I popped a Gorillaz CD into my CD player and was... →
“I was shot in the head 2 years ago. This is what it like to be shot in the head.” via gawker. Posted because of the ensuing reddit comment: “Totally unrelated but this reminds me of when I lived in Nebraska and used to shoot at colorful cars driving by because they seemed gay to me.”
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When I graduated from college several years ago, the boilerplate career arc in publishing went a little something like this: pay your dues as an editorial assistant for a couple years, biding your time until you either 1) got promoted and became an associate, or 2) jumped ship to a magazine (or newspaper, or book editing shop) where a better gig opened up. Hang in that new station for a couple...
Things I'm no longer into
1. Movies or TV shows about high school 2. Movies or TV shows about vampires in high school
Wanted: Hong Kong writer
To create & launch HK online city guide. Email email@example.com if interested.
I have come to the conclusion
that I no longer know what doesn’t go on Gawker. Maybe I never did! That would explain a lot!
BlackBook Is Hiring: Assistant Designer →
Look, a media job! Don’t make any sudden movements or loud noises — you’ll scare it off.
The saddest thing
A boy of about nine in gray t-shirt and black swim trunks, wet from the pool. Green baseball cap. Walking across the wide empty lawn, up from the pond, bright Sunday morning, alone. No one else in sight. Holding a fishing net with a struggling turtle. “Hell no,” hisses the boy. “Hell no.” He dumps the turtle into a red plastic bucket, circles the pond, walks carefully onto...
Oak Bluffs is the Panama City Beach of Martha's...
Love it. Redneckery is universal.
The BlackBook Tumblr (Going Live, Like, Sometime...
meaghano: bbook: Howdy, all! I’m Foster, an assistant editor here at BlackBook, where I work on our guides, our magazine, and our website. For the last few months, the BlackBook Tumblr’s been a shameful little robot puking RSS links all over your dashboard. No more! … In addition to feeding some - but not all! - of the BlackBook blog’s content on here, we’re going to be highlight some of...
Words That Make Me Stop Reading an Email: A Series...
“It’s time to start thinking about a new tuxedo!” (Previously and previously)
Press release subject line of the day
“Third Eye Blind Headlines Jakarta After Bombing”
My hat is old. My teeth are gold. I have a bird I like to hold. My shoe is off. My foot is cold. My shoe is off. My foot is cold. I have a bird I like to hold. My hat is old. My teeth are gold. And now my story is all told. This always struck as a mantra murmured by a serial killer while flaying the skin off a hapless coed. Seuss creeps me out sometimes. Don’t touch his “bird.”