Call me the Dowager Countess
I watched five hours of this Masterpiece Theatre jive Downton Abbey last weekend, and if you have access to Netflix Instant and/or a sweet spot for British costume dramas, I strongly recommend you check it out, as well. It’s been a long while since I was so thoroughly sucked into a TV show.
“My birthday present will be a nine-and-a-half fingered mayor.” — David Axelrod, on his b-day and New Mayor Rahm
Out of context news quote for today
“The Scots have begun a campaign to clear their lands of the invaders. The goal: to kill them all.” (source)
Caves of the world! There are some really good cave names out there, people. You got: Chaos Cave, Schwarzmooskogel Cave System, Bad Hole Cave, Thor’s Cave, Smoo Cave, Wookey Hole Caves, Gangantua (!), Close To The Edge (!!), Hoodoo Cave, Gumdrop Caves, Ape Cave, Big Bone Cave, Cave Without A Name (poor guy), Sunny Jim Cave, Cheese Cave, Hellhole, etc. I need to visit a lot more caves...
McMurtry and Monroe →
“If Jack Nicholson is Don Draper, Warren Beatty is Roger Sterling; never taking himself seriously enough to accomplish anything truly great as an actor.” BAM
1436 Unusual Occupation Titles →
This Children’s Writers Brainstorming Index (apparently put out by the “Rock Canyon University Free School of Writing For Children”) is just full of gems, but I think this list takes the cake.
stone-the-crows asked: who dis tumblr b'long 2?
“Time just gets away from us.” I...
Last night I learned that
On Saturday nights in 1984, my dad DJed at a honky-tonk in Mt. Pleasant, Texas, called The Orange Blossom Special that had an actual train car inside the club. He quit when he found out they were starting to pay people in cocaine instead of cash.
The best four words you can ever see on a canned...
“Sweet Corn Cream Style” Yessir, that is fine eatin’! (I did not take that picture.)
The prospect of 18 inches of snow actually sounds really exciting when you ain’t got shit to do but lie in bed, read, and watch Friday Night Lights. Suck my butt, alleged “historic” snowstorm.