Do not read, as children do, to amuse yourself, or like the ambitious, for the...– Gustave Flaubert
Peter, Bjorn, and John (Up Against the Wall)
I gues it would be cool to be a body at the...
I went to a casting call a few weeks ago with my boyfriend because he thought it would be fun (it wasn’t). I filled out my application somewhat flippantly, as in: Hair Length: Longish Skin color: Pale (in winter) Surprisingly enough, I received a text message instructing me to call a number and leave a message if I’m available tomorrow for a filming of Law & Order: SVU. I have a...
Harry Potter Museum?? Get me on a plane to... →
"Pushing Daisies" will be a comic!
Pushing Daisies Now DC Comic Pushing Daisies, the recently canceled cult-favorite surreal comedy on ABC about a baker who can raise the dead, will become a 12-part comic from DC Comics. The project was originally rumored to publish with Marvel Comics. Bryan Fuller, the show’s producer, announced the deal at the Museum of Television and Radio’s Paley Fest. The comic will feature the...
Feist (I Feel It All)
There would be hard times, but what did I care if we had hard times? The...– Carolyn Parkhurst (The Dogs of Babel)
I LIKE BIG BOOKS AND I CANNOT LIE [Intro] Oh, my, god. Becky, look at her...– http://botheyes.wordpress.com/2009/02/04/i-like-big-books-and-i-cannot-lie/
Edgar Allan Poe gets a square near Boston Common! →
Feeling…clamoured wildly. “Oh, comply!” it said....– Charlotte Brontë (Jane Eyre)
With Kindle, Can You Tell It's Proust? (Or, how... →
You know a great many things in dreams, often despite the evidence of your eyes....– Cornelia Funke (Inkheart)
Rachael Yamagata featuring Ray LaMontagne (Duet)
Stine J. (You Are My Sunshine)
I have lost my favorite bookmark. This makes me very sad.
Ray LaMontagne (cover of Gnarls Barkley’s...
In one letter that he had written to her then he had said: Why is it that words...– James Joyce (The Dead)
Nothing marks a man’s character better than his attraction to...– Terry Goodkind (The Sword of Truth)
She remembered, as every sensible person does, that you should never never shut...– C.S. Lewis (The Lion, the Witch, and the Wardrobe)
"For him that stealeth a book from this library,... →
Zoe O’Riley (Beautiful)
I had not intended to love him; the reader knows I had wrought hard to extirpate...– Charlotte Brontë (Jane Eyre)
So the majority of the audience is shopping bags.– Flight of the Conchords
xkcd hits the book world. It's about time! →
Paolo Nutini (New Shoes)
Like the tender fires of stars moments of their life together, that no one knew...– James Joyce (The Dead)
Most interesting bookstores of the world. →
It’s overwhelming! I’ll start with New York first.
In 1797, Thomas Cadell made one of the greatest mistakes in publishing history....– Mark Bostridge’s review of Claire Harman’s Austenmania: Jane’s Fame: How Jane Austen Conquered the World http://www.literaryreview.co.uk/bostridge_04_09.html
Bell X1 (Rocky Took A Lover)
Love is not about what you want. It’s about finding happiness for the one...– Terry Goodkind (The Sword of Truth)
It’s free ice cream cone day at Ben and Jerry’s. A friend and I waited 45 minutes for our cones. All that is now left is a stain of half-baked frozen yogurt on my sleeve, a scrumptious reminder of what was.
He’s more myself than I am. Whatever our souls are made of, his and mine...– Emily Brontë (Wuthering Heights)
Rainy Monday in New York
It’s another rainy day in NYC. Which brings me to a question: just how many tumblrs live in NYC? It seems to me that 85% of the tumblrs I’ve seen on here are from NYC. Small world, eh?