% of NPR listeners say they voted in the most recent...
People who frequently check their e-mail have tested as less intelligent than...– From NY Mag’s article on Distraction. Uh oh. (via sarahschneider) (via katespencer) crap. (via thetrifler)
Untouchable sports records
Some records in sports are never meant to be broken: Cy Young’s 511 career wins Wayne Gretzky’s 894 career goals John Calipari’s 2 career Final Four runs wiped away
I think it’s despicable. What he put the Packers through last year was not...– Fran Tarkenton on Brett Favre Couldn’t have put it better myself, Fran.
Report: NCAA accuses Memphis of violations →
Recruiting violations center around Derrick Rose, but he’ll make it out unaffected. I want to know how this can stick to Calipari and Kentucky.
The attacks on Sonia Sotomayor are getting crazier by the minute. The...– A note on identity politics - Paul Krugman Blog (via mimitakestheleftturn:ntkg) (via apsies)
Tony George ousted as CEO of Indianapolis Motor... →
Robin Miller says yes, Tony George says no, IMS spokesman shrugs shoulders.
Gordon S. Wood, in his 1992 book, “The Radicalism of the American Revolution,”...– Rev. Richard T. Zuelch, Letter to the Editor, Los Angeles Times, August 1995 (via soupsoup)
U.K. Dept. of Health: Journalism leads all other... →
(via savingpaper) I can vouch.
Funemployment, day 27.
baitandswitch: bmichael: I moved my Skills and Proficiencies section to below Education and above Work History. I also made some amendments: “I am good at cunnilingus (presuming a female HR director). I know a lot of people say that they are ‘good’ at it, but I really think I am. I have a good technique, and I don’t go nuts and overstimulate any areas too much.” “I have a car, so I can give...
As Chris Matthews would say: 'HA!'
savingpaper: apsies:abbyjean: Karl Rove on Sonia Sotomayor, with Charlie Rose: Charlie - “She is very smart.” Rove - “Not necessarily.” Charlie - “What do you mean? She went to Princeton where she graduating with honors and then went on to Yale Law School…” Rove- “I know lots of stupid people who went to Ivy League schools.” (thinkprogress)
According to people who have been contacted by the companies, Half Yard...– ‘Real Housewives’ and more hit D.C. - Anne Schroeder Mullins - POLITICO.com (via apsies)
'Grandmother of World's 23rd Best Economist... →
hellonewworld: (via hellofriend) Hey, she’s doing her part to get us out of the recession.