paulftompkins:

Saw “X-Men:Days of Future Past” on a plane recently. This was my takeaway.

paulftompkins:

Saw “X-Men:Days of Future Past” on a plane recently. This was my takeaway.

356 notes

Actually I am recovering from getting very drunk last night, and if I do nothing I feel everyone in the office is looking at me, so I have to write letters as there is nothing on at the moment.
The novelist Anthony Powell, writing in a 1927 letter. Read Ed Park's reflection on the writer’s work. (via newyorker)

359 notes

baseballcardvandals:

You’ve got to learn the fundamentals if you want to drive it straight to the hole and slam dunk your dangus.
Own this BCV original.

Rambis represent.

baseballcardvandals:

You’ve got to learn the fundamentals if you want to drive it straight to the hole and slam dunk your dangus.

Own this BCV original.

Rambis represent.

106 notes

I think this is from an all-star cartoon video that you could rent for free from Hollywood Video when I was in college. I don’t believe I ever watched it sober.

I think this is from an all-star cartoon video that you could rent for free from Hollywood Video when I was in college. I don’t believe I ever watched it sober.

3 notes

There is a kind of lingering snobbery in the literary world that wants to exclude nonfiction from the classification of literature—to suggest that somehow it lacks artistry, or imagination, or invention by comparison to fiction. The mentality is akin to the prejudice that long held photography at bay in the visual-art world.
Philip Gourevitch on why nonfiction deserves a Nobel (via newyorker)

587 notes