I am the subtlest motherfucker
Make love to me in Spanish. Not with that other tongue. I want you juntito a...– Sandra Cisneros, Dulzura (via fleurishes) hottttt
Hey Teebs: Keep Yr Cool →
heyteebs: In New York, hotels are only for parties. Everyone knows what to order and how fast to drink. Stand still as glass in shadows—it’s easy to overheat. Being “had” suggests essential loss. I wish identity could be just halves, but it’s more like a mondrian. Lower East Side friday night…. Nice first line
The Chimerist: Frankenstein →
thechimerist: Whatever interactive fiction is (and we’re still figuring that out) it suffers from all the problems of traditional fiction and then some. The vast majority of novels and short stories aren’t much good, but when a branching fiction — along the lines of the old “Choose Your Own Adventure”… Once again love this tumblr
Opinions Expressed: The Atlantic on Blow - the... →
theatlantic: opinex: What the subeditor cut from the Atlantic’s profile of Jonathan Blow: Blow rouses from sleep preternaturally alert. “I rarely sleep more than four minutes a day,” he declares as he pulls over a lurid Ed Hardy shirt, stray sequins fluttering off in apparent defiance of Blow’s ordered universe. “When I worked on Braid I hired a Sherpa to strike me if my eyes were closed...
What do you think the downside of having books on a tablet is? It makes our...– Wes Del Val, Associate Publisher, powerHouse Books (via frontofbook)
Super Mario Bros, the abridged version
thisistheverge: There goes the afternoon. This is so well done. jkottke: A Super Mario Summary is a abbreviated version of the original Super Mario Bros game in which each of the levels has been squeezed into one screen. For instance, here’s World 1-1: (via waxy)
We are the girls with anxiety disorders, filled appointment books, five-year...– Perfect Girls, Starving Daughters - Courtney E. Martin (via kaitykait) I’m an apathetic white male without medication
Jean Rhys by Ellen Kennedy
“I’m preparing myself for an extended period of loneliness / That will begin very soon I think…” Ellen Kennedy, “Jean Rhys” from Sometimes My Heart Pushes My Ribs.
Bibliography for the New Aesthetic
artstech: Yeah so there are a ton of essays out there right now about the New Aesthetic. Lots of talk, little action. But I guess the action comes later, when we can all sit back and actually digest the arguments and make work / write more words. So far, the best / clearest listing of different responses I’ve found is from Derek J. Kinsman here. Enjoy! — KC
Diggin' my potatoes: Publication Date →
digginmypotatoes: One of the few pleasures of writing is the thought of one’s book in the hands of a kindhearted intelligent person somewhere. I can’t remember what the others are right now. I just noticed that it is my own private National I Hate Myself and Want to Die Day (which means the next day I will… good poems when is your poetry book coming out spencer??
i believe in complex systems of line segments, white spaces, and curvy lines i...– Tao Lin, i want to combine any two things into one thing that looks satisfied at what just happened (via epilogueofacarcrash) Tao Lin writing I actually enjoy?
In the basement of a London bar, gathered like a resistance movement or thralls...– ‘Magazines will always have a place on people’s shelves’ (via frontofbook) People who love magazines