american idiot

Originally posted on the anti-lifestyle blog:
“D’ya want [incomprehensible noise]?” “Um, I’m sorry, what?” “D’ya want [incomprehensible noise]?” “I’m–um–sorry, one more time?” “D’ya want [incomprehensible noise]?” “I… no. No, thanks.” ? I am in London, in a cafe on Charlotte Street, where I learn in short order that drip coffee is an American thing, and there…

Falling in love and crying: “Professionalism”, gender & emotion

Originally posted on Rachel E. Moss:
[Gawain said:] “Ah, my uncle king Arthur! My good brother Sir Gareth is slain, and so is my brother Sir Gaheris, who were two noble knights.” Then the king and Gawain both wept, and so they fell on swooning. Thomas Malory, Works, ed. Eugene Vinaver (my translation). “Three things happen when…