Rep. Bill Foster’s office is bright blue, almost electric, almost blinding....– - Monica Hesse for the Washington Post (via carbonfilament) ETC is cool? I had no idea.
A fashion show typically lasts about 10 minutes, and that’s just enough time to...– Cathy Horyn (via unculturedmag)
Diamonds are bullshit →
I gave up my rant about diamonds years ago because all it did was alienate people I love, but this is really great.
Nothing ever goes away until it teaches us what we need to know.– Pema Chodron (via psychotherapy)
I wish I could get this brain space back and give...
Today I recognized that the paparazzi on the runway were taking pictures of two fashion photographers (and I can tell you their names if you’d really like to know) (one of them immediately inspires the desire to take a shower to get off the possible slime. The other seems quite sweet.) and then I recognized the president of IMG walk past. The dude who is managing the entire shindig had no...
Have you ever lived in the suburbs? It’s sterile. It’s nothing....– Ed Koch.
SHARK TRACKER →
something is awesome in south africa.
listen to this, it’s nice.
Ever since the Christmas of ‘53, I have felt that the yuletide is a special hell...– Irving, A Prayer for Owen Meany (via ismycopilot)
I like living. I have sometimes been wildly, despairingly, acutely miserable,...– Agatha Christie, From An Autobiography (via liquidnight)
Someone Help Me Out
sarahb: debbiecountry: “you’re doing it wrong” when people start a sentence with “that moment when” WHERE ARE THESE THINGS FROM? Is this from a television show everyone but me is watching? Also, is there anything more condescending than “if you’re not _____, you’re doing it wrong”? Even in the lexicon of smuggy nerd condescending things to say to people, this is truly the worst. How about: ...
Things no one tells you.
You will become the sort of person who writes long notes in sympathy cards, because you found so much comfort in the ones you got - and you will remember watching your mom read these long letters and look up and say “well I never would have expected this/read this part/You’ll never believe who sent this/it’s just so … it’s just so nice/isn’t this beautiful? I...
Did you reserve a room for the NYC marathon?... →
gnomesweetgnome: sotheresthat: This is great, I love this. This is awesome
I live and work above the line so not a lot seems...
In which we discover a new household motto
Emily: Did you know there's a Polish phrase that means, "Not my Problem," but literally translates to "Not my circus, not my monkeys?"
Me: We are going to start using that in English.
To repeat Octavia Butler response after winning her MacArthur: I’m no genius....– Omnivoracious: National Book Award Nominee Junot Díaz on Winning a MacArthur Genius Grant, the Joy in Writing, and “This Is How You Lose Her” (via peterwknox)