I am profoundly patriotic and politically optimistic in ways I probably have no...– Melissa Harris-Perry, talking about her new book, Sister Citizen.
When you’re over 30, you can’t have swag. You have what we call panache.– Fred Smoot, DC Sports Bog
The day after the election, the Politiken newspaper said she had won despite...– BBC Profile: Danish PM-elect Helle Thorning-Schmidt (h/t @rosannemf)
So don’t forgo wings entirely, but sub these skewers in occasionally, like...– Carrie Vasios, Serious Eats
“I’M NOT HIDING,” Sonny Vaccaro told a closed hearing at the Willard Hotel in...– The Shame of College Sports, The Atlantic (h/t @SansAish)
Really, is seeing an image of a black man made white such a horrible thing if it...– Kissing Suzy Kolber with the definitive take on Toure’s ridiculous ESPN piece .
15 Wonderful Words With No English Equivalent →
nevver: 1. Zhaghzhagh (Persian) The chattering of teeth from the cold or from rage. 2. Yuputka (Ulwa) A word made for walking in the woods at night, it’s the phantom sensation of something crawling on your skin. 3. Lampadato (Italian) Addicted to the infra-red glow of tanning salons? This word describes you. 4. Luftmensch (Yiddish) The Yiddish have scores of words to describe social...