Life on Earth is quite a bargain. Dreams, for one, don’t charge admission....– Wislawa Szymborska
The writer Julian Barnes, considering mourning, once said, “It hurts just as...– Zadie Smith
If you want to know where your heart is, look where your mind goes when it...– Bernard Byer (via dknyprgirl)
WHEN SOMEONE SAYS TABLETS WILL SAVE JOURNALISM
Instead of worrying that you’re just gonna fall apart without a job, give...– Stacy London (via Media Beats)
Ironically, Rogers announced an increased commitment to female consumers just...– That’s Canadian writer Sabrina Maddeaux putting the boots to Rogers Media over its decision to shutter a slew of (successful) websites this week, including category leader Sweetspot.ca. (via craigsilverman)
So much about having a manuscript accepted is just out of your hands: the blood...– Lorrie Moore, The Art of Fiction No. 167 I fear the same is true with magazine pitches.
For surely it is a magical thing for a handful of words, artfully arranged, to...– Jhumpa Lahiri “My Life’s Sentences”
Song operates on so many levels. It operates on the level you just spoke of...– Leonard Cohen in The Guardian
Nostalgia is denial - denial of the painful present… the name for this denial is...– Midnight in Paris (2011)
I just like how he’s always leaning. Against stuff. He leans great.– Claire Danes as Angela Chase on Jared Leto as Jordan Catalano in My So Called Life (via stephanielacava) And please see my previous post: “He’s always closing his eyes like it hurts to look at things.”
There have been creeping indications that the magazine business isn’t really...– David Carr, The New York Times
I looked up the most commonly used nouns. The number one most common noun was...– Miranda July’s book excerpts in The New Yorker are killing me. Thank goodness I’m not 35 yet.
For a moment I could feel time the way he felt it—it was endless. Everything...– Miranda July
…my mum once told me the tricky thing about aging is that essentially, as...– Maya Villiger from Turned Out