“Who sets down all those rules that we all know
about from childhood: the idea that we must never
end a sentence with a preposition or begin one with
a conjunction, that we must use “each other” for two
things and “one another” for more than two …? The
answer, surprisingly often, is that no one does,
that when you look into the background of these
“rules” there is often little basis for them.”—Bill Bryson (via arkoftheache)
Waterstrider is a fairly new group out of Berkeley who recently released an EP called Constellation in early August. Their title track hooked me in and I quickly warmed up to the rest of their mellow jams. Give it a listen on Bandcamp. Also, I’m going to be presenting a show with them at Bottom of the Hill next month. More details to come!
THIS FUCKING BURGER!!! it was so good I had to blog about it. Ok so we all know how McDonalds burgers (and all the other franchise fast food stores for that matter) don’t look the least like the pictures and I don’t know if it’s just me but it’s like these friggin’ burgers shrink through time. Everyone tells me I’ve grown up but coooome oooooon I can’t be that imaginative. However, today I had this new 1955 Burger of McDonalds and it was so so so so so so so goooooood!!! I’m still drooling here. It was BIG! So big that just like the old days I had to use both of my hands to properly hold that BAMF of a burger. I still can’t get over the fact how good it was. That thick juicy beef patti and the sauce and the ketchup and the bacon, OH LORD THE BACON! and those big fluffeh buns. I’m officially in love with a burger. Please McDonalds keep this one in your assortment forever and ever and ever. Lets just live in 1955 forever.
“Until that moment, I had always thought that the earth on which I stood was a solid object that would last for ever…I had simply taken it for granted. But in fact, the earth was nothing but a chunk of rock floating in one little corner of the universe: a temporary foothold in the vast emptiness of space. It - and all of us with it - could be blown away tomorrow by a momentary flash of something or a tiny shift in the universe’s energy. Beneath this breathtaking skyful of stars, the uncertainty of my own existence struck me with full force.”—