The Hobbit in Three Parts →
I’m not entirely sure how I feel about this.
John Green's tumblr: On Having Figured Out the... →
fishingboatproceeds: “Why, for example, do the great writers use anticipation instead of surprise? Because surprise is merely an instrument of the unusual, whereas anticipation of a consequence enlarges our understanding of what is happening. Look at a point of land over which the sun is certain to rise, Coleridge…
Save the Gilmore House! →
Over the winter, my housemate and I received word that the vacant church next door had been bought by the owner of the strip mall on the other side for the purpose of knocking it down and building a Dollar General. As much as we love the idea of being sandwiched by a slum lord, and even though we clearly need another dollar store in the area (the other two within walking distance are just not...
Poets are always taking the weather so personally.– J. D. Salinger (via fishingboatproceeds) I do this! Damn sunshine. *grumbles*
This is what the internet is for...
neil-gaiman: Do not hesitate. Go to this link. Then gaze at the book titles, and marvel. (I don’t actually think I need to read any of them. It just makes me happy knowing they exist.) Edited to add, someone has done an illustration for HOW TO AVOID HUGE SHIPS. Edited even later to add, and yes, I have three of these books. I advise everyone to do as he says immediately.
When I tell you not to marry without love, I do not advise you to marry for love...– Anne Bronte, “The Tenant of Wildfell Hall” (via jmrichards)
In Defense of Cursive →
newyorker: “A knowledge of cursive may not be “relevant” to the modern world, but it is essential to a visceral sense of the past, and an ability to examine the literature, correspondence, and history contained in original documents.” As many U.S. schools begin to phase out the teaching of cursive, Judith Thurman writes in defense of script: http://nyr.kr/MLREak Hold up…they’re...
kristensquire: personalitypoem: John Green and Stephanie Meyer have the same literary agent. The more you know. Let’s talk about balancing karma, shall we? What what WHAT????
What TV can teach us about … surviving the... →
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