harrisonfj0rd: no one’s ever said ‘no shit, sherlock’ to sherlock holmes in either of the modern-day reinterpretations of the holmes canon and that’s a failure of modern society
When was super depressed, I wasn’t working—I was always too depressed. Hemingway...– In an interview with The Fix, Mary Karr debunks the toxic mythology that it is necessary to be damaged in order to be creative. My own vehement defiance to that mythology is what led me to choose Ray Bradbury – the ultimate epitome of creating from joy rather than suffering – as the subject of my...
moonflowerlights: If you’re having a bad day, just remember that the Raptor sounds from Jurassic Park were actually a recording of turtles having sex
goddammitfenton: if you ever feel bad about yourself, just remember this one time in my english class, we were writing horror stories and one of the girls wrote “it was friday the 13th, the night before halloween” for her opening sentence
We can tell our children that school is important until we’re blue in the face,...– Why I’m raising my son to be a nerd - CNN.com (via crocbonker)
axto: aleetlepinch: I’m so sick of people thinking they can just waltz into my room when I’m obviously listening to music in 4/4. I just wanted to reblog this again because I find it inordinately funny.
My friend said that the Lord of the Rings is a...
swanofdolamroth: booksandcatslover: geniusbillionairesassmaster: I AM NO MAN I AM NO MAN Even Galadriel laughs at you.
psilentasincjelli: If I ever tell you I’m going to sleep and then you see me posting or liking things online for about an hour immediately after that, I promise I wasn’t lying to you, I’m just bad at going to sleep and it is usually a long process that begins with disengaging from any sort of immediate contact with people (chats, for example) and ends when everything on my screen is blurry and...
samulettes: mewtoot: i think the saddest people always try their hardest to make people happy because they know what it’s like to feel absolutely worthless and they don’t want anybody else to feel like that
Stop thinking about art works as objects, and start thinking about them as...– Brian Eno (via jessiethatcher) I could reblog/post this every day as a constant reminder. (via notational) And I’m sticking it up here for people who define the “good” in Make good art in ways that I definitely didn’t intend… (via neil-gaiman)
hepatitisbey: I don’t want to learn in a classroom anymore. I want to travel and talk to people and learn that way. I want to learn as I go, gathering knowledge and not being rigorously tested on it. I don’t want to lose passion in the things I like because of the worry of exams. I want to fuelled by snippets of knowledge I gain from people and be inquisitive. School has stolen my passion for...