Because world media has an unfair positivity bias.

1st September 2014

Photo reblogged from The Kimono Gallery with 61 notes

taishou-kun:

Hiromi Uehara (pianist) - Portrait by Muga Miyahara - 2014

taishou-kun:

Hiromi Uehara (pianist) - Portrait by Muga Miyahara - 2014

Tagged: hiromi ueharajazzmusicmusicians

Source: taishou-kun

30th August 2014

Photo reblogged from Hi, I'm Tom Pynchon with 28 notes

transpondster:

Faxes of note: Pynchon sends fax to producers of The Simpsons, with script notes

transpondster:

Faxes of note: Pynchon sends fax to producers of The Simpsons, with script notes

Source: transpondster

29th August 2014

Chat reblogged from ≧◡≦ with 197,049 notes

  • student: can i borrow a pencil
  • teacher: i don't know, CAN you?
  • student: yes, also colloquial irregularities occur frequently in any language and since you and the rest of our present company understood my intended meaning, being particular about the distinctions between "can" and "may" is purely pedantic and arguably pretentious

Source: novakian

29th August 2014

Post with 1 note

No sleep, Brooklyn or otherwise

28th August 2014

Quote

Hinckle Von Vampton returns home and spends a night dreaming of things too horrible to repeat. New Jersey. Things like that.
— Ishmael Reed, Mumbo Jumbo

Tagged: Mumbo Jumboliteratureishmael reedquotesnew jersey

28th August 2014

Audio post reblogged from Ahab Had His Whale with 5 notes - Played 14 times

Tagged: clap handstom waitsmusic

27th August 2014

Post

Anxiety always hits me like a truck

27th August 2014

Quote reblogged from An Existential Life with 693 notes

Ruin them. Wreck their lives. Then build them cubicles to end their days in. Hushaby. Lullaby. Die, dog. Little dog, die.
James Joyce, Ulysses (via robcam-wfu)

Tagged: james joycejoyceulyssesliterature

Source: robcam-wfu

27th August 2014

Quote reblogged from An Existential Life with 714 notes

And all this ceaseless labor—to what end? Merely to entomb oneself deeper and deeper in silence, it seems, so deep that one can never be dragged out of it again by anybody.
Franz Kafka || Investigations of a Dog (via socratic-thinker)

Tagged: kafkafranz kafkaliteratureinvestigations of a dog

Source: intellectual-poaching

26th August 2014

Chat reblogged from The love and the lives of man and machine. with 77,193 notes

  • nice friend person: hey, how've you been?
  • me: capitalism is crushing me. i am barely surviving. i am full of toxic resentment. i want revenge.

Tagged: Livin' la vida Logan