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and then they went on to say that the pearly gates had some eloquent graffiti, like "we'll meet again", and "fuck the man", and "tell my mother not to worry"

  • toaster
  • stove top popcorn popper
  • pasta pot
  • smaller pans
  • baking pans/cookie sheet
  • vacuum/swiffer
  • shower spray
  • snake terrarium
  • decorative things!
mar 16 2013 ∞
mar 16 2013 +
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  • don't panic
  • make fiscal plan for next year (hahaha)
  • work on music list
  • when are you visiting rio?
  • rough dates for alaska?
  • start planning meals ahead of time, grocer accordingly
  • find a job for next summer, or settle with DLL
  • all good or vibes?
jul 31 2009 ∞
feb 12 2012 +
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  • Wilco (Wilco the album)
  • Beautiful Girls (Learn Yourself)
  • Handsome Boy Modeling School
  • CeDell Davis
  • Amos Lee
  • Ray LaMontague
  • Melody Gardot
  • Landon Pigg
  • Remy Zero
  • Alexi Murdoch
  • Carlos Bertonatti
  • Joshua Radin
  • The Plasticines
  • Black Rebel Motorcycle Club
  • M. Ward
  • Everything I Once Had - The Honorary Title
  • No One's First and You're Next - Modest Mouse
jul 5 2009 ∞
aug 17 2011 +
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  • jeggings?
  • stockings
  • a couple of solid-color scarves
  • better tights
  • dress
  • v-necks, possibly 3-pack
  • not-jean pants
  • i should amateurly alter some of the clothing i already own.
  • hosiery
  • mardi gras costumes
jul 31 2009 ∞
feb 12 2012 +
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  • He is a real lover/Of making up the past/And feeling up his girl/Like he's never felt her figure before
  • My oh my, how my blood boils, it's sweet taste for you/strips me down bare/and gets me into my favorite mood
  • I hate to turn up out of the blue uninvited/But I couldn't stay away, I couldn't fight it/I had hoped you'd see my face/And that you'd be reminded that for me it isn't over
  • Wait, do you see my heart on my sleeve?/It's been there for days on end and/It's been waiting for you to open up/yours too baby, come on now
  • You're gonna wish you never had met me/tears are gonna fall, rolling in the deep
  • Think of me in the depths of your despair/Make a home down there as mine sure won't be shared
  • Bless your soul, you've got your head in ...
apr 30 2011 ∞
may 9 2011 +
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  • cab driver
  • literature translator
  • dive instructor
  • photojournalist for national geographic
  • staff writer for wired
  • music and/or food critic
  • romance novel writer
  • makeup artist
  • flight attendant
  • staff on a cruise ship
  • host on travel channel show
  • radiologist
  • bassist
  • blackjack dealer
  • pole dancer/burlesque
  • museum curator
  • ballet dancer
  • bartender
  • zoo person
  • national park ranger
apr 21 2010 ∞
apr 21 2010 +
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  • why am i on earth?
  • do i have free will or am i controlled by fate?
  • what is love?
  • does truth change?
  • what does it mean to be a man/woman?
  • is man inherently good?
  • what is evil?
  • can justice be defined? attained?
  • how much freedom should individuals have?
  • are we more inclined to see ourselves as individuals or members of society?
  • is there a god?
  • what is the strongest motivation in your life?
  • what is beauty?
jan 6 2010 ∞
jan 6 2010 +
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  • lemon squares
  • gossip girl, even though it sucks now
  • robert downey jr
  • holidaze
  • vicodin, once upon a winter
  • mario galaxy
  • easy mac
  • ice cream of all shapes and flavors
  • hellishly bad chick flicks
apr 21 2010 ∞
apr 21 2010 +
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julian gives good head. and is dead.

  • less than zero (elvis costello)
  • song for clay (disappear here) (bloc party)
  • hazy shade of winter (the bangles)
  • uniform (bloc party)
  • with a heavy heart (does it offend you, yeah?)
  • ulysses (franz ferdinand)
  • this place is a prison (postal service)
  • ava adore (smashing pumpkins)
  • better living through chemistry (queens of the stone age)
  • feel good hit of the summer (queens of the stone age)
  • tipsy (street to nowhere)
  • tear you apart (she wants revenge)
jul 28 2009 ∞
jul 28 2009 +
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  • 1. Citizen Kane, 1941.
  • 2. The Godfather, 1972.
  • 3. Casablanca, 1942.
  • 4. Raging Bull, 1980.
  • 5. Singin' in the Rain, 1952.
  • 6. Gone With the Wind, 1939.
  • 7. Lawrence of Arabia, 1962.
  • 8. Schindler's List, 1993.
  • 9. Vertigo, 1958.
  • 10. The Wizard of Oz, 1939.
  • 11. City Lights, 1931.
  • 12. The Searchers, 1956.
  • 13. Star Wars, 1977.
  • 14. Psycho, 1960.
  • 15. 2001: A Space Odyssey, 1968.
  • 16. Sunset Blvd., 1950.
  • 17. The Graduate, 1967.
  • 18. The General, 1927.
  • 19. On the Waterfront, 1954.
  • 20. It's a Wonderful Life, 1946.
  • 21. Chinatown, 1974.
jan 20 2010 ∞
may 16 2011 +
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  • robert downey, jr
  • hugh jackman
  • gael garcia bernal
  • milo ventimiglia
  • ed westwick
  • anton yelchin
  • adrien brody
  • brad pitt
  • edward norton
  • heath ledger
  • james mcavoy
  • river phoenix
  • jude law
  • johnny depp
  • christian bale
  • hunter parrish
  • james dean
  • damian kulash
  • diego luna
jul 5 2009 ∞
aug 4 2009 +
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i am going to have three children, and they will be

  • harry
  • ryder
  • julian


  • piper
  • taylor
  • jaymes
jul 28 2009 ∞
may 1 2010 +
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fuck yeah

  • Have your sitter drive everyone around until you find a hitchhiker or transient. Offer him a ride. During the drive start saying whatever comes to mind in the loudest voice possible while faking muscle spasms.
  • Go to a greasy spoon and order red snapper and lemon meringue pie. Attempt to start a conversation with the cook or waitress about the economy, politics, or chaos theory.
  • Watch two movies at the same time, or play one movie with no sound and play any kind of soundtrack in place of audio.
  • Speak only with a kazoo.
  • Go to a supermarket and try to find the shiniest apple on display. Hold the apple high in the air and exclaim it's shininess to everyone in the store. Place the apple back on the display and leave.
aug 6 2009 ∞
aug 6 2009 +
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  • "Turning and turning in the widening gyre/the falcon cannot hear the falconer;/things fall apart; the center cannot hold;/mere anarchy is loosed upon the world" WB Yeats, "The Second Coming"
  • "When you come to the edge of all the light you have and must take a step into the darkness of the unknown, believe that one of two things will happen to you. Either there will be something solid for you to stand on, or you will be taught how to fly." Patrick Overton
  • "Whenever we roam be/beside me./When you're allone. When you go./When no one comes along./And for all we/wander, encounter, and open/allways curl up with me./give me pain, past, and fury./betray my way./I won't abandon you." Mark Danielewski, Only Revolutions
  • "We stopped laughing, I took the world in..._Extremely Loud and Incredibly Close_
jun 18 2009 ∞
jun 18 2009 +
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sep 15 2011 ∞
jul 7 2012 +
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  • dat dog
  • cafe reconcile
  • ba mien
  • il posto
  • cowbell
  • pho tau bay
  • adolfo's
  • sylvain
  • boucherie
  • the three muses
  • domenica
  • napoleon house
  • parkway bakery and tavern
  • the joint
  • jacques-imo's
  • kyoto
  • dick and jenny's
  • dante's kitchen
  • lebanon's cafe
  • mandina's
  • sarita's grill
jan 28 2012 ∞
mar 16 2013 +
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  • ride a bike at least across a few states. preferably as far as a coast.
  • ride an elephant.
  • live in another country, like a local, for a time span measured in months.
  • be actually fluent in spanish.
  • dive with a whale shark, a manta ray, etc.
  • carnival in brazil? oktoberfest?
  • make it to the great barrier reef before the entire thing bleaches.
  • walk on a glacier.
  • see the nile.
  • learn to sail.
  • bathe in the ganges and/or live in an ashram in india.
  • go to burning man.
  • be super excellent at cooking.
  • go chasing waterfalls.
  • travel the trans-siberian railroad
  • attend the world cup
feb 23 2011 ∞
feb 23 2011 +
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because my parents did this to me all the time

  • the princess bride
  • the dark crystal
  • all of the harry potters
  • lord of the rings trilogy
  • monty python and the holy grail
  • the three original indiana jones movies
  • the three original star wars movies
  • shaun of the dead
  • iron man, because not everything is educational
  • sabrina
  • the wizard of oz
  • various animated films, including but not limited to
    • the lion king
    • the little mermaid
    • snow white and the seven dwarves
    • mulan
jun 10 2010 ∞
jun 10 2010 +
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  • i'm "not very uptight. about anything. ever. look, you're driving with your foot on the dashboard. that's pretty lax."
  • apparently i often forget that i've already told someone the story that i'm telling them. or that they were witnesses to that event.
  • i tend to do things on my own time, unless i'm really into something, then i make sure everyone else is on my time too.
  • apparently if i'm not good at something right away (like... volleyball.) i don't try to get better, i just give up.
  • i can be narcissistic, in that i accidentally sound like i love myself all the time.
  • although i deny it profusely, some people are convinced i have a very strong moral backbone.
  • it's not that i'm a handsy drunk; it's that i'm a handsy person
jul 19 2009 ∞
feb 23 2011 +
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  • jesus? or at least peter i guess
  • fyodor dostoevsky
  • ben franklin
  • albert einstein
  • john adams
  • f. scott fitzgerald
  • henry VIII
  • pope JPII
  • elizabeth I
  • blackbeard
  • louis XIV
  • cleopatra/marc antony
  • caesar
  • alexander the great
  • kurt vonnegut
  • napoleon bonaparte
  • socrates
  • arthur conan doyle
  • leonardo da vinci
  • michelangelo
  • solzhenitsyn
apr 21 2010 ∞
apr 21 2010 +
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favorite sherlock.

  • the hound of baskervilles (because sherlock's SURPRISE, MY DEAR WATSON moment is my favorite ever.)
  • the red-headed league (carrot-tops are abominations, my dear watson)
  • a study in scarlet
  • the sign of four
  • a scandal in bohemia
  • the five orange pips
  • the adventure of the speckled band
  • the adventure of the reigate squire
  • silver blaze
  • the musgrave ritual
  • the adventure of the three garridebs (bromance)
  • the adventure of the golden pince-nez
aug 8 2009 ∞
aug 11 2009 +
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  • "my mathematical mind" spoon
  • "2+2=5 (the lukewarm)" radiohead
  • "your algebra" the shins
  • "skip divided" thom yorke
  • "a line allows progress, a circle does not" bright eyes
  • "of angels and angles" the decemberists
  • "the lines you amend" sloan
  • "pink triangle" weezer
  • "the distance" travis
  • "center of gravity" yo la tengo
  • "5-4=Unity" pavement
  • "the lonely 1" wilco
  • "the new face of zero and one" the new pornographers
  • "one man's problem" jayhawks
  • "random rules" the silver jews
  • "the information" beck
jun 18 2009 ∞
sep 4 2009 +
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  • "the beginning is the end is the beginning" in watchmen (although that's only actually in the trailer.)
  • "storybook love" in the princess bride
  • "needle in the hay" the royal tenenbaums
  • "blister in the sun" grosse pointe blank
  • "where is my mind?" fight club
aug 13 2009 ∞
aug 13 2009 +
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  • memories of (not necessarily mine):
    • kentucky
    • california
    • indiana
    • pennsylvania (middle school, high school)
  • my favorite
    • places
    • comedians
  • things i am afraid of
  • things i miss about my pre-college life
  • careers i have considered
  • my nature experiences
  • ways i am like/unlike my parents and my sister
jul 5 2009 ∞
nov 29 2009 +
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i do watch/did watch a lot when they happened

  • scrubs
  • the daily show
  • the colbert report
  • 30 rock
  • weeds
  • true blood
  • heroes
  • sex and the city
  • the united states of tara
  • hung
  • full house
  • boy meets world
  • ugly betty
  • america's next top model
  • project runway
  • terminator: the sarah conner chronicles
  • house
  • the tudors
  • buffy the vampire slayer
jul 28 2009 ∞
may 25 2011 +
  • animal farm
  • dante's inferno
  • handmaiden's tale
  • LOTR
  • a people's history of the united states
  • ishmael
  • watership down
mar 16 2013 ∞
apr 3 2013 +
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  • the chronicles of narnia
  • the harry potter series
  • the hobbit
  • the lord of the rings trilogy
  • just so stories
  • redwall
  • the princess bride
  • the phantom tollbooth
  • roald dahl books
jun 10 2010 ∞
apr 3 2013 +
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  • a confederacy of dunces john kennedy toole
  • the yiddish policemen's club michael chabon
  • notes from the underground fyodor dostoyevsky
  • the brothers karamazov fyodor dostoyevsky
  • the implacable order of things jose louis peixoto
  • the poisonwood bible barbara kingsolver
  • the oedipus cycle sophocles
  • possum living dolly freed
  • the lover's dictionary david levithan
  • the wordy shipmates and unfamiliar fishes sarah vowell
  • the psychopath test john ronson
jun 18 2009 ∞
jan 11 2012 +
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  • this is going to be so short so far
  • this too shall pass
  • i kind of want to pull an angelina jolie/robert downey jr/a billion other famous people and get my kids' names tattooed on me. when i have them.
  • some josh ritter lyrics. to be continued.
  • a windmill, don quixote style
  • a fleur-de-lis
  • like a fire that consumes all before it ...
  • we walked out once more beneath the stars
  • lotus flower
jul 28 2009 ∞
feb 23 2011 +
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  • Bill and Ted's Excellent Adventure (1989)
  • Airplane (1980)
  • History of the World, Part 1 (1981)
  • The Breakfast Club (1985)
  • Ferris Bueller's Day Off (1986)
  • Say Anything... (1989)
  • Back to the Future (1985)
  • Less Than Zero (1987)
  • Pretty In Pink (1986)
aug 27 2009 ∞
aug 27 2009 +
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  • all of "jungleland"
  • all of "fm radio"
  • all of "romeo and juliet"
  • all of "thin blue flame"
  • paul said to peter you gotta rock yourself a little harder, pretend the dove from above is a dragon and your feet are on fire. but i got a girl in the war paul her eyes are like champagne (all of that song.)
  • they say the highway is for lovers, but he ain't no friend of mine, cause every time i find my heart i lose it to that long yellow line. (hotel song)
  • so much hate for the ones we love? tell me we both matter, don't we? (running up that hill)
  • when i'm out walking, i strut my stuff and i'm so strung out, i'm high as a kite and i just might stop to check you out (blister in the sun)
nov 29 2009 ∞
nov 29 2009 +
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  • blockbusters that do not have the movie i want to see
  • the way my thighs hurt right now
  • duct tape on skin
  • when i have an obscene backup of books to read
  • people who DON'T SMILE EVER
  • the fact that my aviators are irreversibly scratched in one lens
  • the mechanism which allows you to feel is broken
  • the fact that i cannot make myself get past the first few chapters of the yiddish policemen's union , even though i know it will be so good because michael chabon always is
  • when my toenail polish chips off before its time
  • the way sweaty skin sticks to leather
  • apparently, cleaning my desk
  • taxes; low minimum wage
  • the way the internet on this computer sometimes gets bored and quits for no reason...
aug 1 2009 ∞
aug 1 2009 +
aug 8 2009 ∞
aug 8 2009 +
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she was more like a beauty queen from a movie scene i said i don't mind but what do you mean i am the one who will dance on the floor in the round? she said i am the one who will dance on the floor in the round she told me her name was billie jean and she caused a scene then every head turned with eyes that dreamed of being the one who will dance on the floor in the round people always told me be careful of what you do and don't go around breaking young girls' hearts and mother always told me be careful of who you love and be careful of what you do cause the lie becomes the truth billie jean is not my lover she's just a girl who claims that i am the one but the kid is not my son she says i am the one but the kid is not my son

jul 31 2009 ∞
jul 31 2009 +
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If this was the Cold War we could keep each other warm I said on the first occasion that I met Marie We were crawling through the hatch that was the missile silo door And I don't think that she really thought that much of me I never had to learn to love her like I learned to love the Bomb She just came along and started to ignore me But as we waited for the Big One I started singing her my songs And I think she started feeling something for me We passed the time with crosswords that she thought to bring inside What five letters spell "apocalypse" she asked me I won her over saying "W.W.I.I.I." She smiled and we both knew that she'd misjudged me Oh Marie it was so easy to fall in love with you It felt almost like a home of sorts or something And you would keep the warhead missile silo good as new And I'd watch you with my thumb above the button Then one night you found me in my army issue c...

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