we need a little glamour & glamour arrives: Five... →
booksmatter: Anne Carson on George Eliot … when I read George Eliot, I read her for the descriptions of weather. Perhaps that’s the wrong way to read George Eliot, but how comforting, the way she describes light moving over trees and lying on a bench and somebody’s foot there … I…
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FAQ: THE “SNAKE FIGHT” PORTION OF YOUR THESIS... →
youmightfindyourself: By: Luke Burns, McSweeney’s Q: Do I have to kill the snake? A: University guidelines state that you have to “defeat” the snake. There are many ways to accomplish this. Lots of students choose to wrestle the snake. Some construct decoys and elaborate traps to confuse and then ensnare the snake. One student brought a flute and played a song to lull the snake to sleep. Then...
Hyperbole and a Half; Adventures in Depression →
I have love in me the likes of which you can scarcely imagine and rage the likes...– Mary Shelley, Frankenstein. (via riverran) #mary shelley #this quote though #it’s all kinds of wonderful #hey remember that time one asswipe was like you have 30 seconds to name something invented by a woman… #…and Mary was like SCIENCE FICTION MOTHERFUCKERS #that was awesome #thanks Mary Shelley...
Books…if you’re going to be anything, they are vital in life.– Roald Dahl (via scribalcorruption)
When gays get so angry about a chicken sandwich, it is because Chick-fil-A has...– Conor Gaughan - Huffington Post (via rosietheriotgrrrl)
The rules seem to be these: if you have written a successful novel, everyone...– James Michener (via amandaonwriting)
me: it's he.
person: *condescending smile* well, on your birth certificate--
me: yeah, it also says ' 8lbs, 6 oz '-- a lot has changed over the years
Ever since puberty, ever since I was 11 or 12, I’ve had cyclical depression....– Rachel Maddow: The Fresh Air Interview : NPR (via sayyestotreats)
fuck yeah, hard femme!: Male Privilege Is →
lightspeedsound: aboutmaleprivilege: Male Privilege is telling me to smile. Yes, I know it’s a lovely day. Yes, I know the birds are singing. In fact, yes, I am happy. I’m not smiling because this is my safety face. You may not be aware that women have a safety face. It’s the face…
True gender equality is actually perceived as inequality. A group that is made...– - Lucy, When Worlds Collide: Fandom and Male Privilege. (via thenewwomensmovement) Some of the teachers in my staff room have started making fun of me for my “PC-ness”, ever since I mentioned the above point in conversation recently. (via hisnamewasbeanni) In case anyone cares: My “maiden name”...