…get that real job and make art on the side for as long as your brain and...– Himanshu Suri in response to this question right here: amit-amit-amit asked: Would you encourage someone who is in a similar to your’s five years ago (graduating college, getting a consulting job/med school etc) to pursue art as a career despite how much their Indian parents discourage...
Ignore the fact that all your limbs are controlled by the same nervous system....– Kate Sisneros, “How to be an Awkward Female”
Before I forget, HAPPY BIRTHDAY SCREAMIN’...
If it crushes you, it’s only because you were weak to begin with.– Bart Schaneman, “You Don’t Have to be Atlas to Live Here” I really like this.
The Walkmen - “I Lost You” The word...
Bill Fox - “My Baby Crying” Can...
orallymupright asked: I heard you do your best writing while listening to dubstep. Is this true?
orallymupright asked: In a moment of weakness, I yanked the underwire out of my bra and I can't get it back in. Any advice?
Now I can’t pretend to understand what keeps hope alive for a man who has awoken...– Zack Furness, “Hope Floats on a Paper Boat”
Operation Ivy - “Jaded” Some days...
BART SCHANEMAN: Lafayette Avenue →
bartschaneman: For Frank O’Hara The light now is yellow and there are birds. Brooklyn at 6 a.m. and I am expecting my body to collapse from my incessant working. The clock tower is pink and gray on my ride home, the image of me sitting there in pale blue boxer shorts looking out the window while she slept…
Rebels are great at exposing and overthrowing corrupt political regimes, but...– David Foster Wallace, “E Unibus Pluram: Television and U.S. Fiction”
If you’re writing the last episode of The Simpsons ever, what would happen in...– Almie Rose interviews Chris (Simpsons Artist)
The Look of Freedom
By JESSICA HELFAND It was the American novelist William Faulkner who once observed that we must be free not because we claim freedom, but because we practice it. So who am I to take issue with more contemporary interpretations of commemorative form? A design critic, that’s who. Today, July 4, is Independence Day in the United States. It is for many of us the official start of summer, an...
Behind closed doors we shine our shoes and our personalities; we rest and then...– Elizabeth Gumport, “Escape to New York”
Hold two balls in your right hand, one towards the back of your palm, one at the...– Steve Glimpse, “Learn to Juggle” Does so much as hearing the word “ball” make you giggle? How about two balls? Learning to juggle is not for the impatient or the immature.
I guess sometimes it’s easier to romanticize failure than to acknowledge the...– “Maybe It’s Me”, a review of Four Weddings and a Funeral by Brianna Ashby