Are we really in a cultural golden age? →
givemesomethingtoread: Sallust, the Roman historian who made his name by connecting great events to the moral outlook of the people involved in them, said it more than 2,000 years ago: “The golden age is before us, not behind us.” Twenty centuries later, we still don’t seem to have learned his epigrammatic lesson: We—both the critical we and the popular we—spend an inordinate amount of time...
collegehumor: Giant Spider Crab Sheds Whole Body This is the kind of video where, every time we watch it, more people gather around to check it out because it’s so awesome or gross. It’s like whenever Streeter fires up PopThatZit.com.
arecordaday: “Audience No.2,” the first single...
Dr. Dog- Someday The first of Last.fm’s summer sessions.
Streeter Seidell: I just finished reading Bill... →
I just finished reading Bill Bryson’s latest book, At Home: A Short History of Private Life. I don’t believe it is available in the US yet - I read the British version, no big deal - and I have to say it is a worthy follow up to perhaps my favorite book of all time, A Short History of Nearly… My personal favorite was A Walk in the Woods. Haven’t read A Short History of Private...
Going Tonight woo!
lightningcollective: (Listen to “We Never Close...
Jack White & I are doing something cool tomorrow. Hint: it involves a LOT of...– ConanOBrien (via r3d)