You’d be surprised just how fast you can close the door to your past. No matter...– [chuck palahniuk: LULLABY]
ubergrid: There are only two kinds of things that are popular: things that offend the least number of people, and things that offend the most number of people.
The first bit of the year is over. lots of downs, lots of ups. however it all works, right. tomorrow is July. 1. june, 2. january, 3. april, 4. march, 5. february, 6. may
I might have liked to see Kirby meet 2001’s writer, Arthur C Clarke (whose email...– Bleeding Cool » Do Anything 005 by Warren Ellis
This hit me: it is better to love than be loved.– [james ellroy, gq magazine, march 2003]
The Heart's Filthy Lesson
You know, I like quick and sudden. Surprises rock, and there isn’t anything quite like rightnowthisverysecond-now. Because this one moment is true and glorious: the sun is that way. Sometimes, /tentative/ doesn’t cut it but when it must, what happens is the brakes screech, metal on metal, and STOP! It comes to mind impulse is underrated. Likewise, I’m thinking forethought;...
Everything was beautiful and nothing hurt.– [kurt vonnegut, SLAUGHTERHOUSE FIVE see also]
My Top 5 Artists (Week Ending 2009-6-28) →
DJ Shadow (21) Karate (10) A Silver Mt. Zion (10) Godspeed You! Black Emperor (8) Blur (7) Imported from Last.fm Tumblr by JoeLaz
What the Devil Taught Me by Richard Kadrey →
[via twitter/Richard Kadrey]
If you want to be safe, a person like myself, you have to kill your face. ...– [eliot fintushel, BREAKFAST WITH THE ONES YOU LOVE this is how the story begins. huh.]
If you’re up for it, I’m up for it. I’ll write you a story. Draw me a picture?
In the end, I think the relationships that survive in this world are the ones...– [douglas coupland]
You can only fall in love six times in your life. Choose wisely.– [douglas coupland]
Holder pushes for passage of hate-crimes law →
I speak as someone whose greatest craving at this exact moment is not world...– Steven Wells Says Goodbye | In Extremis | News and Opinion | Philadelphia Weekly [steven wells died last night.]
[You have potential as] a human being. You have all the basic ingredients....– [nick hornby: HIGH FIDELITY. been better than lately. decided to read and watch the book and film over the last two days. neither helped.]
I just met a wonderful new man. He’s fictional but you can’t have everything.– Via Luminol (via reversecowgirl)
…sentimental music has this great way of taking you back somewhere at the...– [nick hornby, HIGH FIDELITY]
Men! They think they’re so hard. They think they’re so hard, but...– [grant morrison, DOOM PATROL 30]
It would be nice to think that as I’ve got older times have changed,...– [nick hornby, HIGH FIDELITY]
So that’s the thing about writing for free. And the difference in writing for...– Stephen Elliot in today’s Daily Rumpus (via melissa)
I imagined what it would be like to come home to a guy like Luis. Good looks aside, what was he like outside of the shop? Did he exercise? Did he read newspapers or just comics. He would talk and I would make up little stories about him and me, together, in my head. His brown-brown eyes and his unkempt beard. Probably, he was Hispanic but I think he had some Caribbean or African ancestry...
Just because we’ve slept together doesn’t mean we have to hate each...– [nick hornby, HIGH FIDELITY]
Death of KODACHROME →
claytoncubitt: “Today we announced that Kodak will retire KODACHROME Film, concluding its 74-year run.” [i’m not a photographer but this reminds me of doulgas coupland’s JPOD: ‘…Kodak still exists? Even seeing its name makes me feel like I’m at a garage sale. I bet they stopped hiring young people in 1997.’]
What does it matter how many lovers you have if none of them gives you the...– Lacan (via reversecowgirl)
My Top 5 Artists (Week Ending 2009-6-21) →
Joy Division (2) Antibalas Afrobeat Orchestra (2) Mogwai (2) Nick Cave and the Bad Seeds (2) Aesop Rock (2) Imported from Last.fm Tumblr by JoeLaz
It’s all about the sentences. It’s about the way the sentences move...– [rick moody in his introduction to THE COLLECTED STORIES OF AMY HEMPEL]