think4yourself: Myers-Briggs Dating Field Guide →
mar-see-ah: philolzophy: INFJ- Why you want one: They’ll sit-inside-and-read-Dostoevsky-with-you-on-a-rainy-day, they’re good curators of interests and they’ll find something interesting to do and plan the whole date out (to the second). Spoiler Alert: Icy-cold exterior. Where to…
America's narcissism taints Egypt coverage →
soupsoup: by Alex Pareene at Salon America doesn’t really understand how to respond to a revolution. The demonstrations in Egypt have nothing to do with Tea Parties or Neo-Conservatives or Twitter or Facebook or Fox News. But don’t tell Americans! The media is biased in favor of American action. People on CNN and people on Twitter both demand that Barack Obama and the State Department “do...
You have to question a cinematic culture which preaches artistic expression, and...– Ryan Gosling, on Blue Valentine’s NC-17 rating from the MPAA (via norma-desmond)
To cry is to cleanse. To release the burdens of the day. To let them flow from...– Ray Kislem (via thechocolatebrigade)
When the politically fueled murder of a 9-year-old... →
The problem with sexist, racist, homophobic, transphobic, classist, ableist,...– I Don’t Care If You’re Offended by Scott Madin (via inherhipstheresrevolutions) YES. (via garconniere)
Sustainable human development is development that not only generate economic...– J.G. Speth (via yesmeansyes)
I feel that there is nothing more truly artistic than to love people.– Vincent van Gogh (via moonsiren)
Philosophiae Naturalis: An Open Letter to... →
Dear President Obama: As political scientists, historians, and researchers in related fields who have studied the Middle East and U.S. foreign policy, we the undersigned believe you have a chance to move beyond rhetoric to support the democratic movement sweeping over Egypt. As citizens, we…
There were so many of us who would have to live with things done and things left...– Looking For Alaska (via illuminatedchaos)
Another week of people writing about Wonder Woman
dcwomenkickingass: And, as usual, some of the people involved don’t really seem to know about Wonder Woman. EOnline has an article that discusses why Wonder Woman can’t get a movie made. As it fulfilled my Elektra/Catwoman rule* in the second graph, it cannot be taken seriously. And the comments are …oh here’s one: Simply put, there isn’t very many good female superhero comic books out ...
Why film schools teach screenwriters not to pass... →
malefeminist: “When I started taking film classes at UCLA, I was quickly informed I had what it took to go all the way in film. I was a damn good writer, but more importantly (yeah, you didn’t think good writing was a main prerequisite in this industry, did you?) I understood the process of rewriting to cope with budget (and other) limitations. I didn’t hesitate to rip out my most beloved scenes...
A Writer's Ruminations: apoetreflects: “How does... →
apoetreflects: “How does [the poet] find something to say? And when he thinks that he has found a promising subject, how does he decide that it is genuine and that he has anything to add to what centuries of poets have already said? For he knows very well indeed that there is no original…
if you know anyone in egypt.
carpe-cerevisi: If you know anyone in Egypt, please pass this on to them. To bypass government blocking of websites, use numerical IP addresses: Twitter ”220.127.116.11” Fb ”18.104.22.168” Google ”22.214.171.124”. A French ISP offers free dial up internet access ~ +33 1 72 89 01 50 Login password: toto. Please pass this on and share.
Bohemian Arthouse: Okay, I'm going to announce... →
zurik: etrehumain: Please don’t combat: racism homophobia classism ableism with sexism. Calling a woman a “dumb bitch” who “deserves to die” or a “cunt” who “should’ve been aborted” is not okay. I don’t care about how they said faggots need to burn in hell. You should know better…
Words are like that, they deceive, they pile up, it seems they do not know where...– Jose Samarago (via recycled-words)
I can't help smiling every time I read the first...
Happiness is when what you think, what you say, and what you do are in harmony.– Mahatma Gandhi (via quote-book)
We will not be silenced, whether you’re a Christian, whether you’re a Muslim,...– Protester speaking in this video (via soupsoup)
Images of what is going on in Egypt. →
mendmyheart: *Warning, some images are horrific. May Allah grant them the strength and will power to overcome such a difficult time.
A preacher who confines himself to considering how a medium will increase his...– Neil Postman (via azspot)
We’re not really taught how to recreate constructively. We need to do more than...– Bill Watterson in his Kenyon College Commencement Address (via calvinnhobbes)
Australian history is almost always picturesque; indeed, it is also so curious...– Mark Twain, More Tramps Abroad, London, 1897 (via fuckyeahworldliterature)
A Poet Reflects: yesorotherwise: I do not knowthe... →
apoetreflects: yesorotherwise: I do not know the shape of my body until I bathe and entrust the timely faiths to slant the willow brook wrists. Unbreathing gesture of float insists placed garlands of Rue upon the heads of the gathered who know not where I’ve gone. The brook is too white and…
Te amo como se aman ciertas cosa oscuras, secretamente, entre la sombra y el...– Pablo Neruda (via fuckyeahworldliterature)
deadashistory: THE DARK KNIGHT, directed by Christopher Nolan (2008)
Hi my tumblr followers… When I started this tumblr, I was originally going to post some of the books that I was reading and a short review for those books. I was also going to do the same thing for movies. Because I started following really awesome people who had interesting posts, I decided to turn this into a reblogging tumblr instead. I’ve recently made a second tumblr called...