Acts of negation
Public radio in the tanning bed
Me: Tell me about that dude who hit on you!
Her: I hit on him. Well, I kicked his foot until he talked to me.
I ask myself, why do you do this, make words attached to melodies? Seen from a...– Khaela Maricich (The Blow)
Meaning from the meaningless
I keep mistaking mannequins for people and asking foreigners for directions.
When you are around young people who have ambition and taste, and who long to...– Being a Hipster Is an Excellent and Wonderful Thing!
‘How to live and how to die,’ that’s what Kalman says occupies...– Maira Kalman: Various Illuminations (of a Crazy World)
Wikipedia: "A blue eye can also be found on some forms of the hamsa hand, an apotropaic hand-shaped amulet against the evil eye found in the Middle East."
Elle: ...Maybe that's where the term "Talk to the hand" comes from.
Looking at the sun through a pinhole’s projection, I once watched a solar eclipse on a school playground, a group of eight-year-old heads buried in cardboard. On a road trip through some sun-blanched flatland I faced it unblinking, something stagnant across the sky—three hours strapped in the seat, watching the conversion of hydrogen into helium. Now I put something in front of my eyes to...
The Velvet Underground—Oh! Sweet...
I don’t know what I’m going to talk about now that I can’t...– Elle