I’m thinking a lot about getting a pet of some kind.
I’ve been working at my job for one month. They just offered me a full-time position. I’ve already asked for more money. I had to hire people. I am creating a binder with instructions for the next person to take the part-time position OR the full-time position when I get a more fitting job. I don’t know what I’m doing. No one knows what they’re doing. Welcome...
One time you were drunk and you told me to ask you anything I wanted and you would answer honestly because you wanted to tell me that you liked me but you needed me to ask first, and I knew exactly what you were doing so of course I didn’t ask what you wanted me to ask and instead I just asked you about your pubes.
Don’t pay any attention to what they write about you. Just measure it in inches.– Andy Warhol (via larmoyante)
No, you can’t deny women their basic rights and pretend it’s about your...– President Barack Obama (via jjwhattt)
I miss everyone.
23 Free Essays & Stories by David Foster Wallace... →
“9/11: The View From the Midwest” (Rolling Stone, October 25, 2001) “All That” (New Yorker, December 14, 2009) “An Interval” – (New Yorker, January 30, 1995) “Asset” - (New Yorker, January 30, 1995) “Backbone,” An Excerpt from The Pale King (New Yorker, March 7, 2011) “Brief Interviews with Hideous Men” (The Paris Review, Fall 1997) “Consider the Lobster” (Gourmet, August 2004) “David...
If we are going to be kind, let it be out of simple generosity, not because we...– J.M. Coetzee, Disgrace (via wordpainting)
1. Abandon the idea that you are ever going to finish. Lose track of the 400...– John Steinbeck on “how to keep from going nuts” while writing. From Paris Review - The Art of Fiction No. 45. via openculture which also has a great video of Steinbeck’s 1962 acceptance speech for the Nobel Prize for Literature. (via kenyatta)
Life is purposeless. Don’t be shocked. The whole idea of purpose is wrong — it...– Osho (via nirvikalpa) Osho, always so soothing for the soul. (via dreams-from-my-father) wow (via theafrosistuh)
There is no escape. You can’t be a vagabond and an artist and still be a solid...– Herman Hesse (via larmoyante)
Reality is that which, when you stop believing in it, doesn’t go away.– Philip K. Dick; I Hope I Shall Arrive Soon (via wordpainting)
Shallow understanding from people of good will is more frustrating than absolute...– Letter from Birmingham Jail Martin Luther King Jr. (via sexyplexi)
See the really hardcore people will tell you life begins at fertilization....– George Carlin (via bulletinaweave)
I spent my day off taking care of unwanted hair (I even shaved my thighs— AND IT’S FEBRUARY. CRAZY, RIGHT???!!?), trying hard to leave wanted hair alone (almost went B-Spears a couple of times), thinking about nail color, thinking about tanning but not actually hating myself enough to go through with it, being nervous about tomorrow, doing laundry, ignoring real responsibilities, and...
Danielle: Oh I saw The Vow on Monday. You would have hated it.
Me: I know.
Danielle: I saved you $11.
Me: Did you love it?
Danielle: I didn't cry. But I spilled soda all over my lap so I cried when I did that.
Hey guys, it’s breakup season! How are you celebrating?
”So avoid using the word ‘very’ because it’s lazy. A man is not very tired, he...– Dead Poets Society. (via vaga-bonds)
I am the one who talks to walls instead of men.