John Green's tumblr: The Commencement Address →
fishingboatproceeds: Some people have asked to read the commencement address I delivered this morning to the 2013 graduates of Butler University. So here it is. My own commencement speaker, who shall remain nameless, began with a lame joke about how these speeches only come in two varieties: Short and bad. This… Read more …
John McWhorter: Txtng is killing language. JK!!!
A Study In Emerald Board Game
neil-gaiman: The very first board game based on the work of Neil Gaiman! ‘A Study in Emerald’ the board game takes as its inspiration the world conjured up by Neil Gaiman in the award winning short story. This is an alternative reality where fiction has become fact. The Old Ones have not only returned but have been ruling the earth for centuries. Opposition is rising, though, as humanity fights...
Some humans would do anything to see if it was possible to do it. If you put a...– Thief of Time (2002), Terry Pratchett (via thecoppercow)
The public library is the most dangerous place in town.– John Ciardi (via geopoetry)
Perhaps they were right putting love into books. Perhaps it could not live...– William Faulkner (via bookporn)
Colorado sees first 4/20 in era of pot...
shortformblog: 80Kmarijuana smokers expected to celebrate 4/20 out in the open in Denver, Colorado today, the first such day in the state’s new era of legalized cannabis use. The consequence? Cops surrounding the event won’t be looking to make arrests or citations — rather, they’ll be focused on security in the aftermath of last week’s Boston marathon bombing. Which feels, frankly, like finally...