September 29th, 2014
Life is a tragedy when seen in close-up, but a comedy in long-shot.
September 29th, 2014
When you first hear Mozart’s music, your first impression is that it’s very alive, but if you peel away the layers, you can hear sorrow and sadness behind it, and that’s what I try to be: multi-layered.
September 29th, 2014
Whatever story you want to tell, tell it at the right size.
September 29th, 2014

How To Not Get Married After Saying That You Would | Carlos Cardenas

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It’s important that you truly believe that you are going to marry the love of your life. Call her the love of your life. Make sure she knows that’s who she is. Refer to the marriage frequently. Say things like “when we’re married-this,” and “after the wedding-that.”

Remember to think that you’re better than most people because you’re in a relationship that’s going somewhere. This over confidence will lead to a false sense of security, which is key for this process to continue.

Here, start asking yourself questions. You’re unsure about something, what is it?

Never mind. It’s probably not important.

Once your eyes become cloudy, start lying. Lie about things you have no reason to lie about. Make up events, places, even people. Try to leave clues (plot holes, mismatched names and dates) so as to not get caught, but to make your partner believe that there is something to catch.

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September 29th, 2014

Movie Review: ‘The Lego Movie’ (2014) | Jayme K.

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It’s difficult for me to determine how I felt about this movie. On one hand it’s essentially a 90 minute commercial for Lego and all Warner Bros. products and characters in the least subtle display since Space Jam. On the other hand, Chris Miller and Phil Lord managed to inject a genuinely good-natured and positive message that a lot of kids could benefit from, having seen this.

So it’s propaganda, but really good propaganda.

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Reblogged from That Lit Site
September 29th, 2014

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Shootin’ It with Jayme K. | Episode 68: “Steven Ye”

'Miley Cyrus' director Steven Ye joins Jayme and Mike for a discussion about Torsodag, Alt Lit, Steve Roggenbuck and Tao Lin's positive and negative influence on internet writing cliques, video games and Steven Ye's interest in old school arcade games from Japan, Christianity, Steven's religious upbringing, Black Jesus, and a lot more.

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September 29th, 2014

clean sin dirty palm | Aaron Novy

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There is a seemingly nice man who has been bringing me pamphlets concerning the Bible.

This morning he showed up with his wife. I had just got done taking a shit and hadn’t yet washed my hands, there was no time, they didn’t call to let me know they were coming, so I greeted them with a feces strewn hand.

He began as usual taking pamphlets out of his leather handbag, and his wife motioned to grab the handbag in order to help, but he vehemently insisted he wanted to keep hold of the handbag, and she said something like, “you’re going to bend the magazines,” nervously laughing. And he said something under his breath I couldn’t decipher, long story short they got into a quiet argument which is the worst thing to be witness to, especially when you’re the only witness, especially when the argument is between married Jehovah’s witnesses whose only reason for being in your presence is so they can show you a better, happier, more fulfilling life.

Eventually he drew his attention back to me, his wife began her trudge back to their van. He asked, “when would be a good time?” and I said, “what do you mean”?

He said, “to study.”

I tried to explain I don’t have time, I explained I needed to get my wood stove installed and patch the holes in my house, and eat, and paint and write, go to the post office, email, and drink and smoke, and jackoff. Some people who have homes, running water and electricity have too much time. They have so much time they have time to justify their time at the expense of others’ time.

He said he would call.

Good luck with that number I gave you, and neither one of you rub your eyes before you wash your hands.

September 29th, 2014

shootinitpodcast:

Shootin’ It with Jayme K. | Episode 68: “Steven Ye”

'Miley Cyrus' director Steven Ye joins Jayme and Mike for a discussion about Torsodag, Alt Lit, Steve Roggenbuck and Tao Lin's positive and negative influence on internet writing cliques, video games and Steven Ye's interest in old school arcade games from Japan, Christianity, Steven's religious upbringing, Black Jesus, and a lot more.

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September 29th, 2014
When Millennials are criticized… they seem to collapse into a shame spiral and the person criticizing them is automatically labeled a hater, a contrarian, a troll. If this keeps spreading then what’s going to happen to culture?
September 29th, 2014

Movie Review: ‘The Lego Movie’ (2014) | Jayme K.

image

It’s difficult for me to determine how I felt about this movie. On one hand it’s essentially a 90 minute commercial for Lego and all Warner Bros. products and characters in the least subtle display since Space Jam. On the other hand, Chris Miller and Phil Lord managed to inject a genuinely good-natured and positive message that a lot of kids could benefit from, having seen this.

So it’s propaganda, but really good propaganda.

Read More