I’ve figured it out…I’ve figured it out.
I’ll tell ya: everything
sex drugs and sausage rolls (via lomokev)
Funny: I asked the Microsoft rep if she had a Zune on hand so that I could experiment with the interactivity features — she replied, “What’s a Zune?”
Right now you’re the oldest you’ve ever been and the youngest you’ll ever be again. Or, you were just then. Never mind, you missed it.
Humor, cancer, and catharsis
While telling us anecdotes from these personal tragedies, all along the way, she assured the audience “it’s okay, I’m going to be okay.” At one part, when she reached a dark place wherein most of the audience could not find the will to laugh, she said “maybe I’ll just go back to telling jokes about bees. Should I do that?” there were several “NOs” and one insistent loud male voice who cried out
“NO. ABSOLUTELY NOT. THIS IS FUCKING INCREDIBLE.”
She looked genuinely taken aback, and relieved. She’d managed to make the tragic not only palatable but overwhelmingly engaging. She’d done it.
Colin Nissan for McSweeny’s:
I don’t know about you, but I can’t wait to get my hands on some fucking gourds and arrange them in a horn-shaped basket on my dining room table. That shit is going to look so seasonal.
There’s more where that came from behind the link. This man is a genius.