Tuesday, March 29, 2011

Places I really want to visit but can't because they're historical

1. Romantic & Victorian England
2. 19th century New York City
3. Any place at all during the 19th century, really
4. Early 20th century San Francisco & Seattle
5. Primeval Bavarian forests
6. Rome before the fall
7. Russia after the Revolution
8. Renaissance Florence for the art
9. The Jurassic Period for the dinosaurs
10. 1960s France for the theorists

Monday, March 28, 2011

Fantastic expressions and descriptive phrases we should all endeavor to use more often

1. Den of iniquity
2. Halcyon
3. Thick as thieves
4. I bite my thumb at you
5. Fin-de-siècle
6. Little death
7. Doppelgänger
8. That's whack
9. Barbaric yawp
10. L'esprit de l'escalier

Sunday, March 27, 2011

Hands down, I am definitely the best at

1. Writing (and speaking) heartfelt manifestos
2. Being a good sport
3. Coming up with elaborate but apt analogies
4. Surprising you by rapping like a gangsta
5. Collecting scarves
6. Chasing sunbeams
7. Holding torches

Friday, March 25, 2011

Places I really want to visit but can't because they're fictional

1. Camelot
2. Narnia
3. Mythological Cythera
4. Dante's Inferno (especially circle two)
5. Yoshi's Island
6. The Willy Wonka Chocolate Factory

Wednesday, March 23, 2011

Monday, March 21, 2011

Things I love without complication

1. Headbands
2. Cheese
3. Velociraptors
4. HBO
5. Bangs
6. Cardigans
7. Making out
8. John Cusack
9. Retro slang
10. Vindication