mcroft: immlass: hangingfire: (via awkwardstockphotos) Didn’t we do something like this for karaoke league once? (awkwardstockphotos is one of my favorite tumblrs, btw. Even if it occasionally makes me need to scrub my brain with a wire brush.) I Touch Myself by the Divynls in the fall season last year. Sara had the gold leggings and I was Dov Charney with a fake mustache. That was what...
And if there is one thing the Internet is good for, it’s bringing together...– Adam Sternbergh, “Tyranny of the Fanboys”. I sort of just hate saying “Yes, this,” in any context other than an AIM chat, but that’s about the only response I can come up with to this piece. Well, that and the fact that fangirls are just as capable of eating their own...
Vampires are like leap year.– D. J. MacHale on trends in YA fiction.
I’ve gotten used to living in a slightly false reality, because I live in...– Michael Sheen, who is co-starring in Tron.
For the interested, I’m blogging San Diego Comic-Con over at nerdpromnomnom again. It’s a cool, slightly damp morning in San Diego, and it’s great.
Every Doctor Who villain since 1963 →
Presented as an infographic and a spreadsheet. Thanks, Guardian!
A few moments ago I tasted mighty white – a name that lends itself readily to...– Oliver Thring, “Consider cheap white bread”, in the Guardian.
existentializzy: hangingfire: (Man, what an ugly, dull game that final was. The Germany-Uruguay third-place match was much more fun to watch.) It was, I admit, pretty dull especially in the beginning, but it was funny/terrible to see Netherlands and their dirty, dirty bastard ways which were effectively described by Phil who exclaimed “They’re playing as if it were still the Apartheid!” ...
7887 kHz, Your Home for Classic Cuban Espionage... →
Apparently the gang of Russian spies that just got rounded up were in fact using numbers stations, source of slightly creepified joy to nerds everywhere.
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My two favourite things about this: That the Golem’s duties will include a third-grade girl’s math tutoring. The careful distinction between a Golem and Gollum.
They called me right before we came back for season three, when the writers were...– Christina Hendricks, on how a scene of her playing accordion ended up on Mad Men. The whole interview, plus gorgeous photos of Ms. Hendricks wearing beautiful hats and jewelry, is here.
Husband: What would be the value of River being the Rani or Romana? Me: …...– From Chicklit Tumbls What’s really funny is that yesterday, Bruce came to me with a case for why River isn’t the Rani. While I was working on my Rani costume for SDCC and Gally. Geek households are fun.
There’s rivalry between the Harry Potter fans and the Twilight fans. And...– Craig Ferguson (6/17/10) (via unbrokensky) / (via 1001yellowdaffodils) (via harkonnen) (via stupidfuckingbitchconvention) (via frenchbananawar) Yes. (via chicklittumbls) Meanwhile the Trek fans are sitting back with frothy drinks and laughing at all the rest of us.
Recently, at an Asian fusion restaurant, I was offered a thing called an...– Charlie Jane Anders, “M. Night Shyamalan Finally Made a Comedy”