It must be a holiday, there’s nobody around
She studies me closely as I sit down
She got a pretty face and long white shiny legs
She says, “What’ll it be?”
I say, “I don’t know, you got any soft boiled eggs?”
She looks at me, says, “I’d bring you some
But we’re out of ’m, you picked the wrong time to come”
Then she says, “I know you’re an artist, draw a picture of me!”
I say, “I would if I could, but
I don’t do sketches from memory.”
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Read as Quora wonders “Why Do Car Buffs Dislike Tesla?”
Read as Ozy considers the cost of weddings: “the more you spend, the shorter your marriage is.”
Read as CNN wonders about “How to think straight in the age of information overload” and why so many smart people wear the same outfit every day.
Read Smithsonian‘s piece: “Columbus Day Is Now Indigenous People’s Day in Seattle And Minneapolis.”
Read as the New Yorker considers Max Richter’s new eight-hour album: Sleep.
Browse Paste‘s list of “10 Hip-Hop Albums For People Who Don’t Like Hip-Hop.”
See “Gorgeous animated pixel-art depicting everyday Japan.”
Read The Art of Manliness‘ piece “The Lost Art of Cheap Recreation.”
Read as the AV Club reports: “Joss Whedon made more money from Dr. Horrible than the first Avengers.”
See The World’s Largest Man-Made Wave.
Read Atlas Obscura‘s piece about “The Doomed Effort To Make Videos Go Vinyl.”
Read as Slate wonders how to “Become More Articulate in Everyday Speech?”
Read as The Atlantic considers: “The Cheapest Generation Why Millennials aren’t buying cars or houses, and what that means for the economy.”
Read Fast Company‘s piece: “Getting More Done At Work Won’t Make You As Happy As Just Working Less.”
Read as First Things considers whatever happened to liturgy in gathered worship.
Read the New York Times‘ report that “Earliest Known Draft of King James Bible Is Found.”
Read IFL Science‘s report: “Study Claims People Who Like Their Coffee Black Are More Likely To Have Psychopathic Tendencies.”
See “A fully transparent solar cell that could make every window and screen a power source.”
Read as The Atlantic considers “Twilight of the Headbangers How long can the legends of heavy metal keep on rocking?”
See a “Bicycle That Lets you Play Records On Its Wheels.”
Read as Draft Magazine considers “Why the DOJ is investigating AB InBev” (SPOILER: It’s their war on “craft” beer).
Read Stereogum‘s report that Urban Outfitters will now carry cassettes.
Watch/read as AZ Central considers the “Day of the Dead” ritual.
See tattoos made from one continuous line.
“Watch First Teaser for Netflix’s A Very Murray Christmas” at Paste.
Read about the move “to put DRM in JPEGs.”
Read “Relevant”‘s piece: “Playboy’s Move Away From Nudity Is Actually a Bad Sign.”
Help your kids discover punk music with this new new children’s book.
Browse this list of “The ten best rock docs of all time.”
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Browse as Pigeons and Planes makes their picks for “2015’s top indie music labels.”
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