All posts tagged ‘literature

WTT REVIEW

Ghostface Killah reviewing WATCH THE THRONE. This shit is downright hilarious. Unfortunately I also agree most of the time. 11. Made In America ft. Frank Ocean – First of all son….Lionel Richie called from 1986 n said he wants his song back yo. Word. Sade jus hollad on twitter to say this shit is soft […]

Is Pop Culture Consuming Itself?

This is one of the most spot-on and important and interesting articles/discussions on retro-mania and contemporary pop-culture I have ever read. It’s a long read, but it is absolutely worth it. I could quote every line. Personally – just to jump right into it – I don’t think we’re at a dead end because we […]

unknown

i want to meet every person you know. everyone you’ve ever come into contact with. every member of your family, past and present, your old teachers and doctors, the croatian man who serviced you at the post office, girls who admire you from afar, been rejected by you, hate your guts, see you exactly for […]

My Mom Couldn’t Cook

I used to wonder why my mother hated cooking so much. I used to wonder why she cooked salmon fillets for two hours and pot roast for one. I thought for a long time that it was because she was a bad cook, because she rejected cooking as a way of rejecting us, because she […]

In Defense Of Offensive Art

The whole point of genre is to be exclusionary. You want to create a feeling among your listeners that they have special knowledge, that they are part of an exclusive group. Odd Future is great at making its fans feel like they get it when no one else does. You can see this same narrowing […]

The Worst Mistake in the History of the Human Race

Besides malnutrition, starvation, and epidemic diseases, farming helped bring another curse upon humanity: deep class divisions. Hunter-gatherers have little or no stored food, and no concentrated food sources, like an orchard or a herd of cows: they live off the wild plants and animals they obtain each day. Therefore, there can be no kings, no […]

Dear Coke Talk

Sure, heartbreak is inevitable and tomorrow is promised to no one, but that’s no reason to talk yourself out of happiness today. via Dear Coke Talk. Sometimes I run into the wisest things.

The Dictionary of Obscure Sorrows

apomakrysmenophobian. fear that your connections with people are ultimately shallow, that although your relationships feel congenial at the time, an audit of your life would produce an emotional safety deposit box of low-interest holdings and uninvested windfall profits, which will indicate you were never really at risk of joy, sacrifice or loss. via The Dictionary of Obscure […]

seth godin

Avoiding momentum Some days, even the best dentist doesn’t feel like being a dentist. And a lifeguard might not feel like being a lifeguard. Fortunately, they have appointments, commitments and jobs. They have to show up. They have to start doing the work. And most of the time, this jump start is sufficient to get […]

huntersthompson

“In a closed society where everybody’s guilty, the only crime is getting caught. In a world of thieves, the only final sin is stupidity.” Hunter S. Thompson