N&O: Charlotte could host Democrats' convention in... →
I would make the trip, since it would also give me an excuse to stop at Ikea.
Tonight RHP Phil Hughes (10-1, 3.17) vs. LHP Cliff Lee (6-3, 2.39) 7:05...– Pitching matchups vs. Seattle | The Lohud Yankees Blog Focusing on the positive: I like our chances against TBA.
Texting taking over at UNCW, other college... →
Remember this “texting” thing; I’ll wager a steak dinner that this isn’t the last we’ll hear of it.
"Police say a Weaverville man stole a data scanner... →
I get this guy. Whenever I see one of those inventory laser guns lying unattended in a store I think, “I could probably find a use for that.” Like, I could scan items at home that I already bought from the store and see if the price changed, if there are more in stock, etc. Unless it stops working once it’s out of the confines of the store. Which it almost certainly would. But...
In Safety Study, Sheep on Meth Are Shocked With... →
(via hiredgoons) Do you remember when Bobby Jindal did the GOP response to the State of the Union, and he was all, “Pish posh, volcano monitoring, that’s stupid, who pays for these ridiculous studies? I fart on science.” And then a volcano shut down a third of the world for about a week, and everyone was like, “Duh, of course we should monitor volcanoes. Bobby Jindal, you...
Michael Wolff Accuses Tony Judt of Fabricating... →
fek: I’m not sure why my boss likes Michael Wolff so much and has told me not to “pick on him” so much when Michael Wolff makes it so easy! Not that I need to convince you to read this or that you really care about Michael Wolff so much (even though you probably should care about what Tony Judt has to say), but any post where I get to end it with Previously: Does Michael Wolff Molest...
"A North Carolina man who won the National... →
Buffalo News to require online commenters to use... →
Particularly ignore those who tell you that “hate” is a transitive...– How to Be a Juggalo - wikiHow
Robert Berry, the illustrator of “Ulysses Seen,” said that an image of a woman...– Like many great men before him, Steve Jobs has decided to protect you from Ulysses!
A Waxhaw home once valued at $2.3 million, with 9,400 square feet, five bedrooms...– —CharlotteObserver.com When you put it like that, I guess the last two years were worth it.
Yes, after this highly effective and well... →
People-powered democracy at work!
Daris Deshun Tenant, 22, of S. French Broad Avenue, was convicted of four counts...– —Asheville Citizen-Times Wait! So many questions! “Being a habitual felon”? Is that a real charge? It’s a crime to be a felon? If you’re a felon (as opposed to a “criminal”) it means you were convicted before, so even if it has happened habitually it seems...
Hope, who died in 2003 at 100, left his papers and his famous 85,000-page file...– —NYTimes.com “David Cross’s Collected Shorts” opens in 2067!
Selig said he will continue to solicit ideas from his 14-member special...– —ESPN Of course it is a “special” committee, with Bud at the helm and George Will showing up, doing whatever the hell he does.
Remember where you were, when you could still laugh about teabaggers and racists...– —Wonkette : Arizona School Demands Black & Latino Students’ Faces On Mural Be Changed To White Ken Layne, America’s Cassandra.
Ah but here’s the rub: meanwhile along come a whole bunch of younger people for...– a grammar: Dave Eggers on being a critic Nitsuh just linked to this old post of his. Why is he so good at saying things? (via nerdshares, portraitoftheartistasayoungman) Nice. We were just thinking this whole idea of “selling out” is pretty much entirely foreign at this point. This interview is...