My friend Justin devised a brilliant program that lets you create mini mixtapes to pass along to your friends. This is one I threw together in about five minutes, sort of a dance thing. I’ve decided the key to small pleasures is knowing people who can take little chunks of the internet and polish them up real nice.
Our good depends on the quality and breadth of our emotion, and to Will, a...– George Eliot, Middlemarch. I sometimes stay up late re-reading books from 19th century. Sounds crazy, but it keeps me sane.
but then again, it's never that easy.
i think happiness may be as simple as finding a way to reduce the five lives we all try to lead down to just one. one is so much more than enough.
I thought it was important to grant women the possibility of passion without...– Erica Jong, soul sister.
sugar and arsenic
me: this calls for a secret meeting
adam: can we wear fedoras?
me: and topcoats
adam: i'll bring the moustache glue
Empire State Widget →
The best way to suss out the colors every night on John Jacob Raskob’s steel lady. Don’t miss next weekend, when the Natural Resources Defense Council sponsors an action-packed, all green light display, all the time. Those who prefer instead to think the Joker has returned to Gotham or that Jay Gatsby’s schooner is in town, I encourage it.
Jill Bolte Taylor is one badass woman, and a neuroanatomist to boot. ”…we have the power to choose, moment by moment, who and how we want to be in the world. Right here right now, I can step into the consciousness of my right hemisphere where we are — I am — the life force power of the universe, and the life force power of the 50 trillion beautiful molecular geniuses that...
I had never known any one so instantly and unerringly moved by all that was...– Edith Wharton, on her friend Walter Berry (from A Backward Glance).
that was close.
last night a field mouse named jake crept into my room and started to blog for me. fortunately i lured it away with honeycomb and the best roquefort in my icebox.
Tina Turner, addressing the Atlanta Sparrowhead...
"Two man enter one man leave" ......"Where's Wendys."
"Wendys, with the drive thru, off Collstein Road, in like what, Fairfax?...."
"Oh, THAT Wendys."
"Yeah, the one in Fairfax."
"Yeah, where is it?"
"You just said where it is, YOU FOOL!!!...MASTER-BLASTER!!!!!!"
"it's time for,.....THUNDERDOME"
"Two Man Enter. One Man Leave.....(crowd chants) "two man enter,one man leave, two man enter, one man leave...."
You know, I have a theory that hieroglyphics are just an ancient comic strip...– Harry Burns