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Dan Weiss’s Morning Coffee

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(Dan Weiss is out on tour with his band The Yellow Dress. He’ll be back on August 3rd.) It’s dubious whether these parents read either book. It’s not personal, it’s just privileged. Fact-checking the infamous nail salon story. Being bored in literature. A professor warns students away from the University of Wisconsin. Roxane Gay on the […]

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Dan Weiss’s Morning Coffee

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(Dan Weiss is out on tour with his band The Yellow Dress. He’ll be back on August 3rd.) China’s army is waging a war on foot odor. The US Postal Service might be in trouble for re-creating a famous stamp. Please stop trying to take selfies with bison. You don’t have a right to privacy […]

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Dan Weiss’s Morning Coffee

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(Dan Weiss is out on tour with his band The Yellow Dress. He’ll be back on August 3rd.) The new French Scrabble Champion doesn’t speak French. Scientists condemn the journal Science Careers for reinforcing stereotypes. Japanese activists are fighting ISIS with anime. It took 45 years to decipher a completely charred, 1500-year-old Hebrew scroll. Armadillos are […]

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Dan Weiss’s Morning Coffee

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(Dan Weiss is out on tour with his band The Yellow Dress. He’ll be back on August 3rd.) A British politician’s appropriate response to the Daily Mail asking about her weight. For the first time in 21 years, the US wins the Math Olympiad. Take a look at your new National Monuments, America. A millennial assesses her odds […]

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Dan Weiss’s Morning Coffee

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(Dan Weiss is out on tour with his band The Yellow Dress. He’ll be back on August 3rd.) The Minions might be annoying, but they saved this girl’s life. Don’t worry about getting lost in the desert: a McDonald’s might be coming soon. Those amazing close-up photos of Pluto almost didn’t happen. This infamous international […]

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Dan Weiss’s Morning Coffee

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(Dan Weiss is out on tour with his band The Yellow Dress. He’ll be back on August 3rd.) In which Obama becomes the first sitting president to visit a federal prison. In which the debate over Common Core leads to more than 42,000 Washington 11th graders boycotting. In which the Hispanic population of New Orleans […]

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Dan Weiss’s Morning Coffee

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(Dan Weiss is out on tour with his band The Yellow Dress. He’ll be back on August 3rd.) In galactic news, now we know what Pluto looks like. Ever wonder where all the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge money went? Two men film themselves holding hands on a walk through Moscow. Hit an inconvenient red light […]

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Dan Weiss’s Morning Coffee

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(Dan Weiss is out on tour with his band The Yellow Dress. He’ll be back on August 3rd.) In a month of historic progressions, the US, Iran, and six other nations have reached a nuclear deal. Donald Trump and the noted Mexican kingpin ‘El Chapo’ discuss metaphysics over Twitter. A look at the giant fault line […]

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Dan Weiss’s Morning Coffee

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(Dan Weiss is out on tour with his band The Yellow Dress. He’ll be back on August 3rd.) In the best news ever for someone yet to be determined, J.K. Rowling has announced an open casting call for her Harry Potter spin-off. The Boy Scouts of America have (finally) unanimously approved a resolution allowing gay adults to […]

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Dan Weiss’s Morning Coffee

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(Dan Weiss is out on tour with his band The Yellow Dress. He’ll be back on August 3rd.) For the second time in as many arrests, Joaquin ‘El Chapo’ Guzman has escaped from prison though an underground tunnel. Donald Trump again enlightens the public with his overwhelming inclusivity. If you’re looking for morning grooves, Tame […]

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Dan Weiss’s Morning Coffee

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(Dan Weiss is out on tour with his band The Yellow Dress. He’ll be back on August 3rd.) While we’re getting rid of the flag, here’s some other Confederate memorabilia we should get rid of. Russia is trying to promote safe selfies. Twizzlers, string cheese, and Rice Krispies treats are helping negotiations with Iran. The […]

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Dan Weiss’s Morning Coffee

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Um, so, the nuclear launch code was 00000000. The metropolis of tomorrow (1929). Meanwhile: The (dystopian) future is now! Amazon wants to send you your items via drones. Perhaps you’d like to watch a small squid fight an owlfish. The BBC takes a look at Russia’s identical-twins-only squad of riot police (strange times).

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McSweeney’s Night of One Hundred Apocalypses

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Quick! Think of some apocalypses! How many did you think of? For Lucy Corin, the answer is one hundred, and some others. That’s why she named her book One Hundred Apocalypses and Other Apocalypses. To celebrate those myriad armageddons, come to McSweeney’s Night of One Hundred Apocalypses this Thursday at Amnesia in San Francisco! You’ll get […]

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Rock Out with Dan Weiss’s The Yellow Dress

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If you enjoy the coffee Dan Weiss brews every morning, you should hear the music he makes by night. His band, longtime Rumpus favorites The Yellow Dress, are playing an album-preview show tonight at the Rickshaw Stop in San Francisco, along with spooky folksters Low Magic and East Bay DIY hip-hop/R&B band Jaberi & Deutsch. The show is […]

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Dan Weiss’s Morning Coffee

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Dan Weiss will return on January 24th. Until then… Meet the oldest pebble in the world. Looks like we’re not getting a Death Star after all. A gloomy series of superimposed images from the past and present of this Detroit high school. Instinct vs. GPS

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Notable San Francisco, This Week: 9/20-9/26

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This week, The Porchlight Reading Series, highbrow porn at the Indie Erotic Film Festival, Barbie gets a makeover at the Altered Barbie Poetry Reading, and fetishists celebrate at the 27th Annual Folsom Street Fair. Monday 9/20: San Francisco is nothing if not full of wonderful reading series all over the city nearly every night of […]

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Dan Weiss Gets Famous

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“When I was younger, I had pretty severe dyslexia, so I learned how to read a lot later than other people – late second grade/early third grade. Once I overcame it, I immediately became a more avid reader than most people I know. I remember hitting some level and just feeling, ‘Books are great!’” Assistant […]

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Morning Coffee

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biggity biggity back, every weekday at six The French protest Nicolas Sarkozy by reading his least favorite book. (via Maud) The Pope tells Africans condoms will actually make the AIDS epidemic worse. WTF, Pope? Now you can unsend Gmail. The world has waited too long for this application. Can I get this in Mac Mail? […]

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