Posts by: Stephen Elliott
The Principal of Durham Academy sent out a video announcing school would be closed due to bad weather, to the tune of Vanilla Ice!...more
A Texas newsman on Michael Sam, the best defensive player in the best conference, coming out as gay before the NFL Draft:...more
This video is inspiring and amazing....more
We came across this song yesterday and can’t get enough of it. Birds and Bees by Snailhouse....more
Grantland’s editor in Chief, Bill Simmons, apologizes for the article in Grantland outing Dr. Essay Anne Vanderbilt as a transwoman. The apology seems sincere but is hard to accept since the outing seems to have led directly to Vanderbilt’s suicide. It’s so sad and fucked up....more
Apparently this track was on Girls this week. It’s just a song we like....more
I started writing The Daily Rumpus email December 8, 2008, over a month before the actual launch of The Rumpus website. I didn’t think I’d be writing them still more than five years later. Here are the first five....more
There’s a new Kickstarter reward for The Happy Baby Post Production fundraiser called The Small Signed Library Award.
It’s collection of books signed by their authors including books from Meg Wolitzer, Brian Spears, Nick Flynn, Philipp Meyer, Aimee Bender, Melissa Febos, Anthony Swofford, Rick Moody, Steve Almond, Matthew Zapruder, Claire Bidwell Smith, Jonathan Ames, Susan Orlean, Doug Powell, and Cheryl Strayed....more
Happy Baby, the first movie produced by The Rumpus, has just launched a kickstarter to raise post-production funds....more
How about all the quotes from The Royal Tenenbaum’s Mr. Pagoda:...more
A study of how older teenagers use social media has found Facebook is “not just on the slide, it is basically dead and buried” and being replaced by simpler social networks such as Twitter and Snapchat....more
We don’t usually feature Britney Spears content, but when performed by Alina Simone maybe it’s time for an exception....more
Wal-Mart is asking workers and customers to donate food for its needy employees.
“Please donate food items so associates in need can enjoy Thanksgiving dinner,” reads a sign accompanied by several plastic bins.
The Cleveland Plain Dealer first reported on the food drive, which has sparked outrage in the area.
Join us for The Rumpus/Guernica Holiday Spectacular in New York City, December 9, 7 to 11pm.
Co-Hosted by Buzzfeed Books.
Featuring music by Alina Simone, readings from Geoff Dyer and Saeed Jones, and comedy by Janine Brito.
Plus, the world’s greatest Secret Santa....more