“It’s like Sophie’s Choice, but …”
“Born With The Gift Of A Golden Voice”
An attempt to give away tickets to a Leonard Cohen show, from the golden days of radio, April 2012.
Cats. Always Making Trouble.
Celebrities Read Tweets About Themselves
Mildly amusing, mildly disturbing.
This is my new favourite phrase. Thank you Marina Hyde (and Alex James!)
Put A Bird On It!
Shame on me, I hadn’t realised that in addition to doing Wild Flag-related things, Carrie Brownstein had also been writing and starring in the quirkily wonderful Portlandia.
The second season is being broadcast in the US at the moment. Here’s a highlight from the first season.
More: LA Times interview | New Yorker profile, Carrie Brownstein
Ten Words You Need To Stop Misspelling
Oh yes indeed, from The Oatmeal.
I am picky about spelling, always have been. It’s called getting it right. Whilst I know that language usage and the spelling of some words evolves and morphs over time, these are some of the most constant, clanging offenders.
“Can’t Police No Underwear”
Big potato moths
Cowboys and anthrax
Anybody shoot rabbits?
Throw out the good guy’s coal
Let’s go parachutin’ on Tuesday
Extra fatal lady shimmer