Work in Progress

So, I originally made this blog to post excerpts from my book... that didn't work out. So, in lieu of that, enjoy gaming, comics, Adventure Time, and a whole lot more.

The New and Improved SAT

newyorker:

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In light of the College Board’s recent changes to the SAT, some humorous alternative vocabulary questions: http://nyr.kr/RpVqeO

Directions: Match the italicized slanty word or phrase with its meaning.

1. Mike, like, likes Emily, but not like that. The best meaning of “like” is:

a) you know
b) um
c) similar to
d) derives pleasure from
e) lolz

Photograph by Thomas Barwick.

(Source: newyorker.com)

Urgent security update

staff:

Bad news. A major vulnerability, known as “Heartbleed,” has been disclosed for the technology that powers encryption across the majority of the internet. That includes Tumblr.

We have no evidence of any breach and, like most networks, our team took immediate action to fix the issue.

But this…

Anonymous asked: What's a word for the feeling you get when you know you'll never be in this same place & same situation again? Not really wistfulness or nostalgia, but something more specific to that feeling.

word-stuck:

ichi-go ichi-e (一期一会)

(n. Japanese)

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lit.“one time, one meeting”; often translated as ”for this time only”, “never again”, or ”one chance in a lifetime

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an encounter that only happens once in a lifetime, reminding us to treasure every moment, for it will never recur

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In the context of Japanese tea ceremony, “一期一会” reminds participants that each single tea meeting is unique that will never recur in one’s lifetime, therefore, each moment should be treated with the utmost sincerity.

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All we have is today, so let’s live it to the fullest.”

mallius:

We at Ramsey’s Landscaping & Florist take the end of the world very seriously: prepare your anuses for war, gentlemen!

(via cockbitestudios)

There’s an old saying: the dead will have their revenge. It will have blood, they say. Blood will have blood.

Banishment cannot stop me. For all your triumph now, know this, Righteous, Red, Fool - I will return, and I will repay you hundredfold for what you have done.

(Source: yinxiing, via cockbitestudios)

themumblybee:

BECAUSE YOU LOOK LIKE A FUCKING ROAD, WASH. YOU’RE GRAY WITH A YELLOW STRIPE DOWN THE MIDDLE OF YOU. WHAT THE FUCK DID YOU EXPECT.

(Source: epsilonss, via churchalpha)