- 61 the number of bills that have become law to date in 2012
- 3,914 the number of bills that have been introduced by lawmakers
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Looks like Hank’s an official momma’s boy. Wait for it.
I love this so much. So cute.
Me and my neighbor Sarah playing Penny and the Quarters’ “You and Me”
It’s a nice thing that even when someone goes far too soon—all the more so when that death initiates a particularly uncomfortable confrontation with mortality, the sort of oh-god-this-person’s-not-all-that-much-older-than-me-holy-shit-when-am-I-going-to-fucking-quit-smoking-already style of panic attack—that every one of the forty-odd times I’ve listened to Sabotage over the last day just felt youthful and fun.
Also this photo is a nice thing.
31 Republican men voted against the Violence Against Women Act in the Senate today. All 5 Republican women voted for it.
Today Bon Iver wrapped me in his flannel, which smelled like charred pine and licorice, and took me outside to show me a perfect spiderweb.
we have a winner.
I found this man on 7th Avenue in Park Slope. He was leaning heavily on his cane, looking down, wearing a grimaced face. I felt bad for him, so I smiled and waved when I walked past. His face changed completely. He lit up, smiled wide, and gave me a cheery greeting. There was nothing forced about it. He seemed like a man who went through life looking for the smallest excuses to be happy.
I walked 50 feet down the sidewalk, turned around, and walked back to him. “I want to take your photo,” I told him, “because of how big you smiled when I walked by.”
He said: “Well I saw someone smiling at me who I didn’t even know. So I thought: ‘By God! I Better do something!’”
Well, you asked.
This is the most important thing. Ever!
I’m so thankful for this.
FOUND: The most adorable picture taken during the Shuttle Discovery’s final flight to Washington D.C.
(Photograph by Chip Somodevilla, Getty Images)
Original image by Diana Walker for Time.
No Reservations premiere night drinking game created by myself for Matt & myself.. April 9th!
This is fucking awesome!! Hope you guys got pretty shitty.
For your No Reservations season premiere viewing pleasure.
The Bourdain drinking game..clutch for the night off.
When Rick Santorum Tweets, Pt. 1.
(via Real Time)
DAVID BOWIE: LOOK BACK IN ANGER (VIDEO, 1979)
“Love me some LODGER, obvs, but ok: check it out. If you’re a dude like Bowie, and you’ve got impeccable taste in art and collaborators and everything, don’t you make sure the painting in this video is better? Like can’t you get Basquiat or someone to do something for you? This is kinda like…I dunno. Sophomore Illustration student steez.”