If you’re going to take a risk as a comic, make sure it’s surrounded...– Fred Willard, in Esquire
I also think it is time for people to start admitting that what they say...– Gabe weighs in on Louis CK weighing in on Tracy Morgan. (via marathonpacks)
the everyday baroque
In the city of Chihuahua, some friends of a friend who worked in the Santa Eulalia Mine sold Belascoarán two sticks of stolen dynamite, promising him that though they were a little bent, they were good. Since he had some daylight left, he went to ruminate in the little plaza in front of the cathedral, where the statue of an irresponsible conquistador pointed his finger at the ground, saying,...
All he could do now was wait for the revolution
He had to move fast, make up for the time he’d wasted. Half an hour later he stepped into the main offices of Vallina and Associates, Accountants, stared in greeting at Vallina-and-Associates-Accountants (which, like God, was merely a single individual with a triple identity), and asked if he’d finished his review of the Costa family’s financial records. Vallina handed a...
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marathonpacks: zmedelegantdiningroompackanimal: The entire newspaper side of Season Five was a failure. Perhaps because of Simon’s own connection to it? But instead of exploring a culture by following intriguing characters around, the show erected a few facile bodies, peppered the place with sedentary cameos, spent at least half its time whining about budget cuts. You’d think a show that...