There are no Amtrak trains running through Sylmar →
lafd: There are no Amtrak trains running through Sylmar This is the title of my favorite Raymond Carver short story.
Car Advice Wanted. Thanks In Advance, Internet!
Since someone ran a red light and totaled my 2006 Accord last week, I’ve been driving around in a dope Focus from the good people at Enterprise. But soon I’m getting some cash from the insurance, they’ll pay off my car loan, and I’ll have about 4 grand to put down on another car. I hate buying cars. Cars really don’t mean shit to me. I mean, I’d like to have...
Back to Basics
Steve: The tumblr "Just Blowjobs" really isn't.
Me: Blowjobs seem to be the jumping-off point. Fair enough.
Steve: I do NOT approve of them going so far afield. It's like when Metallica used a full orchestra. It's like, Get back to basics, Lars! But, you know, with blowjobs.
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“Wow. Just… wow.”
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Though I think Prop. 8 is despicable in both its aims and the way it was funded and advertised, I’m not yet quite sure how I feel about this, targeting businesses because of their owners’ political views. However, I am willing to never go to El Coyote again, if only because the food is fucking terrible. (Also, the claim that she donated “through her church” and an offer of...
whitewhine: “A kid with the same name as me died in a car accident this week and it is messing up my Google Alerts.” -Whine by Alexander An oncologist in the UK with my name keeps writing books and giving lectures about saving people and stuff. And yes, it does sometimes annoy me.
The day after my accident I walked on sore legs to the Enterprise dealership and was given a Ford Focus to drive until I figured out my next move, vehicle-wise. My shoulder is getting worse but I can turn my neck almost all of the way to the right, so, progress. My car was the next day declared “a total loss” and so I went down to the collision center underneath the giant digital...