After the awards were presented in Auckland on Friday night, my wife observed...– Stephen Stratford at Quote Unquote: The NZ Post Book Awards.
Seen in LiveJournal Comments
nfornihilism: For bonus points - the amount of time in between "Grease" and "Pulp Fiction" is now the same length of time since "Forrest Gump" to now.
brokenplanet: You son of a bitch - I can't un-know that.
nfornihilism: YOU WILL HAVE STUDENTS WHO WERE NOT YET BORN WHEN FORREST GUMP CAME OUT ON FILM.
@harvestbird It is my contention that all knitted baby cardies make them look like a sharp dude from the 50s. http://flic.kr/p/8ryoGr @saniac @harvestbird Is that a reference to Sharpies? http://www.abc.net.au/dimensions/dimensions_in_time/Transcripts/s508106.htm @robyngallagher @harvestbird But on the bottom she looks like a Fijian businessman in a pink lavalava.
WTF can’t there be just one style of referencing. What could be more of a...– An anonymous tweeter, whose words I dedicate to my former students.
Writing and not writing →
I take a perfectly healthy specimen of a story and inject it with my own faulty DNA until it’s some horrible shambling Greg zombie, unable to walk any way other than in circles before collapsing on its knees and expiring.
Don Draper as Superman →
Jon Hamm as Draper is the anti-hero, the cheat in a suit, the urbane failure.
And then Holmes speaks for five hours. Now I understand what it must be like to...– Stephen Stratford attends a media function in Hamilton.
Stop telling me “who to follow,” Twitter, and start telling me WHOM....– @finslippy on Twitter.
xkcd vs. New Zealand Universities →
Further to the earlier post, Simon Lyall makes a tabled comparative breakdown. Found via @kaupapa.