tytnetwork:

It’s not “after Ferguson.” Ferguson is still happening right now.

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diggly:

mamacastiel:

why does this have 32k notes? it’s just a picture of a knife in a ranch bottle, is there some unspoken joke that 32 thousand people share? what is going on here, i dont get it. it’s just a fucking picture of a knife in a ranch bottle. is there some spiritual connection people have to this picture? is there some ominous and mystical reasoning that this has 32 thousand notes? do people reblog this because it makes them look like some indie blogger? or is there just something funny to this? someone please explain

no one tell him

diggly:

mamacastiel:

why does this have 32k notes? it’s just a picture of a knife in a ranch bottle, is there some unspoken joke that 32 thousand people share? what is going on here, i dont get it. it’s just a fucking picture of a knife in a ranch bottle. is there some spiritual connection people have to this picture? is there some ominous and mystical reasoning that this has 32 thousand notes? do people reblog this because it makes them look like some indie blogger? or is there just something funny to this? someone please explain

no one tell him

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hittings:

A paparazzi photo of Angelina Jolie and Brad Pitt in the back seat of a car (2005), Raymond Pettibon’s Artwork for Sonic Youth’s album “Goo” from 1990, which is based on a paparazzi photo of David and Maureen Smith (Mr. and Mrs. Smith) driving to the Ian Brady and Myra Hindley trial in 1966

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unexplained-events:

Abandoned

There is a magical beauty to some abandoned places.

1) Abandoned ship in Canary Islands

2) Abandoned home in New Orleans

3) Abandoned Belgian chateau

4) Abandoned operating room

5) Abandoned home in Poland

soniasaraiya:

a-movie-dream:

Marie Antoinette

a very pretty film.

soniasaraiya:

a-movie-dream:

Marie Antoinette

a very pretty film.

nitratediva:

Ressel Orla as criminal mastermind Lio Sha in Fritz Lang’s Die Spinnen (1919).

nitratediva:

Ressel Orla as criminal mastermind Lio Sha in Fritz Lang’s Die Spinnen (1919).

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10 Essential Essays for Writers

tetw:

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On Keeping a Notebook by Joan Didion - A great essay about making notes that gets to the very core of the writing process

Write Like a Motherfucker by Cheryl Strayed - Raw, emotional advice on the role of humility and surrender in the often tortured world of the writer

Thoughts on Writing by Elizabeth Gilbert  - On disicpline, hard work, rejection and why it’s never too late to start

Write Till You Drop by Annie Dillard - “Do you think I could be a writer?” “I don’t know… . Do you like sentences?”

Why I Write by George Orwell - On egoism, a love of beauty, the quest for truth and the desire to change the world — Orwell’s ‘four great motive for writing’.

Despite Tough Guys, Life Is Not the Only School for Real Novelists by Kurt Vonnegut - A beautifully argued defence of the role of teaching in developing writers.

That Crafty Feeling by Zadie Smith - A lecture by a great essayist and novelist on the craft of writing.

A Place You All Know Well by Michael Chabon - On the central role of exporation in writing.

The Nature of Fun by David Foster Wallace (excerpt) - DFW on what drives writers to write

Uncanny the Singing That Comes from Certain Husks by Joy Williams - “Who cares if the writer is not whole? Of course the writer is not whole, or even particularly well…”

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jtotheizzoe:

pbsdigitalstudios:

This week’s episode of It’s Okay to be Smart is pretty “Bat-Ass.” For instance, did you know bat poop keeps little bats warm? …Aww?

Watch it here

Have you watched my…

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bat video yet?

Check it out here. And here’s a post I wrote earlier with some background on the bat cave I visited to make this one. It’s one of the most unique natural wonders on Earth, but you’ll have to watch to find out why :)

I love big bats and I cannot lie.

Getting Started Redux

kadrey:

On the book tour, people always ask how to get started writing. The trick is to remember two things. The first is to start working. If you have an idea, just do it. Don’t worry is it’s no good. That’s what second drafts are for. The other thing to remember is that you’re going to…

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