You are so young; you stand for beginnings. I would like to beg of you, dear...– Rainer Maria Rilke, Letters to a Young Poet
dinnerpartydan asked: Last last dick joke was too subtle, I'm afraid I didn't understand it. Could you possibly dumb it down for me?
Anonymous asked: Do I have to tell you my problems to get a dick joke or can I just request one upfront?
wutsuphotdog asked: 3rd planet's on your makeout playlist?? that's like the saddest song of all time!
…more tender and erotic than Cormac McCarthy…– This is from the jacket copy of Micheline Aharonian Marcom’s The Mirror in the Well, put out by Dalkey. You can use it, though, to describe LITERALLY ANYTHING. (via mcnallyjackson)
‘He didn’t reject the idea so much as not react to it and watch as it floated...– Infinite Jest, David Foster Wallace
saddestmanonearth asked: I like how you have therapy sessions in your ask box
Anonymous asked: how do i fix up a fuck up?
If you can’t tell, I’m not really into the whole “giving serious advice” thing right now. So I’ll probably just answer anything you guys ask me with some sort of dick joke.
Anonymous asked: Hi again. Can you do my a favour, and post some love quotes that aren't corny? Something that's deep, and something that gives lessons to learn from. Thanks.
Anonymous asked: I feel like a child asking this but I'm doing it anyway: how can you tell if your guy friend likes you?
Anonymous asked: My girlfriend and I are doing long distance during winterbreak, so of course she wants to skype a lot. Personally, I'm not a fan of skype. The other night she texted me saying she wanted to see my face and I told her I would skype with her but I was tired and wanted to sleep. She told me "You suck sometimes." I gave in and told her I would skype with her, but she said it's too...
..the truth is, that when a Library expels a book of mine and leaves an...– Happy Birthday Mark Twain! Context: Some librarians were agitated about Eve’s Diary, Twain’s fictitious first-person diary written by the first woman. (via wwnorton)
In September, when my brother-in-law learned that my book still hadn’t sold, he...– Edan Lepucki: Reasons Not to Self-Publish
newsweek: futurejournalismproject: Stephen Colbert on CNN’s firing of approximately 50 journalists after the network completed a study on the quality of user generated content it was receiving via platforms such as iReport. Colbert nails it. You savvy kids and your social tumblin’ are gonna be the death of us all.
A Jewish state doesn’t prevent a holocaust. In fact, the place where Jews are...– Noam Chomsky in a 2004 interview with Jennifer Bleyer (via mohandasgandhi)
A Millionaire Small Business Would Benefit From... →
“The anti-tax crowd is boxed in…. Are Republicans going to deny the average working family a $1,500 tax break in order to spare millionaires a modest increase? That $1,500 or so, multiplied by every paycheck in America, would have a huge effect on economic growth next year, widely estimated as between 1.5 and 2 percentage points. The tax increase would affect only a tiny fraction of small...
THIS BLOG IS NOT RON PAUL FRIENDLY. →
paxamericana: Ron Paul wants to define life as starting at conception, build a fence along the US-Mexico border, prevent the Supreme Court from hearing cases on the Establishment Clause or the right to privacy, permitting the return of sodomy laws and the like (a bill which…
Nobody tells this to people who are beginners, I wish someone told me. All of us...– Ira Glass
Former News of the World Reporter: 'Privacy Is for... →
reagan-was-a-horrible-president: newcityinthefuture: nebraska-admiral: So an awful News Corp dude (Brian McMullen) said (Duh) awful stuff about why they were perfectly in the right to hack people’s bullshit. Anyway, his defense was this: “In 21 years of invading people’s privacy I’ve never actually come across anyone who’s been doing any good. Privacy is the space bad people need to do bad...
That’s the whole secret, is if you hire great people and you don’t mess them up...– Woody Allen on directing actors, from Woody Allen: A Documentary, which yes, of course you should watch (via lonelysandwich) I have a major talent crush on Woody Allen.
A group of customs employees at the Suez seaport... →
mohandasgandhi: The claim was supported by Medhat Eissa, an activist in the coastal city of Suez, who provided documents he says he obtained from a group of employees at the Suez Canal customs. The employees have been subjected to questioning for their refusal to allow an initial seven ton shipment of the US-made tear gas canisters enter the port. A group of employees at the Adabiya...
Siri had no problem answering other questions, including some decidedly from...– Apple’s Siri balks at abortion queries, pro-choice advocates charge - Computerworld This tickled me. Siri has no moral opposition to your murdering someone in cold blood, but won’t tell you where to get a safe, legal abortion. Awesome. I agree with the assertion that chances are, this has more to...
thedailywhat: Movie Trailer of the Day: [SEIZURE WARNING] First official teaser for Tim & Eric’s big-screen debut, Tim and Eric’s Billion Dollar Movie. Surprise! It’s really weird. But is also apparently a real movie that is going to be in real theaters for real. Co-starring Zach Galifianakis, Will Ferrell, Jeff Goldblum, John C. Reilly, Erica Durance, and Will Forte, B$M reportedly tells...
[Don’t try to be master in everything.] What you once won and held did not stay...– Sophocles, from Oedipus the King (thanks, nomoretea)
Articulate words are a harsh clamor and dissonance. When man arrives at his...– Nathaniel Hawthorne (via garptwo)