sitting on a hilltop with theodore
theodore is very brave and explains to me that “life is too short and full of beautiful things to do.” he has a heavy accent, a shaved head, thick eyebrows, and brown oxford slippers. he also carries a briefcase and tells me that he is an astronomer. he teaches on an island, population 15,000, in a school with only 100 students. he tells me that he counsels troubled youth on the side....
i’ve woken up at exactly 6:36am for five days straight now. this afternoon i put an empty water glass on the shelf of our refrigerator with one hand and poured water all over a jam jar with the other. i suspect the two incidents are related.
A Great 90s band.
youngmonster: Fluf. Look them up if you like Fender gear played post Dinosaur Jr. Great records. “Influences: PIZZA!,PIZZA!,PIZZA!!! and MORE PIZZA!!!” Just sayin’. You really can’t go wrong with that.
markschoneveld: Women of New York! Check out “Lady Parts”, a creative salon hosted by my friend Cassie: http://bit.ly/bHPV4n props to GAGC for dubbing this event a “creative salon.” i’m really into it!
"As for ‘happiness’, mon dieu --
I have dropped that word from my vocabulary.” mon amour, mon amour.
It’s less a story, maybe, than about getting frustrated by the...– glorious self-defeat. this is a nice little interview with Jean-Christophe Valtat, in anticipation of his english-language debut, 03.
"sooner or later, love is gonna get you."
a gray men’s shirt — extra, extra large — bare feet, a bottle of wine, a top 40 countdown from 1971 on the radio. dancing lonely on checkerboard floors. the almost imperceptible accomplishments of one who lives alone.
“Canalla” - Weird TV I’m gonna...
I’m not sure if Europe would do anything for me. When I see the Leaning...– Finally Going.
Michael van Mural decided to buy up empty lots in life. And being a wise...– (more)
She rarely spoke (having little or nothing to say) but she loved sounds. Sounds...– More Clarice. I am really loving this little book.
too tired for anything but complete bullshit
life teaches you to deal with calamitous events within very specific parameters. aging happens outside of your body, to other people who only represent you, skull puppets with thinning hair. cars go off the road between the hours of one and four am, the origin of their detour never to be fully determined. suicide happens at night, while everybody else is sleeping. when somebody calls you at 7am...
I know that it is very frightening to step out of oneself, but then everything...– Clarice Lispector, The Hour of the Star This and a million other things. Borrowed phrases: A story about a girl who sprouted from the soil inside of a mushroom soon rotted, not really. If I were to believe that existence was for fools and lunatics, I would dissolve in uncontrollable laughter. A...
Songs That Have Been Stuck in My Head Over the...
“Boyfriend” - Best Coast “New” - No Doubt (It really gets in there.) “Euston Station” - Betty & The Werewolves
"existence is a comedy."
i wish that history did not exist. “For one has the right to shout. So, I am shouting.”
The geometry of desire, which we usually take to be a two-way street (I love...– Meghan O’Rourke, in her review of Anne Carson’s Nox. The damn Greeks.
Not too long ago, I was walking in New York’s East Village when I passed a man...– Utterly charmed.
a piece of toast spread with blackberry jam, balanced precariously on a knee-cap belonging to a leg slung casually over a table-top. and a banana.
Where were you this weekend!?
bbook: If you weren’t in Miami this weekend (Like me! (Don’t be jealous)) Where were you?? Fun spots? Cool parties? Great shows??? Let us know! Pitchfork Music Festival! Two days of mellow fun, a LOT of sun, fudge ice-cream bars, outdoor booze, sweat, bodies … did i say sun? … strange parties, and absolutely zero hours of sleep.