weltanschauung [velt-ahn-shou-oong] n. a comprehensive conception or image of the universe and of humanity’s relation to it
Louis Comfort Tiffany (1848), André Breton (1896), Jack Palance (1919), George Kennedy (1925), Toni Morrison (1931), Yoko Ono (1933), Dennis DeYoung (1947), Gary Ridgway (1949), John Hughes (1950), Cybill Shepherd (1950), Juice Newton (1952), John Travolta (1954), Vanna White (1957), Matt Dillon (1964), Dr. Dre (1965), Molly Ringwald (1968), Jillian Michaels (1974), Regina Spektor (1980)
Since the updates weren’t working earlier this week when I asked for topics you all would like to see me write about, I’m going to ask again.
What’s bugging you? What problems do you think are out there?
Let me know and we’ll hash them out. Email me at firstname.lastname@example.org
Humanity is acquiring all the right technology for all the wrong reasons. ↔ R. Buckminster Fuller
Yesterday, after years of hardly ever doing so, I decided to listen to the radio. The problem with most Philadelphia radio is the problem with most Philadelphia media: It’s a mostly bland experience. 88.5 WXPN is one of the few exceptions. Here’s a song I’m digging right now and would’ve never heard without WXPN – Alvin Cash & The Crawlers‘ “Twine Time.”
→ Add geomagnetic storms to the list of crap we need to worry about. Does anyone else feel like the more we understand about our surroundings, the more we discover seriously scary shit?
→ If you don’t think Archer is one of the most hilarious television shows ever, I don’t know how to help you.
→ All right, who didn’t see this coming? Here’s a video of Miley Cyrus smoking a bong at her 18th birthday party. Apparently, it wasn’t marijuana but salvia, a psychoactive herb. Who cares what’s in the bong? Why is Bush playing in the background?