Tonight is the 80th Annual Rockefeller Christmas Tree Lighting Ceremony in New York City. Perhaps you’ll watch it on your TV at home. Perhaps you’ll even fantasize about being in New York City one day for the ceremony. Don’t. I hate that tree and I hate what it stands for. Just because it stars in almost every Christmas movie that takes place in New York City does not meant that it’s deserving of your fantasies.

From: The Rockefeller Christmas Tree Symbolizes Everything I Hate About New York

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Amazing video being passed around today showing the Empire State Building being struck by lightning three times during a Wednesday night storm.  
 
YouTube user ESBisMyMuse uploaded the video with the following description: “I caught three direct strikes to the Empire State Building lightning rod after midnight on 4/13/11 during a severe thunderstorm.”
Check out the video here.

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abcworldnews:

Amazing video being passed around today showing the Empire State Building being struck by lightning three times during a Wednesday night storm. 

 

YouTube user ESBisMyMuse uploaded the video with the following description: “I caught three direct strikes to the Empire State Building lightning rod after midnight on 4/13/11 during a severe thunderstorm.”

Check out the video here.

Reblogged from abcworldnews

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brooklynmutt:

Sooo flattered. Wish I could make it. Darn the luck. Try to have fun without Da ‘Mutt. I know it will be tough.

My pet project.  Can’t wait to drink with meet you media tumblrs face-to-face.

We’ll be there! One of our editors wants to go but can’t because of the  Sabbath. However, he says, “I’m sure there’s some bible code that shows  tumblr is the messiah.” Basically, our job is to find that code asap.

We can’t wait. For the meet-up and the code.

I want to go to there!

We’ll be there.

We can’t go, but certainly won’t miss out on an opportunity for incessant (and vaguely obnoxious) media reblogging. Or maybe we’ll just send Ta-Nehisi in our stead.

We think it’s pretty funny how all of us are saying “we” will be there, when most of these Tumblrs are likely run by one person. (This one included.)
But yeah, all of me is coming.

Sad face. “We” (meaning me, the Tumblr monkey) will actually be in NYC that Monday not Friday. Sorry to miss it in person, but our virtual hearts will be there. 

Appreciating the #drunk journalism tag. See y’all there!

politico:

mediaite:

theatlantic:

condenasttraveler:

bbook:

newyorker:

theweekmagazine:

alittlespace:

brooklynmutt:

Sooo flattered. Wish I could make it. Darn the luck. Try to have fun without Da ‘Mutt. I know it will be tough.

My pet project.  Can’t wait to drink with meet you media tumblrs face-to-face.

We’ll be there! One of our editors wants to go but can’t because of the Sabbath. However, he says, “I’m sure there’s some bible code that shows tumblr is the messiah.” Basically, our job is to find that code asap.

We can’t wait. For the meet-up and the code.

I want to go to there!

We’ll be there.

We can’t go, but certainly won’t miss out on an opportunity for incessant (and vaguely obnoxious) media reblogging. Or maybe we’ll just send Ta-Nehisi in our stead.

We think it’s pretty funny how all of us are saying “we” will be there, when most of these Tumblrs are likely run by one person. (This one included.)

But yeah, all of me is coming.

Sad face. “We” (meaning me, the Tumblr monkey) will actually be in NYC that Monday not Friday. Sorry to miss it in person, but our virtual hearts will be there. 

Appreciating the #drunk journalism tag. See y’all there!

Reblogged from politico