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jrb

Twentysomething historian.

On The Seventies, Before New Jersey Was New Jersey

<3 you, Balk.

Posted on August 5, 2013 at 1:33 pm 0

On Your Street Probably Smells Like Semen Right Now—But It Might Not Next Spring

I'm sure this is great, but that first sentence is a doozy.

Posted on April 9, 2013 at 9:45 pm 1

On Hi, What Have You Guys Been Up To?

In internet years, The Awl is Mel Gibson in Forever Young.

Posted on March 21, 2013 at 2:51 pm 0

On New York City to Ban Awls

Listicle Without Caloric Value

Posted on March 13, 2013 at 12:11 pm 0

On Man Finally Gets Around To Book From 2010

I didn't read this post.

Posted on February 22, 2013 at 12:47 pm 0

On Tomorrow's Right Wing "Obama Oral Sex Joke" Talking Point Today

And the Drudge link goes to... POLITICO! Thanks for playing, folks.

Posted on June 7, 2012 at 10:39 am 2

On The NYC Restaurant Grade App

My mom has this as one of the five bookmarks on her web browser's toolbar. She visits it daily to browse -- not to consult, but browse!

This morning, I emailed her the Times story about punitive violations, such as a 7-point deduction for napkins shorter than the knives and forks. She shot back that exposed utensils could cause contamination. I believe she is writing a letter.

So, in other words, don't use this app. Call my mom.... Wait, no, I mean....

Posted on March 8, 2012 at 3:48 pm 0

On Guys Who Sang That "Da-Da-Da" Song Old

@LondonLee It's ovah an done wit, IT'S OVAH. IT'S OVAH.

Posted on March 5, 2012 at 9:02 pm 0

On Valentine's #1 Songs: A Chart

[Debates with self over proper placement of Shaggy's "It Wasn't Me."]

Posted on February 13, 2012 at 5:36 pm 0