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BY DAVID SAMUELS “I have a question I want to ask you, Mr. President,” I venture, once I catch his attention. “Sure,” the president says. “Kanye or Jay-Z?” The president smiles. “Jay-Z,” he says, as if the answer should be obvious. When it comes to the most meaningful pop-cultural divide of the moment, the question of whether you prefer Kanye West or Jay-Z—the top two hip-hop artists in the...
Morning Passages by Philip Glass
instellation: ALEC Wants You to Pay 7.5x More For High-Speed Internet The American Legislative Exchange Council (ALEC) is the most powerful corporate front group you’ve never heard of. Drawing the vast majority of its financing from big corporations, the group allows these firms to help write bills that it then secretly passes off to state legislators to get turned into laws. The organization...
gonna be real with yall
im bout to just lounge out in adidas soccer shorts/vans/muji tees all summer, and no fucks will be given. (also my dining hall charges 3 dollars for a bag of chips, which is such fucking nonsense.) pce b with u. edit: reevaluate my finances and kop the shit out of that thing, but you can have it if you want.
instellation: csebastian: “Imagine that you have a big box of sand in which you bury a tiny model of a footstool. A few seconds later, you reach into the box and pull out a full-size footstool: The sand has assembled itself into a large-scale replica of the model.” — Self-sculpting sand - MIT News Office So this kind of blows my mind, and I still don’t fully understand how one could translate...
To Me by Ifan Dafydd
magicmolly: I was listening to NPR in the car with Lily. During a dispatch, she pointed to the radio and said, “Oh, I know this reporter.” Then she smiled. “He told me that whenever he’s reading his radio script, he imagines that he’s reading it to a specific person.” “Who?” “Well, whomever he has a crush on at the moment,” she said. “You can hear it in his voice.” We listened. “A lot of...
austinvu: so good