Dirty Beaches. Cinematography by Christopher Doyle.
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Mellon was a prime exemplar of those rigidly conventional devotees of...– (P M)
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About all I can do is confess that while I myself devoured classics in my teens...– Lionel Shriver, quoted here. A writer reading only her contemporaries is no better off than a white American male writer who only reads other white American male writers. We have come to think of diversity almost wholly as a matter of ethnicity, but the past really is another country, and the...
People say, ‘Oh, Mr. Sendak. I wish I were in touch with my childhood self, like...– Maurice Sendak, on what childhood means. (via theatlantic)
Long Flight of Stairs? | Slate
inwhichidigress: Daniel Engber in Slate mentions an odd study: …a classic study from 1943 confirmed the rather unsurprising fact that at least half of all adolescent boys can develop erections from nonsexual experiences, especially when those experiences inspire excitement, fear, or another strong emotion. (Among the examples given in that paper: “Being late to school,” “Fast elevator...
Villian ties woman to railroad tracks. Speeding train on tracks. Activity in train. Villian hides in tree. Sleeping hero falls in mud. Woman uses whistle to call for dog. Dog jumps out of apartment window. Woman chained to tracks calls for dog. Speeding train. Dog finds woman and barks for help. Dog runs for help, gives hero note from woman tied to tracks. Man on bicycle races to save woman. Dog...
The term “depressive realism” was coined by researchers back at the end of the...– Sadder but wiser - Jacob Burak explores how our mood influences the investments we make | Gründerszene File under: sad but true. (via jericsinger) I felt this especially acutely as a teenager. HOW ODD! (via pegobry)