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smart moves
favorited 5 times, recently by peanut_mcgillicuty, luckyveronica, tilde, lakersfan1222, spunweb
Ask MeFi post - 3 weeks ago

Procrastination is maybe a way to acknowledge that what you're supposed to do (the work that's to be done) doesn't really matter more than the stuff you're wasting your time actually doing. That little monkey is a lot wiser than it seems.... [more]
favorited 2 times, recently by timshel, spacewaitress
MeFi comment - Last month

Focusing on the weaknesses
favorited 1 time, recently by Rabarberofficer
Ask MeFi post - 2 months ago

I used to look for interesting people (writers, artists...) who didn't have children, and tried to find their views on being childless. It was often surprising, and comforting.... [more]
favorited 2 times, recently by hush, cwarmy
Ask MeFi comment - 3 months ago

No, please, I came here to avoid la quenelle. You can't turn the radio on or attend a christmas dinner without being lectured about this. "He should be allowed (Dieudonné) to state what's on his mind / you can't tell a joke... [more]
favorited 2 times, recently by Stonestock Relentless, fraula
MeFi comment - 3 months ago

Listening to such a piece... this is my idea of a good time. Thanks. [more]
favorited 1 time, recently by billiebee
Music comment - 3 months ago

easy on the bawdy
favorited 15 times, recently by drunkonthemoon, hypercaffeinemia, sary
Ask MeFi post - 4 months ago

Great stuff ! Thanks ! [more]
favorited 1 time, recently by Tom-B
MeFi comment - 4 months ago

My wife was in the USSR before it crumbled apart. The things that she misses to this day are the total absence of advertising in the streets and the simplicity of doing shopping in specialized centers (Kitchen house, Clothing house) which didn't have... [more]
favorited 2 times, recently by jabah, dgran
MeFi comment - 4 months ago

Cool. These days I really think a lot about art as a way to heal, live, breathe, uplift, share, connect. Thanks. [more]
favorited 1 time, recently by deantrippe
MeFi comment - 4 months ago

I don't know, maybe Escape from New York is right ? [more]
favorited 1 time, recently by bleep
Ask MeFi comment - 4 months ago

Django
favorited 46 times, recently by meta87, lemuring
MeFi post - 5 months ago

English speaking countries history
favorited 8 times, recently by xicana63, ssri, jgirl, sweetkid, mibo, chainsofreedom, third word on a random page, drunkonthemoon
Ask MeFi post - 6 months ago

I don't think that offering a house tour would be considered normal here (France) outside of friends or neighbours unless you've some recent refurbishing to show. But I can come up with something that French people find peculiar in the states (not in... [more]
favorited 1 time, recently by Bwithh
MeFi comment - 6 months ago

And of course : m-base stuff. [more]
favorited 1 time, recently by dfan
Ask MeFi comment - 6 months ago

IAmBroom: "Color me shocked. A rich and powerful quasi-dictator caught a sexy, young, celebrity for a wife? I wonder how he managed to catch her eye.." His musk got her in a daze.... [more]
favorited 1 time, recently by feste
MeFi comment - 6 months ago

I was a hipster back in the day but I didn't know it then. Now all I know is that I'm not doing all that cool stuff anymore. I'm just lame. Ironically lame.... [more]
favorited 2 times, recently by dialetheia, Tom-B
MeFi comment - 6 months ago

I don't know what you're really looking for, but you could check the Collège de France website. It's cool. [more]
favorited 1 time, recently by nat
Ask MeFi comment - 6 months ago

lullaby
favorited 8 times, recently by AnTilgangs, Potomac Avenue
Music post - 7 months ago

Wow, the feeling sure looks mutual (I like the way Hiroshi dances). I've just watched your solo version too (you're playing the drums) and it's real nice to see the different ways you handle this song in both contexts. Great !... [more]
favorited 1 time, recently by flapjax at midnite
Music comment - 7 months ago

Wow, there's no need to infantilize the teacher. She doesn't seem to think that some things aren't within direct control. [more]
favorited 1 time, recently by Thoth
MeFi comment - 7 months ago

That's great. Lucky guys. St Benedictus looks amazingly like C3PO and St Friedrich strikes a pose that makes him as hot as a skeleton can get. Thank you, this is amazing.... [more]
favorited 1 time, recently by Katjusa Roquette
MeFi comment - 7 months ago

Soul Love
favorited 2 times, recently by madamjujujive, TwoWordReview
Music post - 7 months ago

Too late to post the link ? Soul Love. [more]
favorited 1 time, recently by scody
Music comment - 7 months ago

That's the third time I'm listening to your version, and I get a little deeper into it each time. Your grooves are as hypnotic as they usually are. [more]
favorited 1 time, recently by flapjax at midnite
Music comment - 7 months ago

Boy, I'm a sucker for every piece of open-ended footage with Waits in it. Thanks ! [more]
favorited 2 times, recently by squasha, sarcasticah
MeFi comment - 7 months ago

Is there a reliable benchmark to evaluate if you've wasted your time ? Don't think so... I can remember a younger me comparing himself to other people and feeling so bad because he had wasted so much time. Now it seems to me that I haven't had that... [more]
favorited 1 time, recently by Basque13
Ask MeFi comment - 7 months ago

Edgewise: "It seems like it should be a gimmick, but for me, sometimes the addition of color brought a breathtaking immediacy to photos of things that felt a bit lost to history. In particular, that colorized photo of the capitol in... [more]
favorited 2 times, recently by Edgewise, SpecialSpaghettiBowl
MeFi comment - 7 months ago

As a French native speaker, I have to say that it's definitely worth it. How could I read Metafilter otherwise ? [more]
favorited 10 times, recently by Proofs and Refutations, lazaruslong, mumimor, asperity, ocherdraco, rabbitrabbit, leotrotsky, Segundus, Foci for Analysis, jph
MeFi comment - 7 months ago

That's great... but to me he should just stay away from that daughter / sex area. The Internet doesn't make it his business. [more]
favorited 3 times, recently by Katjusa Roquette, officer_fred, ShawnStruck
MeFi comment - 8 months ago

smoothing those rough edges
favorited 19 times, recently by goodbyewaffles, pickingoutathermos, moira, iffley, redfoxtail, onoclea, Iteki, trigger, cocoagirl, LobsterMitten, ifjuly, snsranch, monkeys with typewriters, wenestvedt, Wretch729, MidSouthern Mouth, Melismata, pineappleheart, wiskunde
Ask MeFi post - 8 months ago

If you want to check the current state of la chanson française and maybe also a little instrumental music from the hexagonal scene, why not listen to Le pont des artistes (music, songs, interviews, it's a saturday night live show). If you... [more]
favorited 2 times, recently by zeri, matildaben
Ask MeFi comment - 8 months ago

learn on your own
favorited 13 times, recently by fritillary, pupstocks, cmoj, dreamingviolet, Opposite George, viggorlijah, SuperSquirrel, Reverend John, ocherdraco, runrunrun, HFSH, catchingsignals, emkelley
Ask MeFi post - 9 months ago

You could start with posts tagged with Loop / Loops. I don't have any fancy way to use my looper. I plug my guitar in, and add layer after layer. [more]
favorited 1 time, recently by grog
Music comment - 9 months ago

I never listened much to The Beatles (obviously, it doesn't mean that I didn't know most of their songs) but recently, as I'm more and more into playing songs with my guitar, I've bought the complete Beatles chord songbook. It's amazing what you can... [more]
favorited 2 times, recently by You Can't Tip a Buick, Miko
MeFi comment - 10 months ago

Reminds me of a sentence by lanza Del Vasto : "obviousness is what you can only learn from yourself". BTW, I've just found out that Dennett worked with Douglas Hofstadter. Another interesting post, thanks !... [more]
favorited 2 times, recently by Anima Mundi, subdee
MeFi comment - 10 months ago

What was funny was that being aware of the fact that they were obsessed with people's opinion, GR went into the main room and shouted that there was a problem (frozen food / tips). Kinda snap therapy.... [more]
favorited 1 time, recently by ShawnStruck
MeFi comment - 11 months ago

House for sale
favorited 1 time, recently by Tchad
Ask MeFi post - 11 months ago

Tasty
favorited 26 times, recently by asciident, riddler, shiggins, contessa, zorrine, Ellemeno, notcomputersavvy06, safetyfork, fizzix, ThaBombShelterSmith, kjell, LobsterMitten, la petite marie, corn_bread, Specklet, good day merlock, Stephanie Duy, moxiequz, misha, awesomebrad, jennstra, torisaur
Ask MeFi post - Last year

Thanks, Flapjax, I've never watched Big Time... The first vid is from Tom Waits' s appearance at ACL I guess. [more]
favorited 1 time, recently by Kitteh
MeFi comment - Last year

Azureus is great. But I think that you're downloading material that has been transformed through some kind of rip or transfer. It's sounds like it has been damaged during the tranfer itself : the fact that no one is complaining is maybe a sign that... [more]
favorited 4 times, recently by eatcake, zarq
Ask MeFi comment - Last year

she's sleeping
favorited 1 time, recently by Pronoiac
Music post - Last year

workshop
favorited 2 times, recently by Pronoiac
Music post - Last year

spanish cakes
favorited 1 time, recently by Pronoiac
Music post - Last year

old french song
favorited 8 times, recently by Pronoiac, immlass
Music post - Last year

vamp
favorited 1 time, recently by Pronoiac
Music post - Last year

rabo de nube
favorited 2 times, recently by Pronoiac
Music post - Last year

They should also apologize for reminding someone who, thanks to the balm of oblivion, doesn't even remember their name or face, of their existence by another self indulgent bombastic gesture.... [more]
favorited 2 times, recently by Coatlicue, Renoroc
MeFi comment - Last year

check this. [more]
favorited 2 times, recently by Pope Xanax IV
MeFi comment - Last year

I don't belieeeve it ! Thanks ! [more]
favorited 1 time, recently by kuppajava
MeFi comment - Last year

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