“Thirteen thousand dollars a month is not the rent I was raised to pay. When I let it slip to my mother what I’d be paying, she just said, “Oh, Michael,” in exactly the same tone she’d have used if I’d informed her that I’d just run over the neighbor with a truck or been diagnosed with pancreatic cancer.” —The Mansion: A Subprime Parable, by Michael Lewis.
“Smith was always blown away that someone with an undistinguished background like his could make an indelible impact on the entire world. “He’d talk about the high five constantly,” Brown says. “It was one of those things he was most proud of, right up there with getting his degree, having his kids and marrying his beautiful wife.” —This whole story was completely bonkers—and that was before the Derek Smith cameo.
“When Omar meets up with Stringer Bell for a parlay at Budgie’s bar, he brings assorted muscle with him for protection. Inexplicably, one of them is wearing a Duke Blue Devils jersey, which is probably just about the least intimidating sports jersey a bodyguard could wear, outside of a Swarthmore women’s volleyball throwback of some sort.” —Whoa.
- Dan: join my turntable room
- and put some music up there
- and dj
- This shit is going to explode in the next month
- me: i don’t dj
- i don’t do music
- Dan: just fucking join
- and upload a beyonce song