ROMPER SEASON IS OVER!
CHOBANI AND ADDERALL 3: ZARA WORK PANTS
"YOU NEED TO GET YOUR ZARA WORK PANTS AND GET PROFESSIONAL WIT’ IT"
1:43 pm • 9 October 2013 • 17 notes
“You can’t control why someone picked you. As much as I’d like to think I got into my alma mater purely on grades, essays, SAT scores, and recommendations, I’ll never really know. What I do know is that it didn’t hurt that I was black and a good student. And the only thing I could control was leaving that environment unequivocally not as quota filler, but as an irreplaceable spoke in the wheel.”
— Rembert - Grantland
3:55 pm • 8 October 2013 • 3 notes
“A good sex scene needs thwartedness, surprise, innocence and hair.”
— Nicholson Baker
12:52 pm • 6 October 2013 • 4 notes
“Advocates of Nordic social democracy should be thrilled to discover a perk of gender-equalizing work-family reconciliation policies: they combat skeeviness. Roosh comes to the conclusion that women who aren’t as dependent on men for financial support are not susceptible to the narcissistic salesmanship that constitutes phase one: “attraction.” That’s why Roosh fails to advance to the second level—”trust”—without being creepy. Thus “seduction” is almost always out of the question. We can agree with pick-up artists that men and women exhibit some behavioral differences. But the PUA framework places their sources in evolution instead of the sexual and social division of labor. In her essay “A Marxist Theory of Women’s Nature,” philosopher Nancy Holmstrom argues that women’s lives are less free than men’s under capitalism “both because they are dependent on men and because they have children dependent on them.” Therefore, “traditional sexual values constrain women more than they do men,” and women “are less able to act to realize their own desires” and must be “more passive and oriented to other people’s wishes than men.” But in societies with a less marked sexual division of labor, those sexualized generalizations dissipate. Marginalized women who need male spouses to flourish might, indeed, find pick-up artists alluring. But women in countries that have gender-equalizing policies supported by an anti-individualist culture may not.”
— Cockblocked by Redistribution: A Pick-up Artist in Denmark | Dissent Magazine
8:17 pm • 3 October 2013 • 6 notes
The drink you spilt all over // ‘Lover’s Spit’ left on repeat
get out of here, Lorde!
10:26 am • 1 October 2013 • 4 notes
LOOK AT HOW BIG YEEZY IS SMILING
3:55 am • 22 September 2013 • 12 notes
“For a year I cut myself off from men altogether. Perhaps I had to plunge so deeply into the negative side of my ambivalence in order to say good-bye to it, or try to. When I began to be with someone again it was a bit like moving to a strange country. In the intervening years aloneness had become my norm, my taken-for-granted context. And yet those same years had changed my sense of myself, of men, of the ground rules for relationships, making it impossible to simply pick up where I left off.”
— Ellen Willis, “Escape from New York”
(Source: rightnow-forever, via annlf)
12:48 am • 18 September 2013 • 25 notes
“the potatoes should be inside the tortilla. This isn’t rocket science.”
Roy Rogers chorizo breakfast wrap.
this is the most yglesias thing and i love it.
5:45 pm • 17 September 2013
BUT WHERE IS THE ALBUM KATY B?
4:01 pm • 16 September 2013
Nearly eight years after opening, Prada Marfa has been classified by the Texas Department of Transportation as an “illegal outdoor advertising sign” because it displays the Prada logo on land where that is prohibited. This could lead to forced removal of the installation, although the department has not yet decided what action it will take.
casual reminder that playboy ruins EVERYTHING
8:44 pm • 15 September 2013 • 5 notes