‘Beyond the Valley of the Dolls’ by The Sandpipers is my new jam.
Happy Anniversary, Twin Peaks!
The pilot aired on April 8th, 1990.
Cesar Luis Menotti brushes a small square of shiny ticker tape from the shoulder of his suit. “In four years’ time,” he thinks to himself, “my friend Enzo will wear a white sports jacket while winning the World Cup in Madrid. His jacket will be of a smarter cut than my suit. He is, after all,…
Sit in a train, forget the fact, and live as if you were at home; but suddenly recollect where you are, feel the onward-rushing power of the train; change into a traveller, take a cap out of your bag, meet your fellow travellers with a more sovereign freedom, with more insistence, let yourself be carried toward your destination by no effort of your own, enjoy it like a child, become a darling of the women, feel the perpetual attraction of the window, always have at least one hand extended on the window sill. Same situation, more precisely stated: Forget that you forgot, change in an instant into a child travelling by itself on an express train around whom the speeding, trembling car materializes in its every fascinating detail as if out of a magician’s hand."
— Franz Kafka, diary entry (via kafkaesque-world)
Chris Haberman delivers (Taken with Instagram at Pioneer Place)
the deflowering of summer (Taken with Instagram at Trimet Stop 7803)
”Look, I’m not a sentimentalist. Nor am I a romantic. I don’t believe in the Great Man theory of history. Great men come along very seldom – and when they do, it’s pretty bloody.” http://theatlantic.com/magazine/archive/2009/10/a-conversation-with-gore-vidal/7767/