Tuesday, April 24, 2007

Roundup


What's going on at some of our favorite sites this very second?

At Electric Warrior, Raquel Laneri struggles with the frivolity of fashion: is it wrong to write about beautiful clothes, let alone buy them? "But 400 dollars for something you could wear probably every day if you wanted? That would probably last you several years? …I think it might be worth it…"

Evan Thomas announces a charity auction on eBay in support of her friend Megan, who has big medical bills from her cancer treatment. Available items include everything from a Toyota muffler to a denim purse to size-nine pink wedge heels a doll, clothes, and lots and lots of other car parts.

The Old Hag advertises a fun lit event happening tonight at the New School's Tishman Auditorium in NYC.

Garrison Keilor tells a visitor what to do while in Saint Paul.

Daniel Radosh touts The Week, which has its current issue free online.

McSweeney's has begun posting delightful entries from runners-up in its Fitzgerald writing prompt contest.

We like the voice/brain behind Sleeper, who this week sleeps outside and lives to tell all about it.

What are you cooking tonight? For inspiration, visit the Tiny Banquet Committee.

The brilliant ZP over at I Hate The New Yorker cracks up over cartoon descriptions.

The Satorialist, who photographs stylish passersby on city streets, is in Milan this week, where nobody wears jeans.

Carolita Johnson, cartoonist extraordinaire, on her latest cartoon in The New Yorker.

4 Comments:

Anonymous The Car Geek said...

I was one of those who purchased a Toyota mufflers on that charity auction on ebay.... Come to think of it, it is really helpful to most people the information technology such as the internet to say what they feel and give information to help others and it is not new that someone will wonder what is happening on every web sites at this very moment...

1:40 AM  
Blogger Raquel Laneri said...

Thanks for the shout-out. I am glad you are back!

9:47 PM  
Blogger zp said...

Belated, but I had no idea Daniel Radosh edited The Week. I love The Week!! Someday I am going to buy my own subscription rather than read the one in my friend's bathroom.

His "about" page needs some editing though - "DANIEL RADOSH is a contributing editor (at) The Week."

Could you mention it to him, maybe?

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