My Top 5 Artists (Week Ending 2011-10-30) →
Action Bronson (28) Talking Heads (11) Gwen Stefani (10) A Tribe Called Quest (7) City Center (3) Imported from Last.fm Tumblr by JoeLaz
If you’re twenty-two, physically fit, hungry to learn and be better, I urge you...– Anthony Bourdain
I asked my 105 interviewees, What is the most racist thing that has ever...– The Most Racist Thing That Ever Happened to Me - The Atlantic
Help #OWS survive the winter
youngmanhattanite: mobius1ski: Occupy Wall Street needs your help to survive through the cold weather. If you’re in the area, please bring these items by the Comfort area. If you’re not and would still like to help, you can ship items to: Occupy Wall Street 118A Fulton St. Box 205 New York, NY 10038 Occupy Wall Street Winter needs insulated gloves, wool hats, scarves long underwear / smart...
If conditionals are of two kinds now it is night and all cats are black.– Anne Carson, from “Seated Figure with Red Angle (1988) by Betty Goodwin” in Decreation
I don’t want to earn my living; I want to live.– Oscar Wilde
Better a courtier, dead, Than a vulgar peasant, alive.– Yvain: The Night of the Lion by Chretien de Troyes (translated by Burton Raffel)
Saying you’re dying, you’re dead. You can withdraw from this orbit of mirrors.– Dana Levin, from “Ghosts That Need Reminding”
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my boobs grew 5000x over night and the cat kicked them and I’m going to die being a girl is hard.
"What happened to Takesha Griffin is something... →
youngmanhattanite: A Brooklyn woman who was shot in the leg and then detained for five days by NYPD officers who demanded that she confess her shooter’s identity is now suing the city. Takesha Griffin, 35, of Brownsville, announced Thursday with her attorney Sanford Rubenstein that she plans to sue the city for $5 million for her ordeal, during which she was left handcuffed and helpless,...
The woman could publish a shopping list and still convey the impression that...– Meghan Daum, on Joan Didion for the LA Review of Books
Long Island Couple Seeks Trademark For "Occupy... →
occupywallstreet: Citing the potential of “Occupy Wall Street” to become a “global brand,” a Long Island couple has filed to trademark the name of the amorphous organization responsible for the protests and encampments in lower Manhattan and other U.S. cities, The Smoking Gun has learned. In a U.S. Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) application, Robert and Diane Maresca are seeking to...
hausofbubbles: “I do not love; I do not love anybody except myself. That is a rather shocking thing to admit. I have none of the selfless love of my mother. I have none of the plodding, practical love… . . I am, to be blunt and concise, in love only with myself, my puny being with its small inadequate breasts and meager, thin talents. I am capable of affection for those who reflect my own...
To go inside yourself and to encounter no one for hours—this you will have to be...– Rainer Maria Rilke, Letters to a Young Poet, trans. Mark Harman
It's been confirmed that Scott Olsen (Iraq War vet...
Touching, seriousness, snow. The short list of lovers anyone has ever had, both...– Catie Rosemurgy, Things That Didn’t Work
Poetry, after all, milks the unconscious.– Anne Sexton (via The Paris Review)