It isn’t that people are mean or cruel. They’re just busy. Nobody wants to read...– Steven Pressfield, “The Most Important Writing Lesson I Ever Learned” (via austinkleon)
I may come around
Sometimes it takes awhile for me to wrap my brain around mad men. But right now…right now I am disappointed and petulant because it was so not what i hoped it would be and all i had for dinner was scrambled eggs, and tomorrow is just more lather rinse repeat. It may be time for bed.
ugh mad men
I feel like I am the only person in the whole world who thought the finale was ridiculous. And not good, thoughtful ridiculous either, it was are you fucking kidding me with this days of our lives shit ridiculous.
In developing Lotus Notes, Ray Ozzie created the worst email/desktop...– Ray Ozzie Floats Away From Microsoft - NYTimes.com NYT.com commenters don’t hold back. (via evangotlib)
ridiculous but true confession
I saw “Life as We Know It” this weekend, and I totally loved it. Like, LOVED it. No, it wasn’t a filmic MASTERPIECE that redefined the romantic comedy genre, but WHATEVER, I have seen SO MUCH worse. And bubblegum movies are important too.
so the 30 days of TRUTH
not so much, obviously. just the ones I think are interesting from now on, in no particular order, with no particular timeframe. and that is that. what kind of person attracts you? The knee jerk kind of guy I am most attracted to is tall and rangy with tattoos. He drives some sort of old truck and speaks with a gentle little twang. But guys like that ACTUALLY don’t end up really working for...
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marco: (via infoneer-pulse) Less than 10,000 words or more than 50,000: that is the choice writers have generally faced for more than a century—works either had to be short enough for a magazine article or long enough to deliver the “heft” required for book marketing and distribution. But in many cases, 10,000 to 30,000 words (roughly 30 to 90 pages) might be the perfect, natural length to lay...
She told the story, however, with great spirit among her friends; for she had a...– Jane Austen, Pride and Predjudice