When was super depressed, I wasn’t working—I was always too depressed. Hemingway...– In an interview with The Fix, Mary Karr debunks the toxic mythology that it is necessary to be damaged in order to be creative. My own vehement defiance to that mythology is what led me to choose Ray Bradbury – the ultimate epitome of creating from joy rather than suffering – as the subject of my...
Jacques Lacan reminds us, that in sex, each individual is to a large extent on...– Alain Badiou, In Praise of Love (via heteroglossia) File under: Alain Badiou is right about everything. …except cinema. (via thesoviette)
So if only to stick it to the man, isn’t it worth fighting back in some...– James Rhodes - The Guardian | “Find what you love and let it kill you” (the title is from Bukowski)
The fact that we live at the bottom of a deep gravity well, on the surface of a...– Douglas Adams (via maybeandroid)
La lucidité est la blessure la plus proche du Soleil.– René Char
But first and foremost, I learned from Whitman that the poem is a temple—or a...– Mary Oliver, Blue Pastures (via proustitute)
The sun never knew how great it was until it hit the side of a building.– Louis Kahn (via ummhello)