thedailywhat: In Case You Missed It of the Day: Conan “accidentally” double-booked two comedians — Jon Dore and Rory Scovel — for last night’s show. Solution: Have them go on together. [teamcoco / joemande.] See Also: “Weird Al” Yankovic sings the “never-before-heard” lyrics to Conan’s theme music.
I think he was a fucking idiot. As an actor, I think it’s my obligation to...– Harrison Ford, responding to Shia LaBeouf smashing Indy 4
How To Not Die In A Plane Crash →
youmightfindyourself: 1. First of all, don’t even think about getting on an airplane! What is wrong with you? What are you, some kind of daredevil?? 2. When you must buy plane tickets because someone you love is having some bullshit wedding, think carefully about your seat choice. You might think you want to be near an emergency exit so that you can get on the chute first. But what if the...
One of my responsibilities as Commander in Chief is to keep an eye on robots....– President Obama talking to the National Robotics Engineering Center at Carnegie Mellon. (via juliasegal)
twobitandrew: i enjoy netflix, its great, i watch... →
twobitandrew: i enjoy netflix, its great, i watch online all the time, i can watch any episode of No Reservations right now, take a pick, Tokyo, barcelona, melbourne. i can watch ANYTHING. but not quite everything. there are however days that I want to go into a big air conditioned room, and peruse new releases… Nothing replaces that feeling. There’s no spontaneity in movie...
The 30 Harshest Author-on-Author Insults In... →
youmightfindyourself: 30. Gustave Flaubert on George Sand “A great cow full of ink.” 29. Robert Louis Stevenson on Walt Whitman “…like a large shaggy dog just unchained scouring the beaches of the world and baying at the moon.” 28. Friedrich Nietzsche on Dante Alighieri “A hyena that wrote poetry on tombs.” 27. Harold Bloom on J.K. Rowling (2000) “How to read ‘Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s...
Hey USA, thanks for the shitty healthcare! →
steveagee: This man had to rob a bank for the sole purpose of being put in jail where he could see a doctor for free. We live in America and this kind of pathetic shit is completely uncalled for.
thedailywhat: In Case You Missed It of the Day: Jon Stewart calls out Fox News Sunday for editing his interview, shows unaired clip of host Chris Wallace appearing to admit a conservative bias on the part of his news network. [tds.]
Six years ago today, The Ninth Doctor regenerated.
heyitsapril: Gasp! Aww! <3 braincase: I just want to take a moment to say thank you so much to Christopher Eccleston, for being an absolutely amazing actor and making Nine into such an amazing character.
“It is with overwhelming sadness that we inform our friends and fans that...– Bruce Springsteen.
"British fear 'American-style' healthcare system" →
stuffsickpeoplehavetoputupwith: Two years ago, Britons were outraged when U.S. politicians like Sarah Palin, in the debate over healthcare reform, turned this country’s National Health Service into a public whipping boy, denouncing it as “evil,” “Orwellian” and generally the enemy of everything good and true. It’s time for some payback. Britain is now embroiled in a healthcare argument of...
WIL WHEATON dot TUMBLR: DNC head calls for... →
wilwheaton: DNC head calls for Weiner’s resignation, and says, “This sordid affair has become an unacceptable distraction for Representative Weiner, his family, his constituents and the House — and for the good of all, he should step aside and address those things that should be most important — his and his…
The Attorney-General’s kind remarks are noted and appreciated. I’ve spoken to Ed...– The Wire creator David Simon, in an e-mail to the Times of London responding to Attorney General Eric Holder demand for an additional season of the acclaimed HBO series. [digitalspy / thanks adam!] (via thedailywhat)
Nowadays, however, the public seems to have abandoned the expectation that...– Being, Nothingness and Anthony Weiner (via wilwheaton)