It felt as if things were literally slipping through my fingers. Things were...– Michelle Williams on a series of personal losses after Heath Ledger’s Death
The Loneliest Whale In the World →
I think I just found a friend.
elsawells: “You have been my friend. That in itself is a tremendous thing. I wove my webs for you because I liked you. After all, what’s a life, anyway? We’re born, we live a little while, we die. A spider’s life can’t help being something of a mess, with all this trapping and eating flies. By helping you, perhaps I was trying to lift up my life a trifle. Heaven knows anyone’s life can stand a...
I only want you to show me some kind of necessity.
Art and love are the same thing: It’s the process of seeing yourself in things...– Chuck Klosterman, Killing Yourself to Live: 85% of a True Story (via annieelainey)
My friend once told me,
“It got quiet and she said, ‘I miss you.’ And I laughed. ‘Why do you miss me? I’m right here.’ And I wanted to tell him that I spend most of my time missing people and places and feelings that never really even left. At least not on a tangible level. He said that he’d never missed any one in his life, not that he knew of any way. “I miss my...
1. too much inspiration 2. too much on my mind 3. too much to look forward to to stay still for this long.
I STAND WITH PLANNED PARENTHOOD →
The U.S. House of Representatives has just voted to bar Planned Parenthood health centers from all federal funding for birth control, cancer screenings, HIV testing, and other lifesaving care. Do something.
Jon Stewart and Kristen Schaal give examples of...
KRISTEN: Our taxes are going to abortions in ways no one is even talking about.
JON: Well, let's talk about it now. How?
KRISTEN: Well, for starters, we have to cut funding for fire departments.
JON: Why would that be?
KRISTEN: Helllloooo? What if an abortion clinic catches fire, and firefighters put it out, paving the way for more abortions? Abortionist firefighters, paid for with our taxpayer dollars.
JON: Well that's like saying we need to de-fund the Coast Guard because abortion providers go to the beach.
KRISTEN: I hadn't even thought of that. But you're right -- no more Coast Guard! Give me another. This is fun.
KRISTEN: Mile-High Club. Number one cause of unwanted pregnancies between Newark and LAX.
JON: Mining Safety Commission.
KRISTEN: Mile-BELOW Club.
JON: Library of Congress.
KRISTEN: Sexy librarians.
KRISTEN: Space abortions!
JON: Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco and Firearms.
KRISTEN: Jon, please. I'm getting pregnant just listening to you.
this kind of a day
And it’s not “clever lonely” (like Morrissey) or “interesting lonely” (like...– klosterman (via jenna2step)
thiselephants: sometimes i get really discouraged because so many people are doing so many great things and i think, well the things i do must be great on some level. and i think about how everything in time and i feel a little better. Sometimes, I feel the same, but most times..I don’t feel a little better.
When I was a student at Cambridge I remember an anthropology professor holding...– Sandi Toksvig (via iamateenagefeminist, learninglog) (via youdontlooklikeafeminist) (via rosietint)(via the-madame-hatter)(via nicocoer)(via catesnarks)(via taoistsoul) (via loveyourchaos)
He tried to take your soul, but didn’t realize you keep it in a different...
True feminism seeks not to make women the equals of men within an exploitative...– Laurie Penny (via gauntlet)(via therealkatiewest)(via garconniere)
The arts are not a way of making a living. They are a very human way of making...– Kurt Vonnegut, A Man Without a Country, 2005 (via happythings.) Thank you, thank you, thank you.
sanliaowu: When you sleep tomorrow And it won’t be long Once in a while When you make me smile