I guess there is some sports stuff going on this weekend? I’ll root for the football team with the fewest alleged rapists.
hiredgoons: LAUREN: So when are you having people over to see your new apartment? ME: I’m not sure. Maybe never. LAUREN: Wait, have you had anyone over? ME: Not yet, and I kind of like that. It exists only as an abstract concept; it’s the Schroedinger’s Cat of studio apartments. If we can find a Heisenberg Uncertainty apartment and one with a Mobius floor plan, we’ve got an NYT trend...
We have waited for more than three hundred and forty years for our God-given and...– Martin Luther King’s “Letter from Birmingham Jail” was published in the August 1963 issue of The Atlantic. Read the whole thing here. (via theatlantic)
Studded with more than 8,600 diamonds, including a £4.2 million pink diamond set...– Damien Hirst courts controversy with diamond-studded baby’s skull - Telegraph (via sympathyfortheartgallery) OGC - That’s the official “wank” emoticon, right?
Thoughts on Black Swan (Why Not?)
This film is almost unreviewable from an analysis standpoint, because so much of the poetry and symbolism is RIGHT THERE, HITTING YOU IN THE FACE, and so trying to discuss the black-white imagery or dualism or perceptions of female sexuality seems redundant. It’s also not meant to be a look into the world of ballet or eating disorders or schizophrenia- the kind of crazy in Black Swan is...