So Hot Right Now: August 2012 →
Songs on napkins, songs in margins, songs for August—all this & more on Charm CIty Jukebox.
Recipe: Bi-Rite's Heirloom Bean Salad w/Roasted... →
Oh yes. I will be making this immediately(ish). I found this while searching for the recipe for Bi-Rite’s Moroccan Cous Cous Salad, which is still a delicious mystery. Do you have that recipe? Send it to me and I’ll make you a mixtape…or some Moroccan Cous Cous Salad. Or a Moroccan cous cous salad THEMED mix tape. Your call.
greek orzo salad
I’ve been craving a summer staple from back home: pasta salad. Not the elbow macaroni/mayonaise/sad carrot sliver kind, but the slippery tri color corkscrew noodles dressed in cold balsamic dressing, studded with hard squares of salty cheese and chunks of vegetables. It tastes like hot weather. I’m not sure it exists outside of obscenely humid Baltimore BBQs, the kind where you mill...
Marissa Mayer, Bus Drivers, and Riding a Horse...
“Can I email you later? I’m in labor.” In “Maternity Leave? More Like a Pause,” a recent article in the New York Times, new mom and consulting firm partner Carmen, recalled sending the quote above as an email while she was in the delivery room, remarking “That…was a fun email to send.” I admire Carmen: her dedication to her job, her strong work ethic, the humor and pleasure she found in sending...
No one knows how Loudon Wainwright and I ended up singing the Heavy D classic...– Top 5 Drinks-with-Musicians Fantasies on Charm City Jukebox
Hollaback! You have the power to end street... →
Great site, great resources. Check it out!
A Sound that Quakes.: leave me alone, or "today in... →
wordydoodles: Reblog to support walking without fearing harassment! asoundthatquakes: I’ve had a really crappy day. I don’t really want to go into it, and it’s not important why it was crappy. But it was. And I feel terrible. And so, I decided to go do one of my favorite things: I took a walk. There are a lot of young people on my block who work for nonprofits, collecting… thanks! also...
soniasaraiya asked: I just wanted to say -- really powerful post on street harassment. It is awful and drives me crazy that we are expected to put up with this just for being women.
leave me alone, or "today in street harassment"
I’ve had a really crappy day. I don’t really want to go into it, and it’s not important why it was crappy. But it was. And I feel terrible. And so, I decided to go do one of my favorite things: I took a walk. There are a lot of young people on my block who work for nonprofits, collecting signatures and donations on my street. I’m sympathetic, I’ve done that kind of...
Our first 24 hours in Tokyo foreshadowed what would occupy our week: food....– Things We Ate While Walking (Tokyo, Japan) via The Spleen
forecast in san francisco
Mazzy Star has other songs?
Okay, I knew this. But I was just listening to “Fade Into Me” for the millionth time and wondering if they had other songs that I would like. They do! Neat. Here’s one of them.