Some part of all of us wants to be credited and enjoys the acclaim. And a big...– Ta-Nehisi Coates on journalism, Jonah Lehrer, and the truth. (via theatlantic) As David Remnick said (to paraphrase), if the writing’s too easy, you’re doing it wrong. (via annadevries) Absolutely true, and what pisses me off about all of this TED Talk-style posturing and rhetorical flourishes....
back left litz: A supercut of every time you’ve... →
backleftlitz: A supercut of every time you’ve ever apologized for something without actually feeling sorry, either out of reflex (crashing into a stranger on a subway car, spilling your sixth drink on a waiter paid hourly not to strangle you) or courtesy (botching the numbers on an account sheet at a job you…
We would be together and have our books and at night be warm in bed together...– Ernest Hemingway, A Moveable Feast (via nathanlawler)
Long day long week long month long year long life.
The New Online Art series launches with Taryn... →
zoekicksass: I look forward to working with Lauren on New Online Art and The Download collabs in the future :D
Cloud Atlas extended trailer →
thenotes: fialta: Side-eyeing this trailer hard. Won’t pretend I’m comfortably outside my glass house here, but I love that the answer to “Whatever happened to hysterical realism?” is “Oh, the Matrix guys made a movie of it.”
YESTERDAY! TODAY! FIVE MINUTES AGO! NOW!: orbooks:... →
orbooks: “I hate white Christmas lights, she said. They’re like Michael Bolton infomercials. They’re like a man explaining to you how to do your taxes. They’re like throwing up in ivory bathrooms. I don’t know what I mean.” — Just a teaser from Jeanne Thornton’s debut novel, The Dream of…
Bookavore: VERY EXCITING NEWS →
bookavore: FROM THE ONE AND ONLY DIANE DUANE: “The first Young Wizards novel, So You Want to Be a Wizard, has been in print pretty much constantly, on one or both sides of the Atlantic and in various non-English speaking countries here and there, for thirty years now. Over the last ten years or so—and… Loooved this series
When I met Ben Brooks, will make about two or three months, I thought it was a...– Blog post (Google-translated from Spanish) re Ben Brooks (via popserial)
Hey Teebs: The Day Amy Died →
heyteebs: There is as much me or you as a spoon- ful of water or the constellation of sailor tattoos slowly being wheeled from her home under a deep red sheet. The internet is unable to contain itself. Newsfeeds scroll like the grey and blue banded clouds ticking rain like thin linens across the…