wilwheaton:

‘Transmission’ by Joy Division is my new jam.

great tune

I can believe anything, provided that it is quite incredible.

Oscar Wilde, The Picture of Dorian Gray (via bookmania)

Patti Smith reads her stirring remembrance of Robert Mapplethorpe. Background, poem text, and original handwritten manuscripts here: http://www.brainpickings.org/index.php/2013/05/31/patti-smith-the-coral-sea-reading/

bookmania:

The Top 10 Most Frequently Played Songs On Several Famous Authors’ iTunes
JONATHAN SAFRAN FOER1. Macy Gray “I Try”2. Bon Iver “Towers”3. Conor Oberst “First Day of My Life”4. Bruce Springsteen “Prove It All Night”5. Everclear “Father of Mine”6. Outkast “Hey Ya!”7. Conor Oberst “Milk Thistle”8. Jay-Z “Big Pimpin (radio edit)”9. Xiu Xiu “I Do What I Want, When I Want”10. Bob Dylan “You’re a Big Girl Now”
“If Jonathan Safran Foer wakes up with an erection, he immediately puts on Bon Iver’s “Towers” and takes care of business. During the afternoons, if he is writing, he prefers the house to remain in silence, though sometimes when between projects he finds the Beckettian lyricism of Macy Gray’s “I Try” lends him a sense of willingness to challenge himself to take new leaps in ways a story might be told.” Read More (via true-grit)

bookmania:

The Top 10 Most Frequently Played Songs On Several Famous Authors’ iTunes


JONATHAN SAFRAN FOER

1. Macy Gray “I Try”
2. Bon Iver “Towers”
3. Conor Oberst “First Day of My Life”
4. Bruce Springsteen “Prove It All Night”
5. Everclear “Father of Mine”
6. Outkast “Hey Ya!”
7. Conor Oberst “Milk Thistle”
8. Jay-Z “Big Pimpin (radio edit)”
9. Xiu Xiu “I Do What I Want, When I Want”
10. Bob Dylan “You’re a Big Girl Now”


If Jonathan Safran Foer wakes up with an erection, he immediately puts on Bon Iver’s “Towers” and takes care of business. During the afternoons, if he is writing, he prefers the house to remain in silence, though sometimes when between projects he finds the Beckettian lyricism of Macy Gray’s “I Try” lends him a sense of willingness to challenge himself to take new leaps in ways a story might be told.” Read More (via true-grit)

(Source: fear-no-fate-xo)

This would fit perfectly in my house!

Bianchi Pista on bookshelf (Photo by Osamu Ito)

This would fit perfectly in my house!

Bianchi Pista on bookshelf (Photo by Osamu Ito)

When they talk about gender and academic skills, most people keep math and language separate. Boys are good at math, girls are good at language, and never the twain shall meet.

alittlelesslovely:

Print is NOT dead (by L.Matejka)

alittlelesslovely:

Print is NOT dead (by L.Matejka)