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Why You Shouldn’t Tip (At All) Recently, a four year old blog post has been getting a lot of attention on social media.

Why You Shouldn’t Tip (At All)

Sometime in 2009, a man named Bhagwad Jal Park posted an excoriation on tipping entitled, Five Reasons I Won’t Tip If You’re A Waiter. The responses to the original post were mostly negative, and the article is being shared on Facebook as an example of how shitty people can be. 46 Most Iconic LGBT Moments of 2013. 40 Things We Loved In 2013. 17 Of The Most Universally Admirable Qualities People Can Have. 1.

17 Of The Most Universally Admirable Qualities People Can Have

The 30 Most Epic Zingers From Famous People Throughout History. 1.

The 30 Most Epic Zingers From Famous People Throughout History

His mother should have thrown him away and kept the stork.Mae West 2. I am enclosing two tickets to the first night of my new play; bring a friend. How And Why To Keep A “Commonplace Book” The other day I was reading a book and I came across a little anecdote.

How And Why To Keep A “Commonplace Book”

It was about the great Athenian general Themistocles. Before the battle of Salamis, he was locked in a vigorous debate with a Spartan general about potential strategies for defeating the Persians. Themistocles was clearly in the minority with his views (but which ultimately turned out to be right and saved Western Civilization). He continued to interrupt and contradict the other generals. Finally, the Spartan general threatened to strike Themistocles if he didn’t shut up and stop.

When I read this, I immediately began a ritual that I have practiced for many years–and that others have done for centuries before me–I marked down the passage and later transferred it to my “commonplace book.” In other posts, we’ve talked about how to read more, which books to read, how to read books above your level and how to write. 10 Movies That Will Permanently Change The Way You Think About The World.

Movies have the remarkable ability to stay with us–not only on our dusty DVD shelves, but in our hearts and minds.

10 Movies That Will Permanently Change The Way You Think About The World

33 Things Only Baristas Will Understand. 1.

33 Things Only Baristas Will Understand

You’ve felt the sometimes painful, sometimes serene feeling of waking up before the rest of the world. 43 Alleged Reputation-Ruining Stories About Famous People Everyone Loves. 75 Books Everyone Must Read, According To David Bowie. In tandem with the opening of “David Bowie I,” the most recent David Bowie-themed exhibit at the Art Gallery of Ontario, which will run from September 25th to November 27th, curators Geoffrey Marsh and Victoria Broackes released a list of David Bowie’s top 100 favorite books of all time.

75 Books Everyone Must Read, According To David Bowie

Here, 75 of his 100 favorite books. 7 Must-See Clips Of Jennifer Lawrence Before She Was Famous. 1.

7 Must-See Clips Of Jennifer Lawrence Before She Was Famous

The Bill Engvall Show (2007-09) The Bill Engvall Show was Jennifer Lawrence’s first big break in Hollywood, a program whose tone and audience is markedly different than what became of her later career. 59 Quick Slang Phrases From The 1920s We Should Start Using Again. Get ready to “know your onions,” readers.

59 Quick Slang Phrases From The 1920s We Should Start Using Again

If you’ve ever wanted to talk like characters from an old movie or the folks from The Great Gatsby, now’s your chance. For the twenties lovers among us, here are 59 of the era’s best slang phrases. Now you just have to practice talking really, really fast. 1. Ankle: to walk. Warning: This Video Of Joseph-Gordon Levitt Will Give You A Sexual Heart Attack. Joseph Gordon-Levitt is the gift that keeps on giving.

Warning: This Video Of Joseph-Gordon Levitt Will Give You A Sexual Heart Attack

This week, the actor, writer, director and star of your sex dreams appeared on Jimmy Fallon to promote his new movie, Don Jon, in which he looks buff and delicious as hell. Joseph Gordon-Levitt/SNL Last year, Mr. Gordon-Levitt appeared on SNL to do his own version of Magic Mike, giving the audience a little striptease.

11 Lesser-Known Joseph Gordon-Levitt Movies You Need To Watch. With Joseph Gordon-Levitt’s directorial debut, Don Jon, due out in theatres next month, it’s about time we take a look back on the versatile writer-director’s very long filmography, featuring two decades’ worth of classics. Sure, you’ve seen the big name stuff like (500) Days of Summer, 10 Things I Hate About You, Inception and The Dark Knight Rises, but true JGL fans know there’s much more to our favorite 3rd Rock alum than Heath Ledger and Christopher Nolan.

The man’s got depth. 10 Great Movies On Netflix You Might Have Missed. 1. The Rules Of Attraction (2002) After he co-wrote Pulp Fiction and before he went to jail for vehicular manslaughter/DUI, Roger Avary directed a somewhat underrated and thoroughly entertaining Bret Easton Ellis novel adaptation starring Dawson’s Creek‘s James Van Der Beek. It’s a very stylish and good movie. Bonus points for the inclusion of Donovan’s “Colours” on the soundtrack. 2. This comedy, starring Molly Shannon alongside Will Ferrell, got pretty mediocre reviews when it came out, but I think it’s funny and charming. 3. This movie is beautiful, weird, and sexy. 61 Hilariously Honest Jennifer Lawrence Quotes That Will Make Your Day. If Jennifer Lawrence isn’t already your power animal, she should be.

America’s motor-mouthed sweetheart is a forever quotable and gifable treasure, whose penchant for off-the-cuff honesty is second only to how down-to-earth and relatable she is. Without further ado (or more ass-kissing), these are the just some of the most awesome Jennifer Lawrence quotes. It’s not a best list by any means, because every Jennifer Lawrence quote is the best Jennifer Lawrence quote. 1. “I wish this was like Mean Girls and I could just break this up and throw it at all of you!” 2. 55 Brilliant Louis C.K. Quotes That Will Make You Laugh And Think. Louis C.K. is often compared to Woody Allen (whose new movie he’s even starring in), but to me, C.K. is this generation’s George Carlin, a savagely funny comedian who isn’t afraid to touch on real issues.

Carlin was something of a people’s philosopher, who just happened to swear a lot, and C.K. has touched on issues ranging from politics, environmentalism, consumption, race, class, education and masturbation, one of his personal favorite subjects. Is This The Best Craigslist ‘Missed Connection’ Ever Written? 29 Things From The 90s You Might’ve Forgotten About. 25 Things To Do Before You Turn 25. Here’s A Video Of Two Men Experiencing Labor Contractions. A Dutch TV program had a brilliant idea: have men put on devices that simulate childbirth contractions and film the results. 11 Books You Should Read If You’re A Woman In Your 20s.

According to Love Twenty, women in their twenties are supposed to read diet books and novels about shopping. 5 Things I Want Girls To Wear More Of. Shia LaBeouf Livetweets An Acid Trip. A Brief History Of Sexual Encounters. The first penis I ever saw was terrifying. On Bed-Stuy, Brownstones, And Gentrified Brooklyn. Someone once told me that New York City itself is a temporary condition: it dons and sheds costumes like a stage performer, shifting its shape as it fills with the various cacophonies of groups coming in to make the city their home, for a short time or forever. 2012′s Most Beautiful Inventions — So Far. Let’s Remember What’s Really Important.

A Local’s Guide To Some Of The Best Brunch Spots In NYC. Are They Already Taken? Then Don’t Date Them. 14 Old Words That Should Still Be Used Today. I Don’t Know How To Be In A Relationship. You Are My Muse. Why I Stalk Your Ex-Girlfriend Online. A Letter To My Long-Distance Crush. When You Miss Someone Who Lives In A Different State. Who Is Your Unicorn? Introduction To Rachmaninoff. How You Know.