Scribner Books: Patton Oswalt experiences the joy... →
scribnerbooks: “‘I gotta stay in the West Village, or I gotta stay in the Lower East Side. I want someplace real.’ And then after a month in the Lower East Side, during the New York heat wave, I was like, ‘Okay, you know what? I’m 42 years old. I think I’m done. I’ve had enough of the “real.” This…
She really started to cry, and the next thing I knew, I was kissing her all over...– J.D. Salinger, The Catcher in the Rye (via creatingidylls)
scribnerbooks: nprfreshair: Got three minutes?...
When they’re parking their cars on your chest you’ve still got a...– The Shins - “Know Your Onion!”
Letzt Ziga'rette, Letzt Kuss
wwnorton: O friends, tonight the air is too thick: Let’s say goodbye to our cigarettes Let’s unwrap them, crackle and strew, gold virgin shreds on a saucer: Bonfire When your lover smiles at another, ladies and gentlemen, set your own smile on fire And find a new lover, quick! Or you will be smoking again, I know you A red bird flew into my mouth and sang this song in flicks of flame: Last...
Excuse me, I’m looking for my dog Heinrich, I use him to hunt moose, have...– My favorite hilarious dream boat, Fox Mulder, confronting consummate weirdo Eugene Tooms.
hellogiggles: babycakes is the best baked goods for sure, but this just kills it. This is the best baked goods, Aaliyah tribute, dance off video I’ve ever seen, that’s for sure.
Nothing says ‘I miss you’ like war poetry carved in your door with a...– Lost Campesinos! - “My Year in Lists”
The chalkboard outside the yoga place currently reads ‘yoga is our...– Quote machine and bestie, Sasha Butkovich, with easily the most hilarious text of the day
I really like when I tell people that I watched all 9 seasons of the X Files and then they ask me if I liked it. Nope, I committed to 9 seasons of something I hated.
Aside - The Weakerthans All day, please.
Coffee Break! Jeff Mangum playing shows again →
cowbellmagazine: Everybody’s favorite, rabidly obsessed-over recluse is finally back playing shows this fall. Since a nervous breakdown back in 1998 following the release of Neutral Milk Hotel’s instant classic In the Aeroplane Over the Sea, Jeff Mangumhadessentially vanished, only recently making appearances alongside other musical friends. The lack of music and information has only stoked...
Let it be known
far and wide, that Steve and Katie Niebauer are some of the kindest humans to have ever lived. They made me my own bedroom for next month. MY OWN BEDROOM. They’re wonders in this world.
There are a few unspoken rules about the elevators... →
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W. W. Norton: Mine Own Phil Levine →
wwnorton: The greatest thing, he said, was presence To be yourself in your own time, to stand up That poetry was precision, raw precision Truth and compassion: genius I had hardly begun. I asked, How did you begin He said, I began in a tree, in Lucerne In a machine shop, in an open field Start… A Detroit loving and respecting poet laureate? Be still my beating heart.
Go with your two feet bare, down through the cold lane there, to Brighton. A...– “English House” - Fleet Foxes
Bookshops avoid major damage in London rioting →
bookshelfporn: What does that tell you about the looters? Idiots.
My name is No Man and this is Charles Homar, memoirist of no small fame. Maybe...– Groot, Busy Monsters-William Giraldi
just got home and caught me making scrambled eggs in the microwave. See also: Whatever, they’re really fluffy that way. See also: It’s still really embarrassing. See also: “Oh! I’m so glad you’re back! Can I use some of your shredded cheese? I’m all out.”
If I didn’t know you were from Michigan I wouldn’t trust you....– Claire, a fellow intern
Busy Monsters by William Giraldi
Groot: Are you armed?
Charles: With impulsiveness and grief only.
Groot: Useful as they are, they will not do now.
Activating all of my contacts on the east coast for comfy couches to sleep on for the month of September. Life is a strange, strange thing.