bestofwikipedia: A paraprosdokian is a figure of speech in which the latter part of a sentence or phrase is surprising or unexpected in a way that causes the reader or listener to reframe or reinterpret the first part. It is frequently used for humorous or dramatic effect, sometimes producing an anticlimax. For this reason, it is extremely popular among comedians and satirists. An example by...
G: I thought they were clairvoyent!
S: No George. They are predatory.
Some of those re-write men, some of them were so drunk. One time I saw a man...– Gay Talese: Being a Drunk Maybe Doesn’t Help You Be a Writer — Daily Intel
Tip Me Over Pour Me Out. :: Requesting Rejection →
I got to use the big telescope, and I saw shooting stars and the milky way and...
Jane Campion's Ode To Keats' Romantic Love : NPR →
can not wait!
gossip girl - nymag →
yes, i’ll admit… i’m a gossip girl fanatic (thanks to kayruss and some futile attempts from @jennabrucoli). anyhow, i didn’t review the premiere—and i don’t really plan on it. furthermore, i am so in love with NYMAGs reviews, i will probably just post these instead. here’s the link to the review of the latest episode! so bear with me and my dovetailed...
gotta admit… kind of love it. and i can’t say i like either person by themselves. thanks @ bbarbour!
hard times are in fashion
Kelly: sadly the only mail I could find to prove my residence at 1235 highland (postmarked in the last 30 days) in order to sell my plasma were rejection letters for jobs. now it will be clear why I need to be there.
answer me this! →
Boston Molasses Disaster →
can’t you just picture the movie adaptation? bestofwikipedia: The Boston Molasses Disaster, also known as the Great Molasses Flood occurred on January 15, 1919, in the North End neighborhood of Boston, Massachusetts in the United States. A large molasses storage tank burst, and a wave of molasses rushed through the streets at an estimated 35 mph (56 km/h), killing 21 and injuring 150. It...
oldhollywood: Cary Grant (with Ginny Sims) -...
jenna: patrick swayze died while i was in the bathroom??
the interview was crazyyy. they made me edit a 21-page grant, as part of a test....– best interview prank—of all time.
To start the week off I’ve posted a couple of songs about shaking moneymakers. So check them out (below) and get up and SHAKE IT!
5th dimension : shake that tambourine →
luda : money maker →
These are not the answers to the exercises. They are some of the many possible...– reader’s exercise key (in the appendix of Plain English for Lawyers)
Green Dolphin Street (1947) →
the movie i’m watching on TCM (now!) Two beautiful daughters of a wealthy merchant fall in love with the same handsome young man (Richard Hart), but because he favors the gentle modesty of Marguerite (Donna Reed), her “not quite nice” sister Marianne (LanaTurner) persuades him to seek his fortune abroad. Settled down in business in New Zealand with a friend (Van Heflin), he...
CHECK IT OUT FOOLS! probably the best music blog i have ever come across.
cohen: what is the law afraid of? what are WE afraid of?
m: (whispers) mayhem
cohen: ...well...we're always afraid of mayhem.
i’m planning a revolt and i want you on my side.– thanks for thinking of me?
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fall movies! →
sooo excited for fall!!!