I Nearly Destroyed This Dragster And Now I Respect Drag Racing


Let’s just get this out of the way right off the bat: I’m an idiot. I’m a big dumb idiot who made a stupid mistake and got lucky that something really bad didn’t happen. I’m hoping I can use my idiocy for some good, though, and dispel some myths about drag racing.

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Yukari Iwatani Kane's "Haunted Empire" is as bad as you've heard.

I read the first paragraph of this except on Re/code and it literally stopped me in my tracks. I had to reread it several times to make absolutely sure I was getting the full effect of The Stupid. Here it is:

On the evening after the first iPhone went on sale, a couple dozen visiting designers from Samsung were dining at a Korean barbecue restaurant in San Francisco called Hanuri when a friend showed up with the device.

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Mom TV Show quote

The show Mom is not very good but I watch it (and fast forward any scenes she’s not in) because I adore Alison Janney.

Latest episode had this exchange that cracked me up:

Daughter Christy (Anna Faris): “I’m surprised you two were able to stop fighting long enough to be able to conceive me.”

Mom Bonnie (Allison Janney): “We didn’t.”

Christy: “How does that work?”

Bonnie: “How do you think?… Read the rest