On 2012

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I very vividly remember the most depressing thing someone told me as an adolescent. I was 13, and a woman at the church my family and I attended at the time told me, “You know, these are the best years of your life.” Let me assure you; 13 was not a great year for me. I was in 8th grade and in the midst of the requisite middle school drama which was compounded, by the 3rd year of a physically awkward phase that lasted to my own estimation, until sometime after college. But that’s not the point. The point is that the idea of a 70 year old woman telling a 13 year old, “yeah kid, enjoy this because it’s as good as it gets, so you know, enjoy it.” is depressing as hell.

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Interview like A BAWSE!

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Today BAWSE (as he shall always be referred) teaches us about interviews. In an interview it’s important to portray confidence, further, if you want to be the bawse, you should do what the bawse does. Here’s the Rickey Rozay guaranteed hired interview script. Trust me.

Q: “Tell me about yourself”
A: “Real niggas do real things for real reasons”

Q: “Okay. Why did you leave your last job?”
A: “Real niggas do real things for real reasons”

Q: “Umm… Tell me about your duties at ____”
A: “Real niggas do real things for real reasons”

Q: “Why do you think you’re a good fit for this position?”
A: “Yeah, I’mma work here. I believe I can do it, too. Look at this blunt. This blunt cost five hundred dollars. Five hundred dollars, for a blunt. And you’re gonna tell me me I can’t have this job?”

[Village Voice Interviews El-P & Killer Mike]

From My Cold Dead Uterus: A Girl & Her IUD, A Love Story

That, dear reader will be the title of my inevitable Lifetime movie. Please for the love of all that is holy, don’t watch it in a snuggie or forever lazy.

Anyway, let’s talk about IUD’s. Yay!!

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Archer Hairline!!!

So, you may not know this about me, your not so humble blogger, but I am a huge font nerd. I have been know to spend hours on font sites looking for the perfect font for whatever project I was working on at the time. Until Archer Hairline. That fragment probably made no sense to you, so let me explain. Continue reading

Lions vs. Bearcubs

Dear Lions,

If you could re-enact this while standing over Cutler, I’d greatly appreciate it.

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Thanks,

QtheQuidnunc

Oscar de la Renta & Valentino

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will, in fact, teach you how to stunt.

 

Oscar de la Renta and Valentino at Diane von Furstenberg Spring 2012 Show

Image Courtesy of Tom & Lorenzo


Text Message of the Day

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“Are you working on a book or something? You’re thinking more critically about porn lately.”

Well I wasn’t, but now that you’ve mentioned it…

Love is…

Your dad showing up at your door at 10:30am with a first aid kit, cornbread and black-eyed peas (which are still warm because your mom just took them out of the crock-pot that morning) all because you cut the shit out of your foot on the laundry room door last night which finally brought on the mini-emotional-breakdown that had been building for about a month while you were on the phone trying to determine if you needed to go get stitches.