The Creativity Stimulus →
READ IT. Excerpts: “What we might call “the creativity stimulus” goes far beyond job creation and even economic development. Culture is not just something conservatives wage war on. The arts are not just something liberals dress up for on weekends. Creativity can be a powerful form of organizing communities from the bottom up. The economic crisis gives us a chance to rethink...
Should I be worried about swine flu? →
Burning every bridge that I cross to find some beautiful place to get lost....– Elliott Smith, Let’s Get Lost. (via grl-afraid) (via lolitasinfinity) (via bringmethesea) (via digitalbath) (via witchindarkroom) (via crazybeautiful)
Spooktober: So Much Fun You are so much fun, I...
Santa Monica library lets public checkout... →
youmightfindyourself: (Editor’s note: Pretty cool idea. I thought my Japanese-American National Museum membership was totally worth it when I spent the afternoon with a docent and got first-hand knowledge on the subject.) this is so amazing.
it’s all relative. in fact, twenty something years from now, we’ll all be going...– (via bonerparty) (via styleandsubstance) (via witchindarkroom) (via crazybeautiful)
Your Turn: Students encouraged to step up, break... →
An excerpt: “There is an old Japanese saying: “A frog born in a well cannot comprehend the ocean.” I think that speaks volumes about the situation we have grown up in. We cannot even imagine a world where democracy and freedom have any relevancy to our daily lives. We owe it to ourselves to crawl out of that well and explore the possibility of our own creative potential. As...
inspiring action →
chirpinhard: “Alisha Brooke Bicknell > Brian E Ostrander: How in the world are you STILL making the front page of the post?!?!” Love it. Except this: “known by many as the man who helped create the Athens do-it-yourself scene.” I feel like The Post always does this - where’s the mention of Ray Houska, Max Wheeler, and everyone else?
Boring damned people. All over the earth. Propagating more boring damned people....– Charles Bukowski
I was an odd kid. →
So- maybe if we all start doing this we can make it as popular as FML? Or maybe that’s just me really liking to hear things like “My imaginary friend was a rhinoceros.” hmm.
My Top 5 Artists (Week Ending 2009-4-19) →
Defiance, Ohio (41) Neutral Milk Hotel (14) Best Friends Forever (12) The Octopus Project (9) Modest Mouse (4) Imported from Last.fm Tumblr by JoeLaz
Best Friends Forever: Eisenhowser is the Father I...
My Top 5 Artists (Week Ending 2009-4-12) →
Neutral Milk Hotel (65) MGMT (27) The New Pornographers (24) Modest Mouse (20) Dillinger Four (15) Imported from Last.fm Tumblr by JoeLaz
So, I have a variety of awkward dreams and my nap today was no exception. I want to start keeping better track. Here was one of the best remembered today- the other one I remember well had to do with a friend in a hospital- but it was awkward. Anyways- My friend Maureen is walking by and I am napping in something that seems to be a subway station looking back. She says “Congrats on getting...
Oh comely All of your friends are all letting you blow Bristling and ugly Bursting with fruits falling out from the holes Of some pretty bright and bubbly friend You could need to say comforting things in your ear But, oh comely There isn’t such one friend that you could find here Standing next to me He’s only my enemy -nmh
I keep forgetting that since I now have glasses I do not need to sit so close to the computer screen. It’s really hard to unlearn bringing everything closer to your face to read.
My Top 5 Artists (Week Ending 2009-4-5) →
Neutral Milk Hotel (37) Modest Mouse (16) Fleet Foxes (15) The Shins (13) of Montreal (12) Imported from Last.fm Tumblr by JoeLaz
I totally made the best spring/ inspirational...