You have to question a cinematic culture which preaches artistic expression, and...– Ryan Gosling, actor and feminist, in a letter protesting the NC-17 rating of Blue Valentine. The rating was based on one consensual sex scene. (via snowstorminjuly)
I hope someday somebody wants to hold you for twenty minutes straight and that’s...– Jenna (Waitress, 2007)
When you write, it’s like braiding your hair. Taking a handful of coarse unruly...– Edwidge Danticat
peterfeld: Ugh, the ironically “flat” and faux-childlike voice of “Tumblr writing.” “Because that’s what Tumblr comes down to. There’s a vile sub-section of Tumblr-istas who I’m not going to name because they’re crazily vigilant about monitoring themselves and prone to throwing long, maudlin fits about “people being mean on the internet” and so on and...
I Miss Jon Stewart, Too: 10 Classic Episodes to...
Pilot Episode with Michael J. Fox - January 11, 1999 Betty White - May 11, 2000 Stephen Colbert Substitutes as Host with Guest Ralph Nader - July 6, 2004 George Carlin - March 10, 2004 Steve Carrell - August 15, 2005 Rachel Maddow - January 7, 2009 Fox News: Go Fuck Yourself Choir - April 20, 2010 Barack Obama - October 27, 2010 Michael Steele - February 1, 2011 Trey Parker & Matt...
Topography by Sharon Olds
culpritsouth: After we flew across the country we got into bed, laid our bodies delicately together, like maps laid face to face, East to West, my San Francisco against your New York, your Fire Island against my Sonoma, my New Orleans deep in your Texas, your Idaho bright on my Great Lakes, my Kansas burning against your Kansas your Kansas burning against my Kansas, your Eastern Standard Time...
Don't do that.
You, stop. Stop waiting. Stop letting yourself down. Stop looking for quiet rooms in a burning building. Stop grasping for bottom rungs of ladders that were never extended to you. Stop writing text messages to dead numbers. Stop alphabetizing your DVD collection and hanging up shirts in a pattern coherent to the spectrum. Stop synchronizing your watch to someone else’s clock. Stop casting...
I think you should know I feel you in the thunder, I smell you in rain.– Daily Haiku on Love by Tyler Knott Gregson (via laneplusultra)