Entries by Anne Laurie

Lazy Weekend Open Thread: “Nothing is sacred on the Internet, not even a wedding”

So it turns out that Sean Parker, Facebook billionaire of the multi-million-dollar “Tolkien-inspired” wedding, is not going to take our callow, ill-informed internet mockery quietly! Reports Kevin Roose, at NYMag: … Parker is so upset about his cruel treatment at the media’s hands that he wrote a 9,500-word essay-manifesto for TechCrunch detailing, at great length, […]

Friday Recipe Exchange: Cold Salads, Part Deux

From our Food Goddess, TaMara: It’s been over 100 degrees most of this week and when that happens, I want only two things: cold fruits and cold vegetables. Okay and maybe some ice cream, but we already did that post. So it seemed like a good time to revisit cold salads. Coleslaw and pasta were […]

Friday Evening Open Thread

(Scott Meyer’s website) . Who wants to complain about their local weather? Today was only in the low 80s but the dewpoint was in the “oppressive” range, ergo, “tropical” — a word that should never be used to describe the Boston area. It’s been alternating between mizzle and thunder most of the week, and is […]

Late Night Open Thread: Again, with the Projection

Courtesy of several commentors, Americablog shares “the most unfortunate anti-gay logo and slogan in the history of politics“: It’s official: Either their ad agency really hates them, or these guys just can’t stop thinking about gay sexual innuendo. Maybe both! Details & video at the link (I’d almost managed to put the 2M4M campaign out […]

Open Thread: Stux in the Net

Another triumph for bipartisanship? Michael Isikoff (past credits), at the NBC News website: Legal sources tell NBC News that the former second ranking officer in the U.S. military is now the target of a Justice Department investigation into a politically sensitive leak of classified information about a covert U.S. cyber attack on Iran’s nuclear program. […]