Listen, I don’t care what you say about my race, creed, or religion, Fatty, but...– Zooey - Franny and Zooey by J.D. Salinger (via twelve-ish)
W. W. Norton: William Faulkner, I Love You But... →
wwnorton: “It’s like morphine, language is. A fearful habit to form: you become a bore to all who would otherwise cherish you. Of course, there is the chance that you may be hailed as a genius after you are dead long years, but what is that to you? There will still be high endeavor that ends, as always, with kissing in the dark, but where are you? Time? Time? Why worry about something that...
Earth is so dumb! That’s why they have to leave it.– Steve, sarcastically, during the premiere of Terra Nova
When a beautiful actress is cast in a movie, executives rack their brains to...– Mindy Kaling on the women who only exist in romantic comedies | Flick Chicks (via rufustfirefly)
Scribner Books: 40 Publishing Buzzwords... decoded... →
scribnerbooks: One Minute Book Reviews has gathered together publishers favorite buzzwords (guilty as charged) and what they really mean… according to industry veterans. Our favorites: “absorbing”: “makes a great coaster” “accessible”: “not too many big words” “acclaimed”: “poorly selling” … This is brilliant.
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Samantha is skilled in receiving rejections, handling animals, recommending beers, challenging young writers, over-caffeinating herself, laughing too loud, and hugging too hard.
Me: If you liked your beer like you liked your men what beer would you drink?
Sasha: A porter! Or a stout! Man, maybe I should start dating "stout" guys. I need a stout guy who's fucking swarthy.
W. W. Norton: Quarantine →
wwnorton: In the worst hour of the worst season of the worst year of a whole people a man set out from the workhouse with his wife. He was walking – they were both walking – north. She was sick with famine fever and could not keep up. He lifted her and put her on his back. He walked like that west and…
I’m wired for sound and down for whatever.– Consummate cool guy and brotherman, Brian Howard