riceballface:

Print I did for convention!!

bastian-podolski:

Philipp Lahm presenting the new German Away jersey

Yet I also suspected that what I was seeing was but a part of the truth and perhaps not even the most important part; beneath these faces, these clothes, accents, rudeness, was power and sorrow, both unadmitted, unrealised, the power of inventors, the sorrow of the disconnected.
Giovanni’s Room (James Baldwin)

hammer-c:

from the album ‘SAMMI’ by Hong Kong artist SAMMI CHENG 鄭秀文 in winter 1994

chrryblssmninja:

McDonald’s Japan World Cup specials:

Japan Burger: Soccer imprint bun atop  beef mince cutlet

France Burger: Chicken Cordon Bleu and Camembert sauce, soft French bun

Brazil Burger: BBQ Beef between soccer imprint buns, with a little paprika (“for a Latin taste” it says. aw man)

German Burger: Pork Schnitzel with potato fingers and roasted onions, mushrooms cooked in Champignon sauce (Champignon mushrooms?)

Spanish Omelet Muffin: Omelet cooked with spinach and paprika, sandwiched with Romesco sauce (tomato paste and paprika and almond)

Italian Risotto Balls (Tomato or Squid Ink): Cheese sauce inside fried risotto balls. The tomato risotto is cooked with garlic and herbs.

Japan McFloat/McFreeze: Blue Lemonade

Chicken Nugget sauces: Italian basil cheese or German Wurst Curry

Holland McFloat/McFreeze: Passion (Fruit) Orange

Belgium McFlurry: Waffle Chocolate

France McFlurry: Crème brûlée

WHAT A GAME. WHAT A DAY. WOW. I DID NOT SEE THAT COMING. DID YOU?

Highlight quote of the day!

Me: Who knows which country is to the north of the USA?

Child 1: (confidently) Los Angeles

Me: …I’m sorry to say that is a city and not a country.  Anyone else have an idea?

Child 2: (confidently) Hollywood

Me:

I never thought the day would come when I had to search for:

'Wayne Rooney Chibi Cartoon'

I don’t think this article talks about anything new or groundbreaking about the A’s but it is written very concisely and coherently, making it an easy read.  Also, the audience Posnaski has in mind is wide in scope, ranging from those who are fans to those who merely come across the As as some underdog, luck-is-on-their-side team that happened to sweep theirs under the rug.