If nothing else, the Donna thing will live here.

lettersforeverago:

The Queen Lived

by Jacob Clifton August 1, 2008

Dear Donna:

The world is wrong.

If you could see yourself the way I see you, it would be like nothing so much as a collection of stories. An infinite collection of stories, like a book. Like an infinite library: End one…

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mentalflossr:

What Happens If I Survive the Apocalypse and Only Have One Pair of Contact Lenses?
Our biggest fear.

This is legit my biggest fear.

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Tammy Wynette was the first Khaleesi

textbook:

Princess Margarita of Greece & Denmark gives no fucks.

textbook:

Princess Margarita of Greece & Denmark gives no fucks.

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artjonak:

The great-great-great grandchildren of Dickens take a selfie with him on his 202nd birthday.

artjonak:

The great-great-great grandchildren of Dickens take a selfie with him on his 202nd birthday.

(Source: Daily Mail)

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downtonabbeyonce:

We can dream, right?

downtonabbeyonce:

We can dream, right?

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Christina Bianco's 'Let It Go' cover as Idina Menzel, Demi Lovato & more! - YouTube

Perfection.

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tyleroakley:

MOVE.

(Source: tyleroakley)

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R.I.P. Everyone

gabedelahaye:

I used to write a website about movies and television with the occasional Think Piece on Gwyneth Paltrow’s spending power. It is a website that just happens to be closing up shop for good tomorrow, unfortunately. Ours was a love the world could not understand. R.I.P. 

By the end of my tenure at the soon (so soon) to be defunct pop culture website, it genuinely felt like I was reading the Entire Internet every day, and the only takeaway one can have from reading the Entire Internet every day is that the Internet is 100% Horrible. There’s a common sense that the Internet is just a collection of sad adolescent trolls hiding in their parents’ basements throwing digital feces through the proverbial bars, but the truth is much worse. Everyone is throwing the digital feces. The trolls just enjoy it a little more.

So, one of the most wonderful aspects of stopping writing for that website on a daily basis was that I also stopped reading other websites on a daily basis. With rare exception, I haven’t LOOKED at a blog in six months, much less read one. I still look at Tumblr most days, but Tumblr might as well be Instagram. It hardly counts.

And yet, I somehow have not managed to escape Blog Culture, because Blog Culture has become so pervasive that we are all doomed to a wasteland future of ad hominem non-jokes, knee-jerk unreflective judgements punched out on iPads during commercial breaks, and a Smithsonian’s worth of #selfies.

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Sore Throat

I have had that scratchy sore throat for a couple of days and it really makes me miss my Nonna because she would have dosed me with a bit of whiskey muddled with a cube of sugar and an inch of peppermint stick slightly warmed up. I have often tried this remedy on myself and various friends and invariably we have just gotten drunk with semi-sweet smelling breath. She said as a girl in the 20s she would spend the night with her best friend whose father was a doctor and believed in a “hot toddy” for every member of the family each morning when the weather was cold to ward off the ailments that the weather would bring. When my grandmother would come home and probably slurringly ask-as only a 20s tween could for the hundredth time-as to why her parents didn’t do the same, my great-grandmother in her exasperation over her alcohol-free breakfast finally shouted in her genteel way “Phillip! Go buy this child some whiskey!”

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Alan Jones - Jeanette MacDonald - Donkey Serenade - Firefly Video - YouTube

I just adore this. Donkey Serenade.

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In the midst of winter, I found there was, within me, an invincible summer.

—  Albert Camus

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Happy 2014, pals!

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