This is so fucking badass.
1. All lending is bad because risk has downsides.
2. Student loans are bad because no one guarantees you a job.
3. Student loans are racist because lots of the loans go to black people, who have had trouble getting hired for NOT RACISM JUST COINKYDINK reasons since 1776.
4. Even though the college degree is still a net benefit after exorbitant cost on average, it’s “predatory” to offer that money at subsidized interest rates to kids.
5. Colleges steal to overpay tenure track professors and build unnecessary buildings, which is what potential students find attractive in the first place and base their selection on.
Nautical archeologist was basically one of the few available options I had coming out of college, so idk what this about.
Surprisingly, perfectionists are often procrastinators, as they can tend to think “I don’t have the right skills or resources to do this perfectly now, so I won’t do it at all.”
woah look it’s me
This was posted around the dorms last year when the whole city of 10 million was covered in a white smog so thick that I could barely make out the plants on my balcony. In the end, did CCTV decide that it was the result of environmental terrorism in Hanyang (汉阳） or smoke from wheat fires from the in the north? Either way, blame beijing, right…? I guess…?
Oh, the days before pm 2.5.
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OH. OK. THANKS. the fuck kind of tracking info is this.
“I want my kids to look back and say, ‘Mama played it smart. Not like those other reality TV people.’”
- Honey Boo Boo’s June “Mama” Shannon, who put most of the show’s earnings in a trust fund for her four daughters and granddaughter, to TMZ
Honey Boo Boo (real name: Alana Thompson), 7, makes about $15,000 to $20,000 per episode. That money, mom said, is placed in the girls’ trust accounts by TLC and she simply receives a statement informing her of the amount.
The family bills, she added, get paid by her husband Sugarbear’s job as a contractor. Their biggest splurge since their TV success thus far has been a 2005 Ford Expedition SUV.
“You’re never gonna see me drive a Range Rover or a Mercedes,” she said. “I’ll drive one if someone else pays for it. Never gonna live above my means.”
I told y’all. She knows what’s up. For everyone suggesting that the Boo Boo family (as I’mma be referring to them as from here on out) are being taken advantage of, suck it. While this really only shows that Mama June has financial sense (which we already gleaned from the woman’s grade-a couponing), it suggests a general awareness. They’re conscious of their audiences’ pre-conceived notions and persisting judgements. They play up the elements that make them watchable. They’re performers. Those who pity them are doing so in a way that positions them as circus animals, sad in their misattributing the positive reinforcement they receive to respect. Also, those of you who suggest that this is a new low in lowest common denominator entertainment, eugh. That’s another post, but it’ll mostly be about you, Fresh Air contributor David Bianculli.
Sen. Dick Durbin, after Mitch McConnell’s latest scheme blew up in his face. McConnell introduced legislation today that would allow the president to unilaterally raise the debt limit, suspecting that Democrats wouldn’t have the guts to vote for it. When it became clear that Democrats did indeed have the votes to pass the bill with a simple majority, McConnell filibustered it, preventing its passage. The United States Senate, ladies and gentlemen. source (via shortformblog)
Are you fucking serious with this shit
Yeah. This sounds about right.
“Pim, a sensitive blond 14 year-old, has the good taste to fall in love with Gino, his dark haired 17 year-old motorcycle-riding neighbor. Because they’re in Belgium, Pim’s yearning progresses beyond poetic, mopey, dew-spangled tormet to actual sex. How fun was that!!! Let’s do it again! But when Gino falls for a girl, he follows her to another town. And sad Pim starts dreaming about Zoltan, the carnival worker. Then Gino comes back… After winning festival prizes in Canada and Europe, North Sea Texas finally opens today in the US. The LA and Pasadena shows are on, but the NYC screening in Chelsea is still dark. Check here for updates. Trailer after the jump.”
Solid film. Check it out, y’all.