Ooh I wanna woo ya, to Jamaica, Bahama, come on pretty mama

Ending this Friday strong with a Romanian Vending Machine Poltergeist

"As the shopper passes in front of the shelf, our motion sensor activates the device and the product becomes animated.

In the same time, a powerful led is casting light on the product. But that’s not all! The product even speak to the shopper, delivering a promotional voice message, or playing music. Yes, you can even make the product dance to the rhythm."

Oh no, oh no no no

You know what else is rude? Telling New York Times opinion writers to go fuck themselves. But I can still do it!

I'm... concerned about the tube placement on this ghostbuster transformer

Electric word, "life": it means forever, and that's a mighty long time. But I'm here to tell you there's something else: AN OFFICIALLY SANCTIONED PRINCE GIF DIRECTORY ORGANIZED BY ALBUM giphy.com/prince

wedding photo Show more

wedding photo Show more

wedding photo Show more

Dill wish you a happy Valentine’s Day, just hearts, no chocolate

Okay, I think I've got my CUBE MOOD board figured out, let me know what vibe you'd get if you saw these things on a new coworker's desk:

Dill is not sure about these dachshund beauty standards.

old photos of *me* playing music, some ec Show more

Is this acceptable cube decor or are there more normal ways to represent that I’m from Toronto

Check out my new instance, bofill.lol, for fans of 80s r&b singer Angela Bofill. Wait, hold on

The sheet music illustrator for "I'm A Little Teapot" invented dabbing

Show more

bigshoulders.city is a Mastodon instance for Chicagoans current, former, and future.1 Its name comes from Carl Sandburg, who once compared ships pulling out to “mastodons, arising from lethargic sleep.”2

Our goal for bigshoulders.city is to build a community of friends and neighbors across the Windy City. Toot your pho place recommendations, meet-up ideas (like at the mastodon exhibit at the Field!), pothole gripes, creative dibs, and cross-town baseball taunts—whatever you want, as long it abides by our short and sweet content policy.

For now, membership in bigshoulders.city is subject to approval. if you don’t have an invite or referral, email our admin with a Toot-length intro.3

Membership is also free: hosting, administration, and domain registration are provided by our admin. Right now that runs about $100 a year, not counting labor. You can buy him a coffee if you like.

Boundless credit to our sister instances in Portland and Philadelphia for inspiration.

1. For the purpose of inclusivity, bigshoulders.city includes greater Chicagoland in its definition of "Chicago," though you personally should never do that.
2. From “Docks,” in Chicago Poems, 1916. Rejected URLs included noketchup.dogs, woptheb.am, dibs.team, and malort.report.
3. No more than 500 characters.