Misery as Motivation →
Harvard Business Review suggests entrepreneurship is compensation for personal weakness and inner misery (via dihard) You Americans expect to be happy and are surprised when you are not - Svetlana (Sopranos Season 5)
R. Kelly medley at the 2010 Soul Train Awards I think this is called undeniable musical talent.
Sasha Frere Jones on Kanye West’s “My Beautiful... →
“His sins are usually only offenses to the gods of etiquette”
Slim Thugga discovers where Kanye got his sample for ‘Runaway’: seat belt alarm like the annoying ass one in Big Lo’s Corolla.
Moral of the story is no matter what type of music, there’s no such thing as a...– realniggatumblr
The Ultimate Guinness Record Is the Record for... →
Sick way to lead your life: break as many Guiness world records as possible. Ashrita Furman from Queens has 120 records to his name, including somersaulting for 12 hour straight along the same route Paul Revere took to warn of the British. This man embodies “fuck it, why not?”.
Why Kid Rock is beyond meta and irony →
Kid Rock was one my favorite artist in 6th grade and this confirms why: “Not long ago, Kid Rock testified in a Deklab, County, Ga., case concerning a fight in a Waffle House in 2007. During the proceedings he was asked, under oath, whether or not he is “the American badass.” He answered in the affirmative.”
LISTEN: Jay-Z on Juan Epstein Radio
via miss info THIS is the Jay-Z I’m a fan of. Real hip hop head down to the bone marrow, fuck a Oprah! If you listen to this and know more than 65% of what they’re talking about and not just wondering when they’ll play Empire State of Mind again, then we can be probably good friends.
Julija, now in motion
How to Eat at Chipotle | The Awl →
SPEAK THE TRUTH: “Vegetarian Chipotle orders are as ridiculous as they sound, and should be avoided at all costs. If you’re a vegetarian, good for you, but stay the fuck outta my Chipotle. There’s probably some refuse they feed rabbits up the street.”
High School Yearbooks Aim for Inclusion -... →
A high school is now enforcing a one-appearance-per-student rule for their yearbook. This is a good idea, but damn I’d be pissed if I could only feature my friends once.
Paul Newman's legacy lives on with $300 million... →
Newman’s Own gives away all after-tax profits to charity. Started by Paul Newman, they are one of the accounts I work on and also one of the few non-profit companies that is actually sustainable.
STRAIGHT HUSTLIN’: Ying Ma, 55, and her son Xi Biao, 28, were recently arrested by Australian police for stashing $400,000,000 worth of heroin in a house, ready for distribution. It is in the top 10 drug busts of Australian history. (via) A Hong Kong national was also arrested in association as well. COT DAMN Chinese people stay on the grind!
N.E.R.D. - Hypnotize U As if Pharrell’s life couldn’t get any better already.
It’s better to be passionate about beautiful girls than gay.– Italian Prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi defending his affinity for barely-illegal girls. (via NYP)