GREAT idea

Posted: November 9th, 2017 | No Comments »

cribbing this — from the ny times magazine interview with greta gerwig:

Gerwig is close to her parents. … Her mother is a retired OB/GYN nurse and her father works in small-business loans for a credit union. “I always felt like they were both artists without being artists,” she said. At the holidays, the house overflowed with guests. Her father plays “a ton” of instruments. Her mother has a closet in the hallway where she keeps presents, wrapped, for all different ages — just in case someone comes over and it’s her birthday.


instant cheer

Posted: November 9th, 2017 | No Comments »
donuts from peter pan

donuts from peter pan in NYC

(via moonlists)


this commercial made me sad

Posted: November 8th, 2017 | No Comments »
weirdly this quitting-smoking chantix commerical made me sad — just this sweet old gentleman baker named ryan who once loved smoking and now doesn’t smoke and SAYS he’s glad about it, but isn’t there an edge of melancholy to him? some resignation? just endlessly making cookies…with no meditative smoke breaks to get him through?

BRING IT

Posted: November 5th, 2017 | No Comments »
Librado Romero/The New York Times

Dion. Librado Romero/The New York Times

found this tidbit on my phone from “A Wanderer, the Singer Dion Returns to the Bronx”:

More than a half-century after his first hit, he [Dion] thinks back to what his life was like as a child, when his grandfather Tony would wake him every morning to the rhythmic clack of a wooden spoon in a tin cup beating egg yolks, sugar and wine into a frothy yellow concoction known as zabaglione.

“That’s brain food,” Dion said. “That’s one of the reasons my brain is so highly developed. By the time I got to school I was like, ‘Trig? Bring it. Algebra? Bring it.’


kathryn lynch

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  Kathryn Lynch Sea and Clouds, 2017 lyn693  oil on paper, 12 x 16 inches


Kathryn Lynch
Sea and Clouds, 2017
oil on paper, 12 x 16 inches
Courtesy of Sears Peyton Gallery


totalizing

Posted: November 5th, 2017 | No Comments »

completely agree with wesley morris in “weinstein, hefner and the poor excuse that explains a lot”:

Mr. Hefner’s disdain for sexual limits fueled fantasies and shaped self-images. He was the Walt Disney of lust — and had his own set of seemingly innocuous iconic animal ears. You didn’t have to read Playboy, visit the mansion, wear pajamas or even be straight: The effects of its ideas about women on the American psyche were totalizing. Women were inferior to men because, for Playboy, they were scenery — pretty, passive, usually white, often blonde, there.


support

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And fuck yo president.

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let us show you!

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japanese firework catalogues

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Catalogues from the Hirayama Fireworks company, early 1900s.

(via present and correct)


fader speaks truth to power

Posted: November 3rd, 2017 | No Comments »

(via fader) (surprisingly?)