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Me: You know, I'm a little hurt that you still haven't accepted my Gchat invitation.
Zak: What? Who uses Gchat?
Me: EVERYONE uses Gchat!
Zak: Is everyone you know twenty-something white-collar girls?
Zak: Okay, just making sure.
The first and greatest commandment is: Don’t let them scare you.
A wild longing for strong emotions and sensations seethes in me, a rage against...– Steppenwolf by Hermann hesse
When did you first read the “Bhagavad Gita"? |... →
I think the Bhagavad Gita is about both the forces of light and the forces of darkness that exist within our own self, within our own soul; that our deepest nature is one of ambiguity. We have evolutionary forces there – forces of creativity, and love, and compassion, and understanding. But we also have darkness inside us – the diabolical forces of separation, fear and delusion. And in most of our...
NPR Fresh Air interview with Jason Schwartzman
“I gave the script [of Rushmore] to my mom and I said, ‘Mom, I’ve never auditioned. Can you give me any pointers? Can you help me memorize lines?’ and she read the script and she said, ‘I’ll be right back,’ and she went out and rented three films — The Graduate, Dog Day Afternoon, and Harold and Maude. And I watched them all for the first time. And it was...
Making ignorance chic →
The false choice between intellectualism and sexuality in women has persisted through the ages. There was no more poignant victim of it than Marilyn Monroe. “Fragments,” a new book of her poems, letters and musings, some written in her childlike hand with misspellings in leather books and others on stationery from the Waldorf-Astoria and the Beverly Hills Hotel, is affecting. The world’s most...
revisited Tricia4884@yahoo.com ‘s inbox tonight (my old yahoo account for those who didn’t know me in my late teens/early early twenties*) and WHOOOAAAAA! I found so many hillarious pictures. coming sooooooon
Getting everybody to love me is a full-time job, all right?– Kenny Powers, Eastbound And Down (via inothernews)
That’s what I hate about life. That even when I’m not busy, I’m busy. The busy...– Ophelia Blooming (via suzywire)
I believe there is something out there watching us. Unfortunately, it’s the...– Woody Allen (via wordpainting)
Just saw The Social Network, and it occurred to me: the universe gives us...– tonight (via juliaallison)
A global city makes new norms. And two... →
In the 1970s and 80s, back when crime peaked in Manhattan and downtowns across the United States and talent and money were draining out to the suburbs, a young sociologist named Saskia Sassen had a hunch the emerging conventional wisdom about the death of the city was wrong. Then a researcher in New York City, conversant in five languages, she spent her time trolling the small shops and businesses...
Many of today’s global cities are old-world cities that reinvented...– Saskia sassen (foreignpolicy.com interview)
Art is the reason I get up in the morning, but the definition ends there. It...– Ani DiFranco (via bloodisthenewblackk)
You must always be high. Everything depends on it: it is the only question. So...– Baudelaire
en pensant.: Your mind and you are our Sargasso... →
This is why I love Jenessy. BFFFFFFFFL merdeboheme: Your mind and you are our Sargasso Sea, London has swept about you this score years And bright ships left you this or that in fee: Ideas, old gossip, oddments of all things, Strange spars of knowledge and dimmed wares of price. Great minds have sought you- lacking someone else.
Casual Sex Doesn’t Exist | Helen Fisher | Big... →
So, we inherited the drive to love. It is a drive. It’s a basic, not even mammalian, you see it in birds.
I like fashion and the Internet, so I have a job that not only accepts that I...– Elizabeth Kott (via jessicachu)
The solution, then, is not the finding of an answer to the riddle of existence,...– Unknown (via ageofreason)
G.O.P. Widens Targets for Picking Up House Seats →
You know, when anyone approaches me and says “I want to be a...– Guillermo del Toro