Gynomite’s Reading Room!

December 31, 2011 at 12:01 pm (gynomite's reading room, Uncategorized)

Happy New Year everyone!

Roger Ebert tells you exactly why no one is going to the movies anymore.

Fuck this stupid homophobic calendar. If you’re going to be hate-filled, jesus, please don’t be hack and unfunny too.

Please read this essay from Jonathan Franzen about his relationship of sexy technology, his fear of what likeability is doing to us all, and his love of birdwatching. It’s hands-down one of my favorite things I’ve read all year.

And, since our technology is really just an extension of ourselves, we don’t have to have contempt for its manipulability in the way we might with actual people. It’s all one big endless loop. We like the mirror and the mirror likes us. To friend a person is merely to include the person in our private hall of flattering mirrors.

Here’s a suit that let’s you know what it feels like to be 75 years old.

My former employer did a great video memorializing all the TV shows we’ve lost in 2011.

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