"But you are a woman who stage dives…" [x]
On a night when Americans—journalists, children—are being gassed by other Americans paid to protect them, when people are fighting not for revolution but for equality under the law, I, who have never had to fight for anything in particular, listen to Charles Mingus and try to understand
Le Petit Soldat (1963) dir. by Jean-Luc Godard: “It’s strange. When I look myself in the face…I get the feeling I don’t match what I think it’s inside.”
— Valeria Luiselli, “Relingos: The Cartography of Empty Spaces” (via invisiblestories)
Child throwing a stone, USA, 1941
[From the Réunion des Musées Nationaux]
Dickinson, Emily. The Letters of Emily Dickinson. (via wordsnquotes)
I have long contemplated getting a tattoo of this exact frame. I don’t do a lot of eulogizing but this scene is so massive for me: the truck heading down the highway, Sally unable to stop laughing because she is free: she thought she was going to die, but she’s free, she has escaped, the night was long and incomprehensibly awful but now it’s light outside
thank you Marilyn Burns for giving voice to that feeling
- A Fun Little David Letterman Story, By the One and Only Sturgill Simpson
One of my favorite things about Letterman is when he really gets a...
- “In the sunset of dissolution, everything is illuminated by the aura of nostalgia, even the guillotine.”— Milan Kundera +
I hope you accidentally brag about being better than a Greek god at something.