a great article on the role abandoning projects plays in our creativity. really good. http://www.nytimes.com/2015/03/15/books/review/mark-oconnell-abandonment-issues.html?emc=edit_tnt_20150313&nlid=52571394&tntemail0=y&_r=0
i follow – as should you – the artistic delves of Deletist Bleakhaus (or collaborators). Exceptional portrayal of our and the world’s shadows.
got here from my interest in Peter Lorre. M getting a tattoo of Lorre’s name on my hand – as soon as i save the bucks.
This is my favorite commentary on Michael Jackson’s death, from the Ill Doctrine’s Jay Smooth. Hat Tip to Jesse Thorn of Maximum Fun.
Has anyone said in the last five minutes what a heroic genius we have in Stephen Colbert? Undoubtedly. It’s not just the great writing; it is, most of all, the crazed prophetic certainty in his eye. I adore this.
Because if not, I don’t understand why these earplugs won’t fit in my right ear anymore. They come out all squiggly, having jammed part-way in. Three in a row. “Compare to Flent’s” it says on the Walgreens container—as if I wasn’t having a Kafaesque enough day as it was.
Half the harm that is done in this world
Is due to people who want to feel important
They don’t mean to do harm
But the harm does not interest them.
Or they do not see it, or they justify it
Because they are absorbed in the endless struggle
To think well of themselves.
T. S. Eliot
Nice! “But the harm does not interest them.” Thanks, Narcissism 101.