Every Every Every Generation Has Been the Me Me Me Generation

New York, August 23, 1976: “The ‘Me’ Decade and the Third Great Awakening.” Tom Wolfe opened this story with a sobering account of some kind of Los Angeles thing in which a couple hundred people got together and pressed “the reset button” on something that really bothered them, and for one lady, that thing was hemorrhoids. “In her experience lies the explanation of certain grand puzzles of the 1970s, a period that will come to be known as the Me Decade.”

via Every Every Every Generation Has Been the Me Me Me Generation – Elspeth Reeve – The Atlantic Wire.

Duh. Every day is me day.


Psychiatrist’s Notes

via What Did Our Psychiatrist Just Jot Down? | The Onion – America’s Finest News Source.


the internet will steal your raccoon if you aren’t careful

In the days before online video, a long-bearded man dancing with his pet raccoon to Aretha Franklin on his porch in rural Tennessee would have gone unnoticed, just one weird blissful moment in a world full of them. But Mark “Coonrippy” Brown’s clip (above) of him dancing with his four-legged companion Gunshow has gone viral viral since he posted it in July 2012, racking up more than 1 million views on YouTube and attracting so much attention it was featured on The Tonight Show and Good Morning America, which are like YouTube for old people.

via The Government Took This Man’s Raccoon Away Because of a Viral Video | VICE United States.

..it was featured on The Tonight Show and Good Morning America, which are like YouTube for old people” = one of the best things I’ve read in awhile