…The children of the hour of darkness were born, I’m afraid, in the...– Saleem, Midnight’s Children by Salman Rushdie
Coal Miners Say They Were Forced to Attend Romney... →
sinidentidades: A group of coal miners in Ohio feel they would have been fired if they did not attend an Aug. 14 event with presumptive Republican presidential nominee Mitt Romney and contribute to his campaign — and to make matters worse, they lost of day of pay for their trouble. In phone calls and emails to WWVA radio host David Blomquist, employees at the Century Mine in Ohio said they...
The moon, it turns out, is a great place for men. One-sixth gravity must be a...– E. B. White, July 26, 1969 Truth. (via explore-blog)
cassius614: renkris: hiddlesuave: COLIN MOCHRIE AND TOM HIDDLESTON ARE TWEETING EACH OTHER WHAT I JESUS FUCK Imagine the awesomeness if Whose Line Is It Anyway was still airing and he made a guest appearance… Mother of GOD.
Hillary Clinton on Being Asked about Her Clothes
bostonreview: Interviewer: Okay. Which designers do you prefer? Hillary Clinton: What designers of clothes? Interviewer: Yes. Hillary Clinton: Would you ever ask a man that question? Interviewer: Probably not. Probably not. [Via UniteWomen.org; State.gov] Git it, Hillary.
anyabluebird: dudeufugly: e-sigh: Cup-stacking otter :OOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOO I JUST DIED OF THE CUTE … okay .. I am sure those two ARE allowed in the flight deck OH my GAWD
In college, I used to underline sentences that struck me, that made me look up...– Jhumpa Lahiri, My Life’s Sentences (via vaginawoolf) (via widespindriftgaze)
Hamlet Is Very Bad at Revenge →
I HAD THREE GREAT PLANS FOR KILLING YOU THREE YOU KNOW HOW MANY PLANS YOU HAD? NONE YOU STABBED ME JUST NOW BECAUSE I HAPPENED TO BE IN THE ROOM WITH A POISON SWORD IT’S NOT EVEN YOUR SWORD IT’S NOT EVEN YOUR POISON NOT EVEN YOUR ROOM COME TO THINK OF IT WHAT THE FUCK HAMLET SERIOUSLY
You need to get yourself a real man. A man with broad shoulders like me. Orpheus...– Eurydice (via fuckyeahgreatplays)
11 More Wonderful Words With No English Equivalent →
Seigneur-terraces (French) Coffee shop dwellers who sit at tables a long time but spend little money. Ya’arburnee (Arabic) This word is the hopeful declaration that you will die before someone you love deeply, because you cannot stand to live without them. Literally, may you bury me. Schlimazel (Yiddish) Someone prone to bad luck. Yiddish distinguishes between the schlemiel and...