“Lately I feel like somebody made a big mess and I’ve got my mop and I’m mopping the floor and the folks who made the mess are there saying ‘you’re not mopping fast enough. You’re not mopping the right way. It’s a socialist mop.’”—~President Obama, just MOPPING SHIT UP.
LOVE that there’s foursquare in RDU now. HATE that it’s so hard for me to check in from my Blackberry. HATE that there isn’t a foursquare app for Blackberry yet, and I look like a big loser with like 30 check-ins in the last few months.
“There are 3.8 million single people in New York City, more than the entire population of Chicago, a city of 2.74 million, according to the 2008 American Community Survey”—When Love Is a Schlep - NYTimes.com (via sarpa)
“The main difference is that Wild Things feels much more surreal than those first two films, thanks to the weird Jim Henson/CG creatures. And it’s about a kid, rather than a thirtysomething or fortysomething guy. In a sense, Wild Things does for the coming-of-age tale what Jonze’s first two movies do for the midlife crisis/second chance story: strip away the candy coating on the fantasy to reach the pure existential crisis beneath, and show how insoluble that crisis really is.”—I love articles/reviews that talk about existential crisis.
“As I said in the beginning, this movie offers the coldest comfort of any film in Spike Jonze’s career. It feels like a journey into sheer dysphoria — Max’s home life is unrelentingly horrendous, and when he escapes to a fantasy land, it turns out to be even worse. The film’s message seems to be that life sucks, growing up sucks, and most of all, any attempt to escape into wildness or fantasy will only turn out even suckier.”—http://io9.com/5382886/the-wild-things-dont-really-love-you
“Is there a class divide online? Research suggests yes. A recent study by market research firm Nielsen Claritas found that people in more affluent demographics are 25 percent more likely to be found friending on Facebook, while the less affluent are 37 percent more likely to connect on MySpace.”—Does your social class determine your online social network? - CNN.com