Just finished Matterhorn
Matterhorn: A Novel of the Vietnam War by Karl Marlantes My rating: 3 of 5 stars Every combat veteran says the same thing about war: It’s filled with long periods of extreme boredom and short bursts of chaos. That’s what it felt like reading Matterhorn. The action saved this book. It was worth it to slog through. While Marlantes successfully delved into the psyches and motivation...
CoachTalk: Modern Day Athlete →
One of the biggest roadblocks I have encountered the past 6 years as a girls high school coach is the openess of my gay athletes. There has always been gay athletes but this generation of gay athletes seem to have different motives. Sidenote: This is strictly what I have been dealing with and by… I guess they need cock :)
The NYT as your Summer Reading →
I am going to do this with my students
What is Heather Havrilesky's problem with LOST? →
I think for me my favorite moment is the Sawyer and Juliet awakening scene,”...– Carlton Cuse Right there with you, Carlton. (via quintessenceofdust) (via sexidance) (via lucilletwo) me, too
Yankees Fans Are From Mars, Mets Fans Are From... →
veecubed: For boredstiff: bunch: hotfoot: The Wall Street Journal ran a poll to try and figure out the differences between male fans of the Yankees and Mets. Not a bad little read, although I resent the fact that basically, we’re a bunch of gun-toting, uneducated booze hounds. Well, maybe the first two, anyway. On the plus side, we’re much more likely to be married, have pets, and have...
No day but today– J. Larson
When Kurt Cobain’s journals were being put...
bestrooftalkever: (via blwbl | earlyfrost) BTW, Everett’s father was the scientist that came up with the Many Worlds Theory
There’s a certain set of magical stuff that fiction can do for us. There’s maybe...– David Foster Wallace (via synecdoche)
In alternate universe, Maeby and I are married and making cornballs.
one forty plus: Twitter Isn't "Over", I'm Over It.... →
Last week in Los Angeles I participated in a live Q&A as part of an ASCAP expo on songwriting. When the topic of Twitter came up, I explained my waning interest in it being part of my daily life. By no means do I think it’s over as a medium altogether, but I do think that the days of “Twitter: The… As a middle school teacher I have brought up this topic with all my classes. I told...
Stephen King’s ‘Dark Tower’ Set For Film Trilogy,... →
Although I am a little disappointed by JJ Abrams, Carlton Cuse and Damon Lindelof were not able to get the deal, I don’t think Opie could fuck it up. I mean, King has done all the hard work.