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Your Future. Such Weather. A Linguist Explains the Grammar of Doge. Wow. Gretchen McCulloch last explained exactly how the Benedict Cumberbatch name generator works. If you spend time on the meme-ish corners of the internet, you’ve probably noticed a certain trend in captioning pictures of shiba inus, known as doge, although there’s considerable disagreement about how to pronounce the word itself.

In case you haven’t (which isn’t possible), here are some prototypical examples of the doge meme. For more doge than you can probably handle, see also the tumblr tag: You’ll notice that unlike the LOLcats of yesteryear (which have actually had a thesis and an academic paper written about them), the font choice is Comic Sans instead of Impact, multiple fluorescent colours instead of white with a black border, and all lowercase instead of all caps.

In fact, you don’t even need a picture of a shiba inu. But what really interests me as a linguist is that doge speak is recognizably doge even when it’s not on an image at all. What light. I’m so glad you asked. Coloring Books | Ted Cruz to the Future - Comic Coloring Activity Book. Really Big Coloring Books ®, Inc. of Saint Louis, Mo. releases educational comic coloring and activity book for youth, parents and teachers which details Ted Cruz’s life, principles, values and mission. In a continuation of the company's popular series "Tell the Truth - Tell it Often - Tell the Children" designed for all ages to promote positive healthy discussion and understanding, Really Big Coloring Books®, Inc. (RBCB) turns complex challenges or issues into a relevant format with an emphasis for youth.

The Cruz to the Future™ book is a non-partisan, fact-driven view of how Texas Sen. Rafael Edward “Ted” Cruz became a U.S. senator and details, through his quotes and public information his ideas for what he believes will help America grow. Cruz has openly identifies with the Tea Party and garners support from the Republican Liberty Caucus and many independents including democrats. RBCB created this comic coloring and activity book not as an endorsement of Sen. CNN Sen. Sen. The Undergrad Thesis. DC METRO ADS. I was considering Grad School…and then I saw this. HILARIOUS! | JOANNA RENTERIA. A new gift idea for your loved ones: Graduate School Barbie (TM). Graduate School Barbie comes in two forms: Delusional Master’s Barbie (TM) and Ph.D. Masochist Barbie (TM). Every Graduate School Barbie comes with these fun-filled features guaranteed to delight and entertain for hours: Grad School Barbie comes out of the box with a big grin on her face that turns into a frown after 2 weeks or her first advisor meeting (whichever comes first).

She also has adorable black circles under her delightfully bloodshot eyes. Comes with two outfits: a grubby pair of blue jeans and 5-year-old gap T-shirt, and a floppy pair of gray sweatpants with a matching “I hate my life” T-shirt. Grad School Barbie talks! Just press the button on her left hand and hear her say such upbeat grad school phrases like, “Yes, Professor, It’ll be done by tomorrow”, “I’d love to rewrite” and “Why didn’t I just get a job, I could have been making $40,000 a year by now if I had just started working with a Bachelor’s. The Apple Game: How Good a Person Are You? I’d like to introduce you to a game I’ve been playing with friends for years.It’s not a game really—more of an exercise. The purpose is to add a bit more depth to the question, “Are you a good person?” Here’s how it’s played:Treat a person like an apple, with three layers of depth— The idea is to label a person simply as either “good” or “bad” on each of these layers to create an “apple profile”—a quick sizing up of their goodness through and through.

More about the three layers: Layer 1) The Apple Skin Definition: How you come off at first Who Knows Your Skin: Everyone who comes into contact with you, from a cashier you buy something from (that’s the outermost surface) to a coworker you’ve never really gotten to know (further inwards but still considered the skin). Questions to Ask to Know Whether Your Skin Is Good or Bad: – Do people tend to like you and feel comfortable around you when they first meet you? If most of these answers are YES, your skin is Good. Layer 2) The Apple Flesh. Why Generation Y Yuppies Are Unhappy.

Say hi to Lucy. Lucy is part of Generation Y, the generation born between the late 1970s and the mid 1990s. She’s also part of a yuppie culture that makes up a large portion of Gen Y. I have a term for yuppies in the Gen Y age group—I call them Gen Y Protagonists & Special Yuppies, or GYPSYs. A GYPSY is a unique brand of yuppie, one who thinks they are the main character of a very special story. So Lucy’s enjoying her GYPSY life, and she’s very pleased to be Lucy. Only issue is this one thing: Lucy’s kind of unhappy. To get to the bottom of why, we need to define what makes someone happy or unhappy in the first place. It’s pretty straightforward—when the reality of someone’s life is better than they had expected, they’re happy. To provide some context, let’s start by bringing Lucy’s parents into the discussion: Lucy’s parents were born in the 50s—they’re Baby Boomers. After graduating from being insufferable hippies, Lucy’s parents embarked on their careers.

GYPSYs Are Wildly Ambitious. Wait but why. The 10 Worst Book Covers In The History Of Literature. 1. Sounds like an enjoyable read 2. Is it wrong I want to read this? 3. 4. " 5. 6. 7. 8. 9. 10. Prepare to be stunned, baffled, confused and probably offended! We've selected 10 abominations that are the legitimate covers, of some of the least read books in the world. . ↬ Heavy. Netflix Sends Message To Check If Area Man Okay After Watching Entire Season Of ‘Sons Of Anarchy’ In Single Sitting. WTF Should I Do With My Life? 20 Memes to Get You Through Ramadan This Year. 16 Signs You're Having A Lesbian Breakup. Sex, Cosmo, and Karl Marx (5 Hilarious Mash-ups) You may know the magazine Cosmopolitan as a titillating and dare-we-say trashy indulgence – a women’s magazine dedicating to sex, beauty, and celebrity fashion. Because that’s all women care about, right?

Regardless of how enthusiastic or critical you may feel for the publication, there are some aspects of its history that might surprise you: 1. It was first published in 1886. 2. 3. 4. 5. To feature some of Cosmo‘s diverse influences and past lives, one clever Tumblr user created the mash-up Cosmarxpolitan (in reference to the philosopher and cultural theorist, Karl Marx.) These intelligent, light-hearted mash-ups are meant to be humorous, but they also call into question the ways in which we consume popular culture. Images via Tumblr. LAF/Beautiful Womanhood. Macklemore Song Causes Assault & 12 Other Times Music Has Gotten Someone Arrested. Last week, Samantha Malson was arrested for pushing and chocking her boyfriend Lars Hansen after a drunk Hansen refused to stop singing the song “Thrift Shop” by Macklemore. Sure, “Thrift Shop” is a great song, but hearing anything over and over again is going to be annoying.

Poor Lars is hardly the only person to suffer for a song. Read on, for more tales of music murder and mayhem. 1. In November 2012, Michael David Dunn pulled up next to a car of teens in the parking lot of a Jacksonville, Florida, convenience store. 2. But that’s not all! 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. 8. 9. 10. 11. 12. Cute Roulette: Cutest videos on the web. 20 Things Lesbians Are Tired Of Hearing. 805547.gif (500×320) The Gregory Brothers. 31 Signs You’re Liz Lemon.

30 Rock might be over, but like Mufasa in The Lion King, the show will live on. Liz Lemon is inside us. 1. A man offers to buy you a drink at a bar. You tell him to get mozzarella sticks instead. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. 8. 9. 10. 11. 12. 13. 14. 15. 16. 17. 18. 19. 20. 21. 22. 23. 24. 25. 26. 27. 28. 29. 30. Why Everyone Hates Couples | Hommemaker. Dear Couples, The other day I looked at my boyfriend and asked him what he wanted to do for Valentines Day. “Nothing, I’m not big into Valentines Day,” he replied. At which point I burst into tears and ran out of the room, slamming the door behind me. Just kidding. No I didn’t. Because I also hate Valentines Day. Because I have been single for my whole life, this holiday conjures up images of me sitting alone on my bed watching The Great Mouse Detective and drinking Diet Coke out of a liter container, thinking about the fact that if I died at that very moment, I would not be found for days. I know this must make me sound super bitter about Valentines Day.

This is a rough time of the year to be single, when everything around you is telling you you’re lame for not having a partner. You see evidence of the obnoxiousness of couples everywhere you look. This is not to say that I don’t love my boyfriend. So singles, if you are reading this, revel in the fact that you are cooler than couples.