Newsflash: Real humans are connected with one another whether they like it or not. They are awkward and dumb and wave their arms around if they get upset enough; real humans all have personal touchstones that are “off the map” because there is no map. We are so maplessly, ridiculously uncool that whole cultures and subcultures, whole personalities even, have been built to hide our ridiculousness from ourselves.
Mary Gaitskill on why we judge people for being uncool – an incredibly thoughtful excerpt from the book Let’s Talk About Love: Why Other People Have Such Bad Taste.
Also see Gaitskill on the 6 motives of creativity.(via explore-blog)
I hate when people say you can’t wear regular underwear with yoga pants. What’s next??? Push up bras with sweatshirts??? Sequined milkshakes??? Bow tie French fries???
when i die, i want all of the people i did group projects with to lower me into my grave so they can let me down one more time
After Tiller - Documentary Trailer
Watched this last night and can’t stop thinking about it. So, so moving and well done.
My name is not Annie. It’s Quvenzhané.
standing in a world of my own
they call it reckless love