It recalls a certain bit of wisdom from Truman Capote. “The real difference...– vanity fair
I’ve no idea what informs my approach to each picture other than a vague...– in other words, how to get to art.
… photographs bring themselves into being. All I can do is try to draw...– mike golby
Reading Barnes, like reading so many other English writers of his generation –...– 3quarksdaily
The findings are consistent with the hypothesis that romantic rejection is a...– not that i’ve ever been like that, myself
Ballmer (and Microsoft) still doesn’t get the iPad– ars technica. i don’t know, are we surprised?
Do you wanna see a show about fucking? Sure, you do– the rude pundit (who wrote one)
There’s no shell script, there’s no fancy pen, there’s no notebook or nap or...– merlin mann
Every household in North Korea is provided with a white cloth, to be used...– arts and letters daily
UK GOVERNMENT ACTS TO PREVENT ARREST OF POPE– one hell of a headline
Scientists behind the European particle collider aimed at uncovering the secrets...– jesus fc, enough already. greedy buggers.
There used to be obscenity. There used to be a distinction, as between day and...– lenny michaels
So, what do you do if you’re a PC maker whose business is still all about...– cnet. pitiful, really.
… how modernism’s roots lay in part in the fundamental human need to...– something to ponder -h/t chris locke (link goes to amazon)
I wonder if panic has started to set in at Apple yet.– um, dan? no.
The art of slow reading | The Guardian tags: fuckers reading books– derek powazek. not sure if that’s one tag or three.
Henry David Thoreau, who was wrong about so many things, was right when he said...– mystic bourgeoisie
A society in which material development co-exists with spiritual progress is one...– well then we are good and truly fucked
… or maybe because I just happen to prefer people whose sweaters are...– xoxo rabbit blog
By they I mean me. But I don’t think I’m alone.– peggy noonan. sadly mistaken.
Joyce Carol Oates told The New York Times Magazine why violence is so often the...– which explains why she is not very good
I told him that on a scorching Great Plains summer day, without...– dick cavett | arthur godfrey
Whatever is most charming, most promising of success, most popular, and most in...– just a thought
The saddest, most pathetic, most “Tell me about the rabbits, George”...– the rude pundit
Plants ‘can think and remember’– oh my god. as if things weren’t bad enough …
And whatever you do, don’t get talked into a drinking game involving Jobs saying...– daring fireball
Joan Rivers on how to find Osama bin Laden: “He’s on dialysis. There is one...– the new republic
Tolstoy’s mastery of the feat of simultaneously putting the reader inside the...– london review of books
… this is really the marvel of capitalism: its ability to treat as a...– this can’t be happening
BP is deploying its deep pockets in an attempt to buy up every single scientist...– remember your shakespeare?
… the man of the East cannot take Americans seriously because they have...– tony judt quoting milosz
This is President Obama’s Rwanda moment– dave eggers on the sudan
Falling in love with the average 21-year-old guy is like falling in love with a...– that rabbit
Sometimes, when we’re talking, my dad will stop, and sigh, and close his eyes....– ::: wood s lot :::
Whenever you say that, people cry censorship, but frankly? Fuck off.– clay shirkey
And to put it in one bleak sentence, no medium has ever survived the...– clay shirkey/a>
Bill Clinton Plans Out How To Help Democrats In 2010– are we sure about that?
Thank you, Switzerland, for freeing Polanski– wapo
The answer must be, I think, that beauty and grace are performed whether or not...– annie dillard
Over the past several years, Rotenberg and her team have made clear that when...– how lovely, and how obvious