We Take More Drugs Than A Touring Funk Band

Aug 17

[video]

Aug 15

Rembert Browne writing about his time in Ferguson -

What the fuck is going on in this country. I feel like I live somewhere foreign or went back in time when I read or watch things about Ferguson, Missouri.

Aug 13

Aug 12

The Drug Enforcement Administration paid an Amtrak employee hundreds of thousands of dollars for confidential information it could have gotten for free.

newshour:

True story.

thedissolve:

“Robin Williams was an actor. That was his calling, and that was his gift. Williams trained in the theater, and attended Juilliard, where he honed his knack for impressions and pretense. But because Williams could invent faster than any writer could write, very early in his career he took his talents to the stand-up circuit, where for however long his set lasted—ten minutes, an hour, more—Williams would turn his own life into an uncommonly complex act of theater. Williams would speak honestly about his relationships, his addictions, his desires, and his perspective on society, culture, and politics. The observations rarely changed much. What changed was the way Williams illustrated them: through characters, references, and riffs that he improvised, inspired by the moment.” [Read more…]

thedissolve:

Robin Williams was an actor. That was his calling, and that was his gift. Williams trained in the theater, and attended Juilliard, where he honed his knack for impressions and pretense. But because Williams could invent faster than any writer could write, very early in his career he took his talents to the stand-up circuit, where for however long his set lasted—ten minutes, an hour, more—Williams would turn his own life into an uncommonly complex act of theater. Williams would speak honestly about his relationships, his addictions, his desires, and his perspective on society, culture, and politics. The observations rarely changed much. What changed was the way Williams illustrated them: through characters, references, and riffs that he improvised, inspired by the moment.” [Read more…]

Aug 09

Aug 07

[video]

Aug 05

Awesome takedown of the Arizona D-backs