Quoz

Jul 24

(Source: glasscatfigurine, via stophittingyourself)

Jul 22

“As you exit [the 9/11 Memorial Museum], toward West street, another uniformed man is obliged to spend his day telling kids not to stand on the benches in the memorial park. “You, there! Down.” It doesn’t occur to the kids that standing on the granite plinths could be an offense, and they wonder at first whom the guard could be addressing. They look bewildered—you mean us?—and then descend. The idea that we celebrate the renewal of our freedom by deploying uniformed guards to prevent children from playing in an outdoor park is not just bizarre in itself but participates in a culture of fear that the rest of the city, having tested, long ago discarded.” — Stones and Bones, by Adam Gopnik. The New Yorker, July 7 & 14, 2014. p. 38

Jul 19

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Jul 18

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Jul 14

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Jul 10

chrisreblogs:

I felt like this chart didn’t go far enough.

chrisreblogs:

I felt like this chart didn’t go far enough.

sebsational:

When it’s dark in comics, how does one character even read what the other character is saying

sebsational:

When it’s dark in comics, how does one character even read what the other character is saying

(Source: johnnythehorse)

Jul 09

Warren G. Hard-on

From a letter by then-Senator Warren G. Harding to his mistress, Carrie Fulton Phillips:

March 12, 1915

Jerry — you recall Jerry, whose cards I once sent you to Europe — came in while I was pondering your notes in glad reflection, and we talked about it. He was strongly interested, and elated and clung to discussion. He told me to say that you are the best and darlingest in the world, and if he could have but one wish, it would be to be held in your darling embrace and be thrilled by your pink lips that convey the surpassing rapture of human touch and the unspeakable joy of love’s surpassing embrace. I cordially agree with all he said. Perhaps it is not important maybe it is not even interesting, but he is devotedly, exclusively, for you..

Note: Jerry was Harding’s code word for penis.

Jul 08

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elllena on Instagram -

ellena:

Scrolling through the webpage for the first time, and I’m really happy with it.

About once a month or so I look through Ellena’s entire instagram, because it always makes me feel great for some reason. Something about the fact that I’m friends with so many of those people makes me smile.

(Early on, she took my picture for this when I wasn’t looking, which is for the best.)