Procrastination Destination Du Jour: Badass of the Week

Badass of the Week is one of my favorite websites to spend time on while I’m procrastinating, looking for a good laugh, and maybe even trying to learn a thing or two. The website is the work of Ben Thompson, a self-described “full-time corporate wage slave who spends his spare time writing about things he […]

Procrastination Destination Du Jour: 1000 Awesome Things

Hey everyone, hope you’re almost done with your finals. Here’s another Procrastination Destination to prevent you from doing that studying: 1000 Awesome Things is exactly what it sounds like: it’s a blog that documents rather awesome things. Launched in June 2008, it has been updating about every weekday since then. Written by Neil Pasricha, the […]

Procrastination Destination Du Jour: Cute Roulette

You know that project due yesterday that you would rather drink your own vomit than finish? This website is so much better than that. Especially if you are a cute animal junkie (whether openly or still living in the closet). Cute Roulette. Just keep clicking “next cuteness” until all of your homework goes away. And […]

Procrastination Destination Du Jour: Animated Albums

Day Two. Today’s Procrastination Destination is kind of self-explanatory. (That’s debatable.) Animated Albums is a Tumblr that animates albums (“chosen and sillily animated by Mr. Dormouse“), and does a damn good job of it, too. It’s updated way too sporadically these days (at least its take on The Weeknd’s mixtape is right in time for […]

Procrastination Destination Du Jour: Wesleyan Poster Archive

Surprise: it’s Finals Week (almost). Wesleying’s here to help—you procrastinate, that is. New day, new procrastinatory link, straight to the bitter end. You’re welcome. [Post ideas? Send ’em: staff(at)wesleying(dot)org.] Today’s link is awesome, and it’s directly Wes-related. Brendan O’Connell ’08 was really into posters while at Wes. He still is—so much so, he decided to […]

Buzzfeed, Onion, College Students Respond to Bin Laden’s Death

Those of you somehow not yet sick of hearing about Obama Osama Bin Laden’s death—yes, all three of you, look, quick—may enjoy Buzzfeed’s roundup of 40 Incredibly Stupid Facebook Reactions to Osama Bin Laden’s Death,” which is a little funny and a little sad and a little inevitable and a little we-go-to-Wesleyan-this-isn’t-the-real-world-this-isn’t-real-life-but-what-do-you-expect-it’s-2011-at-least-the-internet-didn’t-break-this-time. Consider it an […]