tanacetum-vulgare said: Oh man do you remember how in the late 90s it was only OK to wear a backpack on one shoulder for everyone? That gave way to reaaaaally long straps so it slouched over your ass, probably an attempt at compromise.
YES I TOTALLY REMEMBER. It’s weird that some people have held onto that trend for so long…? Like they internalized back then that it was super cool and have never been able to shake it
There is a definite overlap in personality type between dudes who love fedoras and dudes who will carry their backpack on only one shoulder no matter how much it inconveniences them.
My long journey to the middle: Fuck those Pitchfork assholes scrambling to blow each other over the...
Fuck those Pitchfork assholes scrambling to blow each other over the new Daft Punk record (which is great, save for maybe 2 tracks, it’s brilliant), because it’s obviously going to be huge in the zeitgeist, but let’s all look back at how those internet twerps have never given a studio Daft Punk…
Agreed. They also gave The Boy With the Arab Strap a 0.8 and then deleted the review (Wikipedia still has a link to its archived format) after they realized everyone else was totally pumped on it
Real Actors Read Yelp!
This entire series is amazing, but this video in particular is a wonderful example of how reviewers on Yelp! are fucking batshit insane. All people who have ever worked in the service industry can understand.
One of my other favorites is this one
Lying down is 100% better than sitting, and it never becomes more clear than 2 hours into an 11-hour flight.
When I arrived in Beijing I couldn’t stop coughing because of the smog, and people kept asking me if I needed medicine.
To be fair, I am just getting over an absolutely devastating flu so my wheezy lungs are even wheezier than normal. Also as a result I have no muscles left or any energy, so hiking yesterday to check out some local geomorphology (mountains near Anyang, Henan province) was pretty much hell and I kind of thought I was done for. (fyi no muscles does not make you Gumby, it makes you a useless piece of shit). Especially when we had to hike down and my professor said, “Man I didn’t realize how steep this slope was. WELP BE CAREFUL”.
On the plus side, we stopped at a reservoir kind of in the middle of nowhere and had a wonderful lunch. The food was across the reservoir, so you have to cross it by hopping over rocks or paddling a boat. We paddled.
p.s. photos are on my flickr
Hey, my friend Peter is the lead guitarist for Mac DeMarco and you can see him in this! Hooray Peter!