Posts tagged “listicles”

  1. For your more detailed perusal. 1. "The story takes place in a kingdom of lions in Africa, and was influenced by the biblical tales of Joseph and Moses and the Shakespearean play Hamlet." 2. "...despite the protests of Mufasa's hornbill majordomo Zazu." 3. "Jim Cummings as Ed, a dim-witted hyena who does not talk, only communicating through laughter. Cummings also voiced a gopher that talks with Zazu and replaced Irons as Scar in certain lines…

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  2. 10 Reasons Robot Servants Are Going to Change the World

    57 Ways Robot Servants Can Make Your Life Easier

    50 Rejoinders to the Reluctant Adopter of Robot Servants

    30 Tasks Your New Robot Servants Can Do Better Than You

    28 Ways Robot Servants Can Assist Your Cat

    26 Small Ways You Can Help Your Robot Servants Adjust to Your Home

    22 Quirks Robot Servants Manifest Around Your Cat

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  3. Maybe the greatest cat-based listicle of the 21st century.

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    This dad who wrote into Dear Prudie is out of his goddamn mind.

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    Elon Green sat down with Gay Talese, and they went through literally every line of "Frank Sinatra Has a Cold."

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    You can read an excerpt from my contribution to the Hairpin Travel Serial here, and…

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  4. 15. Showing up at someone's house to deliver previously-ordered Girl Scout cookies.

    14. Requesting toilet paper in a public bathroom.

    13. Requesting a tampon in a public bathroom.

    12. Email.

    11. Facebook message.

    10. Facebook chat.

    9. Physical letter (tremendous sense of obligation conveyed).

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  5. 1. Allison Janney's performance as C.J. Cregg on The West Wing. 2. Using the Boer War as a metaphor for things that are really, really old. 3. Informing someone that "flaccid" used to be pronounced "flak-sid," but "flass-id" DOES sound more appropriate given the image it creates. 4. When you are six minutes away from bailing on someone so you can stay home and watch TV, and they cancel on you first. 5. Stevie Wonder's…

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  6. The Mitfords According to Nicole 1. Jessica: "You may not be able to change the world, but at least you can embarrass the guilty." 2. Nancy: “If I had a girl I should say to her, 'Marry for love if you can, it won't last, but it is a very interesting experience and makes a good beginning in life. Later on, when you marry for money, for heaven's sake let it be big money. There…

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  7. ...when she said my male friend had to leave because "gentlemen are required to wear long pants after eight pm," and it was 97 degrees out and the bar was totally empty. Which she had every right to do, because it's a private establishment and she did not set the policy. 1. "This place has a pretty offensive name and logo for a conglomerate owned by a Scottish business dynasty, when you think about it.

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