Three songs that I like today: Lady Daydream, Twin Sister Sun Hands, Local Natives Carry Out, Justin Timberlake + Timbaland
Most people vastly overestimate the extent to which more money would improve our lives. Most schools and colleges spend too much time preparing students for careers and not enough preparing them to make social decisions. Most governments release a ton of data on economic trends but not enough on trust and other social conditions. In short, modern societies have developed vast institutions oriented...
and then one day, we no longer needed the words. →
In general, people were not road maps. People were not hieroglyphs or books....– Lorrie Moore, “What You Want to Do Fine”
lesenfantsjouentalarussie: Neil Young. Harvest...
Went out to eat with some girls, found myself imagining that we were all topless, at the table. It was nothing sexual, it was just, something had to change. One pot had bean residue, the other rice. I had not scrubbed either hard enough. Had to heat my coffee water up with beans. I have one rule: no work before coffee. Mom texted me: “I am sick of watching these young male intellectuals...
“I do think that women, like elephants, remember everything and love peanuts.” - Julie Klausner
I am the type of person who, after saying no to something, will sit down with myself and some paper and not stop sitting until I figure out what it is that I was so afraid of, and why. Until I figure out what it was that I didn’t understand. The answers tend to be simple and always the same: I say no to people, because I’m afraid of myself. But Saturday night was different. On...
If I weren’t burning myself out, do you think I’d be able to sing? That’s the...– Edith Piaf (via smut-to-go)
between two ferns with ben stiller
Everyone in Nigeria affectionately called Fela “Baba,” or father....– good little article about Fela in the new Fader
coachella tips from bleach black: • Think comfort first. It gets HOT AS FUCK out there…. expect to see lots of lingere. • No “Jumpers”. Remember, this is an out door venue which means outdoor restrooms! • Cut off denim shorts are essential *Our “Sydney” cut-off short is still fucking boss Here’s the link: Sydney Cut Off • Bring a bikini or some sort of swimwear. I promise, at some...
Mia: In conversation, do you listen or wait to talk? Vincent: I have to admit, I wait to talk. But I’m tryin harder to listen.
“So, what do you do for a living?” “Some say that I’m a dreamer.” “I see.” “But I’m not the only one.” “Hm. Most dreamers are freelance. What is the name of your company?” “I hope some day you’ll join us.” “That’s quite flattering. Let me get you my business card—or maybe. Maybe...
Throughout my childhood, I was told that my dad’s side of the family was 100% Irish so, I was at least 75% Irish. On Sundays in the summer I went to my grandpa’s string band concerts by the beach. He played the banjo, and dressed up silly. Mummers, they were called. My grandmother danced barefoot with her friends. Strange, pigeon-like dances. I don’t know that string bands and...
dream projects via jezebel.
fuckyeahthewhitestripes: D 3 A T H L 3 T T 3...