Balk, having killed it on Assgate, kills it on Gatesgate: As the President prepares to host Henry Louis Gates and the Cambridge police officer who collared him at a White House summit meeting, the press is asking the important question: What beer is he going to serve? … I have a few suggestions. Sierra Nevada Not Pale Enough Ale Yuengling Uppity Lager Celis Whitey Anchor Steam Lippy...
So this month’s GQ quotes my barber; recommends a food truck, a bar, and a restaurant that I go to; and features at least four articles of clothing/shoes that I wear often. If the cancellation form asks for a reason, I’ll fill in “Groucho Marx.”
Further thoughts on the issue of the day.
alexbalk: COLLEAGUE: it’s really true about that ass. ME: Right? COLLEAGUE: i mean, WOW COLLEAGUE: if i had that ass, i would be famous. ME: That ass just scored a book deal. COLLEAGUE: asdfadf COLLEAGUE: that ass doesn’t need a blog to sell a book ME: Mail.com just invested $15 million in that ass over a three year period. COLLEAGUE: asd;asdl;asdfl; ME: The FDA has decided to regulate that ass as...
The Wall Street Journal investigates skinny jeans on Bedford Avenue.
Google’s Bid to Shatter Windows [Newsweek] →
pablog: I recommend “Apologetic Nationals Fan.” also: “i didnt want to take a ride in the D.A.R.E. mobile anyway so fuck you”
iPhone app tells you which door of which subway... →
This will be the first iPhone app I ever pay money for. Gobsmackingly brilliant. (via)
(via Win) The only good part of Public Enemies....
Restaurant discovery of the week: At Frank (with Peter Goldman, my editor on the Newsweek election book), they offer something called “wine by consumption.” They open a bottle, you drink what you feel like, and they bill you for just that amount. Staggering. Why don’t more restaurants do this?