“‘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 - anywhere - her eyes, her nose, her forehead, her eyebrows, and all, her ears - her whole face except her mouth and all.”—J.D. Salinger, The Catcher in the Rye (via creatingidylls)
“The chalkboard outside the yoga place currently reads ‘yoga is our beer.’ Sorry I’m not sorry, but beer is my beer.”—Quote machine and bestie, Sasha Butkovich, with easily the most hilarious text of the day
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 the fire of passion for Mangum to a near boiling point, making his current tour a much-needed release for some fans.
The other night, Mangum played in Toronto, and audio of the show has made its way onto the Internet thanks to Southern Souls. There’s no new, original music, but he touches on some of the classics and performs a cover in typical Mangum fashion, with his distinctive voice sounding as desperate as ever.
“My name is No Man and this is Charles Homar, memoirist of no small fame. Maybe you’ve heard of him. He’s a pupil of the difference between want and need, plus cares about the path between slaughter and salvation. When you get a chance, ask him about the word chasmal.”—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.”