I wanted very much to be a person of value and I had to ask myself how this...– Cormac McCarthy, All the Pretty Horses
From a distance or close at hand, the damp beauty of prisons was not recognized....– Andre Breton and Philippe Soupalt, The Magnetic Fields
“I don’t like anything here at all,” said Frodo, “step or stone, breath or bone. Earth, air and water all seem accursed. But so our path is laid.” “Yes, that’s so,” said Sam. “And we shouldn’t be here at all, if we’d known more about it before we started. But I suppose it’s often that way. The brave things in the old tales and songs, Mr. Frodo: adventures, as I used to call them. I used to think...
Is there anyone on Tumblr who has taken a college...
drspencerreid: Preferably with knowledge of macroeconomics? If so, I need your help! I have a paper to do for my class, but I’m having trouble coming up with a topic. It has to be something that is “wrong” with our/a society, and I have to use my knowledge of macroeconomics to solve it. I don’t need you to solve a problem for me, I just need help on coming up with a topic (something that is...
The greatest stop-motion I’ve seen in quite awhile.
The so-called ‘psychotically depressed’ person who tries to kill herself doesn’t...– David Foster Wallace, Infinite Jest
Moving Clocks Run Slow (Demo), We Were Promised...
I finally finish my year on November 24th. Between now and then, however, it’s a nightmare; 9 different assignments, ranging from short stories to reflective journals to 5000 word essays. However, I’m stuck on my essay (due this Friday) for my Religion and Mythology class. I’ve always loved Egyptian mythology, but I’m wanting to explore something different. Right now...
My Top 5 Artists (Week Ending 2009-10-25) →
Bloc Party (107) Tegan and Sara (41) Beirut (26) We Were Promised Jetpacks (23) Caspian (18) Imported from Last.fm Tumblr by JoeLaz
She looks her age, twenty, but her mind is outside time. She’s away with...– Malorie Blackman, Naughts and Crosses
Those who are faithful know only the pleasures of love: it is the faithless who...– Oscar Wilde, The Picture of Dorian Gray
Elephant Gun, Beirut.
Hell, Tegan and Sara.
Even if I could outrun it now, it would not turn again Not now. Our great...– C.S. Lewis, The Late Passenger