New Colour Work - 1991
i need new music. it’s not that i’ve become bored with my favorites (mbv, radiohead, slowdive, beach house, john maus - for a few) because that’s not possible, but i need something new and beautiful. give me something, tumblr.
"…and that wherever they might be they always remember that the past was a lie, that memory has no return, that every spring gone by could never be recovered, and that the wildest and most tenacious love was an ephemeral truth in the end."
except for his smile though
Exclamation points in Tom Wolfe’s The Bonfire of the Vanities: 2,343
Number of years George Bush has been citing Bonfire of the Vanities as an example of his pleasure reading: 2
Anger? ‘t is safe never. Bar it! Use love!
Evoles ut ira breve nefas sit; regna!
Omnes animal post coitum triste est: Every animal, after coition, is sad. In Memories (1966), E. M. Bowra was reminded, by this, of the London firm of solicitors Mann, Rogers and Greaves. (The Germanic name Hrodgar: Roger, meant famed for the spear.) Roger, meaning “got ya,” O.K. is drawn from the radio practice of using names to identify letters; Roger (for the letter R) an abbreviation of “message received, understood, and accepted.” Roger: “I’ll take care of it.”
Gc, aft, after; ebb. of, off, offal *what falls off). evening, eftsoons. Via norse öfugr: turned backward, E awkward. April, when the days are clearly extending.
"Hold off! Unhand me, grey-beard loon!"
Eftsoons his hand dropt he.
—Coleridge, The Ancient Mariner
Whaane that Aprille with his shoures sote
The droghte of March hath perced to the rote …
[So Chaucer starts his pilgrimage to Canterbury.]
Freud, in The Psychotherapy of Everyday Life, 8, makes one of his characteristic leaps in the dark: “Occasionally I have had to admit to myself that the annoying, awkward stepping aside in the street, whereby for some seconds one steps … always in the same direction as the other person … conceals erotic purposes under the mask of awkwardness.” As Sir Thomas Browne noted, in Hydriotaphia (1958), “The long habit of living indisposeth us from dying.”