Sad life story from/because of Facebook
Employee: I found a fake account created from Berkeley that used the profile picture and information from the brother of one of my very good friends. We looked up the guy who created the original profile, and he had never ever heard of him, never ever met him, obviously had never seen him. But this guy had evidently added him as a friend, and sadly he accepted it, but literally stole all of...
Modern life is full of such rhinoceroses, lavishly drawn and pre-imagined but...– things magazine, on Durer’s rhinoceros
SUBTILITAS: pardon me... →
Actually if you ask me they’re both knock offs of Ronchamp. subtilitas: …while I borrow your design WRNS Studio - Mission bay parking garage, San Francisco 2009. Via. Mansilla & Tunon - Leon auditorium, Leon 2002. Via. I’m having a difficult time with this one; I’m not one to point fingers because I think inspiration can be a powerful tool…
AN OPEN LETTER TO THE HOMELESS MAN WHO WITNESSED... →
Sad and sweet.
Planes and tanks / shook its windowpanes →
Regretting not having interviewed / went to see Charles Simic at Cornell. therattlingwall: Charles Simic, “Prodigy” from Charles Simic: Selected Early Poems. Copyright © 1999 by Charles Simic. Reprinted with the permission of George Braziller, Inc. Source: Charles Simic: Selected Early Poems (George Braziller, Inc., 1999)
And yet, New York remains a world city. It is not the great American city — that...– From “My Endless New York,” in the Times
We started wearing ghosts for clothes in January. After everything that had...– From a story called “Night Train,” that is short and beautiful, by Eric Howerton.
An Open Letter to Dwell Magazine →
This is funny. And true. Dwell is a magazine about photographing unhappy hipsters in their louvre-d homes.
Church loft in Boston →
OK — so I’m not moving to Boston anytime soon. BUT IF I WAS, I would definitely wanted to live in this converted cathedral apartment. Who cares about the amenities, look at the view from the bed!