William S. Burroughs New Year’s Day 1965 →
claytoncubitt: “INTERVIEWER: You regard addiction as an illness but also a central human fact, a drama? BURROUGHS: Both, absolutely. It’s as simple as the way in which anyone happens to become an alcoholic. They start drinking, that’s all. They like it, and they drink, and then they become alcoholic. I was exposed to heroin in New York - that is, I was going around with people who were using...
North of Boston. 1915.
“Home,” he mocked gently. “Yes, what else but home? It all depends on what you mean by home. Of course he’s nothing to us, any more Than was the hound that came a stranger to us Out of the woods, worn out upon the trail.” “Home is the place where, when you have to go there, They have to take you in.” “I should have called it Something you somehow...
The order of things
AS: So she was bipolar?
AS: How did you find out?
AS: Did she tell you?
JB: Well, she told me
JB: and then I found out.
If you want to live your life in a creative way, as an artist, you have to not...– Steve Jobs - Playboy 1985 (via theessentialman)
Before you embark on your quest for poutine
without (necessarily) crossing the Canadian border, it helps to look under your nose first.
I’ve never seen such a wholesale failure of government to provide basic...– Councilman David Greenfield, commenting on Brooklyn’s descent into post-snowpocalyptic anarchy (Brooklyn Paper)
Colbert on Thundersnow →
…tomorrow it’s Sleet-namis, flood-nados, and the Four Snowmen of the Apocalypse. Repent.
For your writing to be great—I mean great, not clever, or even brilliant, or...– An Inspirational Letter to My Students (via Instapaper)
The Classical Jazz Quartet - Bedouin Dreams This...
Thank Baby Jesus for 30 Rock
They should get an Emmy or something.
Feliz Nabiblah!– Pee-Wee Herman
There’s a common misunderstanding among all the human beings who have ever been...– Pema Chodron (via psychotherapy)
Live hearing on Net Neutrality →
evangotlib: jonprins: mikehudack: kellysutton: If the FCC creates policies like they ground their mics, we’re totally effed. Seriously. Indubitably. Undoubtedly. Doobie-doobie-doo.
If you had a lawsuit against windshield wipers, you wouldn’t not use windshield...– Tyler Winklevoss rationale for why he’s on Facebook despite claiming Mark Zuckerberg stole Facebook from him and his twin brother. (via soupsoup)