The original post for this episode can be found here. John August: Hello and welcome. My name is John August. Craig Mazin: Hello and welcome. My name is Craig Mazin. John: And this is episode 189 of Scriptnotes, a podcast about screenwriting and things that are interesting to screenwriters. I almost forgot the name of […]
This is James. He shared a bike lane with me today on Sweet Auburn Avenue in Atlanta, when I was out shooting for my A Streetcar Named Aspire photo essay. He asked me where I got The Little Blue Bike Bell. He said he needed to get himself one of those. Show More Summary
Grab a seat on the Brew Bus 101. Just leave room for the company mascot: a 78-pound bulldog named Meatball. I jumped in my car early one recent Sunday morning. My destination: Ventura, California, a picturesque tourist town on the California coast, a major destination for city day trippers. Show More Summary
Name: Atticus Location: United States When designing Atticus' nursery we dreamt of something neutral with pops of color. We also wanted to stay true to our own style, creating a room that we would love to spend time in that was both mature but also fun and baby appropriate. Show More Summary
The community standards still fail users who don't answer to their legal names -- for reasons Facebook can't ignore
Reader Craig asked, I would like to start opening up credit cards for my wife, but don’t want to need to have two separate user names to track for each of the banks. Any way to combine to make tracking easier? Managing myriad frequent flyer accounts, and credit card accounts, can get complicated. Show More Summary
I love you. You’re my best friend and I want to spend the rest of my life with you. [Insert name here] will you grow fat and old with me?
What are you supposed to call a professor? Her first name? “Professor”? “Mrs.” or “Ms.”? “Doctor”? Or, my students’ perennial favorite email honorific, “Hi”? The complexity of this answer—the innumerable rules...Show More Summary
All right, so you’ve seen how I assembly-lined these buggers, but what did the guests see? First, they saw their names and addresses in my handwriting, Mrs. Turkey–style. (If they were a real human and not an address I made … read m...
When Turnover released the first single off of their forthcoming LP Peripheral Vision a few weeks ago, we named it one of the best songs of the week based on the sheer weight of its emotionalism. “Cutting My Fingers Off” is a desperate, lonely indulgence in nostalgic, its yearning shot down by the Virginia-based band’s […]
Sounds like: Jesse Newman, Peter Gabriel, Kraftwerk, Joy Division Song: John Metcalfe - Gold, Green What's so good? John Metcalfe's got one of those names that sticks in my head. Maybe it's because I've inadvertently listened to one of his arrangements, given he's worked with "A-list" acts like Peter Gabriel. Show More Summary
I take after my mother: not great at remembering the names of things, but a meticulous logger of my emotional inventory. My mother once referred to my roommate “Alyssa” as “Alys--manda?” for an entire year. Still, she was able to sense...Show More Summary
(Had another headline in mind but wanted to have a word with an Umlaut in there.) “My friend, Autumn, just got a new puppeh and gave me permission to send her prosh photos in. Her name is Sjöfn Skye, after the Norse goddess of affection/reconciliation. She is a Blue Merle Australian Shepherd and is 7 […]
Yes, buying store brands is a great way to save money on your grocery bill — but the truth is, sometimes you’re better off sticking with the name brand product. Long-time readers who have been following my blog probably know that, since my first store brand challenge in 2009, I’ve conducted more than a dozen […]
One of my longstanding fears is that my retirement will see me living on the street, homeless and destitute. As it turns out, my fear is far from unique. In fact, it even has a name: Bag Lady Syndrome. According to a poll by Allianz Life Insurance, 49% of American women fear ending up a bag lady,...
When I wrote my post about 'Accidents Will Happen' I was reminded about the track of the same name by Elvis Costello from 1979.
German authorities have yet to find a suicide note from Andreas Lubitz, the pilot who apparently crashed a Germanwings jet carrying 150 people last week, but over the weekend a portrait emerged of the 27-year-old as a man suffering from vision problems – possibly a detached retina – and psychological... More »
I saw so much over the last few days, my head is swimming with ideas - which I guess is the point of NCECA. I took a bunch of photos, but I need to go through them and attach the correct names to the works, and then I can share them....Show More Summary
BERLIN (Reuters) - The co-pilot suspected of deliberately crashing an airliner, killing 150 people, had told his girlfriend he was planning a spectacular gesture so "everyone will know my name", a German daily said on Saturday.
Karrueche Tran's name has been thrust into the spotlight -- for better or for worse -- due to her relationship with R&B singer Chris Brown. Now she's addressing the hurt and betrayal she feels with Iyanla Vanzant on her OWN reality show, 'Fix My Life,' Saturday night (March 28). Continue reading…