Lending Out Books, Hal Sirowitz
You’re always giving, my therapist said. You have to learn how to take. Whenever you meed a woman, the first thing you do is lend her your books. You think she’ll have to see you again in order to return them. But what happens is, she doesn’t have the time to read them, & she’s afraid if she sees you again you’ll expect her to talk about them, & will want to lend her even more. So...
Up to 100 women are expected to show off their cleavage outside the Vancouver...– Metro - Boobquake rally set to rock Vancouver today That’ll show that Iranian cleric. (via cameronr)
The Oft-Wedded Waif
By April Bernard homage to Edward Gorey As an infant, Clothilde Hornbeam was wrapped in a kerchieft and left in a thicket. She was adopted by wolves. Eventually, they banished her. She was taken in by the nuns at the Convent of the Impenetrable Heart. She learned to play the organ, and wrote liturgical music in a secret language. “Burn me in the fire and eat my fingers off / Babies...
Controversial and sadly banned Lane Bryant lingerie ad
Most Christians don’t form their views, they inherit them. In the case of...– Rev. Steve Kindle
To do today: -The last meeting with my practicum prof. We exchanged “words” via email this week. I needed to do 79-104 hours to complete my practicum and I completed 82 hours. He said this was “less than satisfactory” even though I have completed every single task he has assigned me. -Presentation in my Public Relations writing class. My partner did a lot more work...
Literature takes a habit of mind that has disappeared. It requires silence, some...– Phillip Roth
I have always aspired to a more spacious form that would be free from the claims of poetry or prose and would let us understand each other without exposing the author or reader to sublime agonies. In the very essence of poetry there is something indecent: a thing is brought forth which we didn’t know we had in us, so we blink our eyes, as if a tiger had sprung out and stood in the light, lashing...
This video is a tour of Cindy Gallop’s small, black home, built in the old YMCA men’s locker room in New York. It’s so full of personality. But the gilded crocodile, and crazy other stuffed animals are why you should watch it.
52books: Emily Haines and the Soft Skeleton -...
In My Flesh I See God: A Neurobiological... →
To summarize, current-day brain research can offer three central statements to add to the anthropological mosaic: Human beings are geared toward social acceptance in their innermost neurobiological drives and motivations. This is the reason why we are willing to take pains to receive the appreciation of our fellow humans. The brain experiences social exclusion or humiliation as it would physical...
We reproduce catastrophe because we ourselves are traumatized - both as a...– David Watson - The Pathology of Civilization, Against the Megamachine (via commondense) (via poortaste) (via ledgergermane)