Monday, March 2, 2015

“When I was excited about life, I didn't want to write at all. I've never written when I was happy. I didn't want to. But I've never had a long period of being happy, Do you think anyone has? I think you can be peaceful for a long time, When I think about it, if I had to choose, I'd rather be happy than write. You see, there's very little invention in my books. What came first with most of them was the wish to get rid of this awful sadness that weighed me down . I found when I was a child that if I could put the hurt into words, it would go. It leaves a sort of melancholy behind and then it goes.” 
(Jean Rhys)

"I never had the Latin..."

Even Rachael knows

That this will end badly. And she's, you know, a replicant.

Friday, February 20, 2015

"He wants to laugh at the irony, he really does, as he lets Potter brand his arm and override the dark mark with a new one."

I don't read Harry Potter fan-fic (or, really any fan-fic) but I follow people online who do and wow this bit of fan art from alekina is pretty sweet.

Tuesday, February 17, 2015

"The world breaks everyone and afterward many are strong in the broken places. 
But those that will not break it kills. It kills the very good and the very gentle and 
the very brave impartially. If you are none of these you can be sure it will kill you 
too but there will be no special hurry." 
(Ernest Hemingway, A Farewell to Arms)


Via Rainbow Rowell.

Monday, February 16, 2015

a conversation between game developers

  • "We have the power to simulate almost any imaginable scenario. What does the world need more of? What is there not enough of? What can we compose with the limitless tools of our imagination?"
  • A pause.
  • "Wa—"
  • "War! Jinx you owe me a coke!"
(Via Ben Kling)

Harry Potter Valentines (I die)

Via Ben Kling - and you really should follow that link and check out the whole list.

Celebrity Valentine's Day cards

"The open sore on my leg is less of a big deal than people make out, just to reassure you..."
- Henry VII to Catherine Parr.

Thursday, February 12, 2015

“Every man desires to live long, but no man wishes to be old.” 

Wednesday, February 11, 2015

Things someone said to me on the phone yesterday

1. "I hit them with my stick and I'm the one who gets charged with assault."

2. "I call them a <CENSORED BECAUSE: EW> and I get called racist."

Thursday, February 5, 2015

You don't need to find Channing Tatum attractive (and I don't)

To have faith the Magic Mike sequel will be several handfulls worth of fun.