‘Sitting at a small wooden table in the Bunker, Assange looked exhausted. His lanky frame was arched over two computers—one of them online, and the other disconnected from the Internet, because it was full of classified military documents. (In the tradecraft of espionage, this is known as maintaining an “air gap.”)’
The New Yorker, No Secrets, by Raffi Khatchadourian, 7 June 2010.
The 5,000 kids in attendance spent their time inside dancing and singing along to Soulja Boy’s hit song “Crank Dat,�? the chorus of which repeats, “Watch me crank that soulja boy, then superman that ho,�? which most young people know is a disgustingly explicit sexual innuendo. Shortly after, the Grenada Middle School cheerleaders performed their catchy cheer “Stop, don’t touch me there! You know this is my no-no square,�? outlining the shape of a box around their shorts.
‘Let’s clear this up once and for all. Being called a “model minority�? is an unwelcome characterization that is damaging and tough to overcome. Why do you think the “old�? model minorities—East Asian Americans—have struggled to shed the label since they were first saddled with it in the 1960s because of “their advanced educations and high earnings.�? ’ — Shiwani Srivastava, ‘Nobody's Model Minority’
I must confess, I have no television, but rent Netflix. When seasons 1 and 2 of 30 Rock became available to watch online, I got addicted. Now I just incessantly play them in the background on my computer while doing housework and have subsequently memorized A LOT of the dialogue. Lame, I know. Meh.