If you know me then you know I’m being serious when I say that this book would probably be rather interesting.
How my tombstone will read
DiCaprio and Mulligan, meanwhile, don’t seem like star-crossed lovers so much as a delusional man in love with a bauble of a woman. Maybe that’s intentional? —
People Magazine’s review on ‘The Great Gatsby’
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False Alarm of the Day: FBI Questions Saudi Student for Possession of a Pressure Cooker
Last Friday, the FBI surrounded the home of Saudi student Talal al Rouki after his neighbor tipped off the authorities that he has been seen around the residential area with a pressure cooker, a household kitchenware that recently made the headlines after it was used by the Boston Marathon terrorists to set their deadly bombs off in April. When questioned by the FBI, the frightened Michigan resident showed FBI agents the cooking apparatus, informing them he had used it to make the Saudi Arabian rice dish kabsah before taking it over to a friend’s house, to which they replied “You need to be more careful moving around with such things, Sir.” …Welcome to ‘Murica, Talal!
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cultural appropriation 101
GLBT Fact of the Day:
Katharine Lee Bates, the woman who wrote the patriotic song America The Beautiful, also wrote Yellow Clover, a book of poems based on her relationship with her partner of 25 years, Katharine Coman.
if you ever feel bad about yourself remember that george bush was once informed that 4 brazilian people were killed in iraq and he responded ‘how many is a brazilian’
fo’ reals doe.
also happy mothers day to my favourite mother of the DC universe