Also it’s nice to watch a movie like this with actual dialogue rather than sarcastic reaction lines like “huh, so THAT happened *eyeroll*”

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jurassic park is just so good. every scene is fun and to the point. I wish Spielberg still made movies like this and Close Encounters and ET; but thankfully he did make these movies in this past and i can watch on Sunday afternoons. It’s on Netflix rn btw

Between the Lines is pretty great btw! It's based on the Boston Phoenix/The Village Voice and has all these lovely scenes full of physical media imdb.com/title/tt0075744/

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finally got the criterion channel so I could watch Between the Lines and now I am ....overwhelmed with the selection

the joy of the shade of a tree that becomes an impromptu umbrella in light rain

intense on the internet emotions 

it's just the juxtaposition — seeing this person as a child from a long time ago and then knowing the person is old and has hurt a child in an unforgivable way. it's all too fucking much.

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intense on the internet emotions 

i have many times tried to find language to explain this particular whiplash, but i don't think i ever can because it's so specific. but it always takes me out whenever the video of John John as a child in the 70s on Sesame Street gets circulated because inevitably somewhere in the comments or @ replies someone will say he's fifty years old now and he's convicted of sexually assaulted a 4 year old.

uspol 

The pandemic has relieved me of the decision whether or not to canvas for fucking joe biden that was bound to make me feel horrible either way

shopping feels like work 

it also reminds me of when i had an ebay phase (i think most people have had an ebay phase?) i lived next to a consignment shop and would get designer stuff when it was marked down really low and put it up on ebay for slightly more ....i probably made like $20 a month. it was not worth the time...but i needed a hobby

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shopping feels like work 

i haven't even ordered much but i seem to be going to the post office *constantly* to return stuff. it feels like work!! it sucks! it reminds me of how all the incredibly wealthy people i know are *constantly* having renovations done to their houses almost like they need something to do

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shopping feels like work 

i have a tiny bit of money this season which i have mostly spent on replacement items of my favorite things that are falling apart. however, it is somehow not that easy? like the nike pegasus 36 is *drastically* different from the 35 sneaker. i can't just order any red backpack off of Herschel's website or I'll get the wrong model. Warby Parker even filled my order with the wrong rx.

I May Destroy You is phenomenally good.

fourth of July is a bullshit as a holiday but the perfect time *for a holiday* because it’s in the summer and you can do summery things like go to the pond or bbq with friends. It is New Year’s Eve but not cold or fraught or depressing. I’m sad to be alone and doing nothing today and hope that next year involves all of the good parts of the holiday and also non-conspiratorial fireworks at the end too

wow. sad cowboy blob is a mood :sadcowblob:

more than anything right now, i would love the chance to see a movie at an old revival house. Like a midnight screening of Stalker at coolidge corner....

last tango in cyberspace 

he really is the futurist dude-itor. imagine that. Like this guy's whole career is selling stories about RFID chips and drones to Men's Fitness en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Steven_K

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last tango in cyberspace 

cover blurb by neil strauss—yes that one! for some reason i thought this author was my dad's age, but he's part of that gen-x "dude-itor" moment....

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last tango in cyberspace 

i can't get over that this is a real book that was released last year.

myspace 

my long abandoned myspace profile has resurfaced. i thought i had deleted it or i might have gone thru it researching my book. or maybe some archives were down that are now back up...who knows.

this was from the photobooth at schubas in chicago. i always thought i looked too severe but the internet boys always liked it (maybe the tie?) so i left it up....hmmm

nothing quite demonstrates how everything can change in an instance like these aggressively quarantine-themed advertisements playing on CNN between protest footage

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