As an extemper, I can attest to the fact that yes, extempers really are walking talking encyclopedias.
— ten word poem, i. (via vedere-paul)
Hear former Rilo Kiley frontwoman Jenny Lewis perform two new songs from her first solo album since 2008, The Voyager — plus an old favorite, “Rise Up With Fists!!” — in the Soundcheck studio.
(Photo credit: Michael Katzif/WNYC)
Thanking the universe today for the gift that was Maya Angelou. May she rest in peace.
-My big brother Geoff got engaged! And bonus: my future sister-in-law is a lovely human being. The wedding will be Autumn 2015.
-There are seven workdays left in the school year (?!?!?)
-Bittersweet but amazing: I won’t be teaching Mythology next year… because there will be three Debate classes instead. Yeeessss.
-I’m presenting at a district summer in service and I was featured in my grad school’s alumni magazine. Turn down? For what?
How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying (1967)
Mad Men, 7x07 “Waterloo” (2014)
Ladies in the beauty parlor. Wildwood, NJ (1960s) © Aladdin Color Inc.
Retired Texas Rangers' Michael Young waves to fans during a ceremony honoring him before the baseball game between the Toronto Blue Jays and the Rangers in Arlington, Texas, Saturday, May 17, 2014.(AP Photo/LM Otero)