Think Global, Act Local

"Home is where I want to be, but I guess I'm already there."
- Talking Heads / This Must Be The Place (Naive Melody)
Make yourself at home. Ask away.

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Midnight in Paris was one of the most enjoyable Woody Allen movies I’ve seen, definitely his best since Match Point. This song opens the movie to great shots of Paris. Enjoy.

Three of My Favourite Things: Urbanization, Environmentalism, and Beer. 

Computers Know Everything and You Should Be Fucking Scared 

I was recently introduced to this website, and shit it’s crazy. It can pretty much guess any person, real or fictional, that you’re thinking of in usually 20 questions. If not it can get it in under 40. I’ve had it guess Snowball from Animal Farm under 20 questions so you’ve been warned.

It’s funny because it’s true.
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Arthur Miller: The Crucible

It’s funny because it’s true.

betterbooktitles:

Arthur Miller: The Crucible

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Alec Ounsworth is the lead singer and songwriter for the band Clap Your Hands Say Yeah, and the following is an extended version of their song found in the movie ‘The Great Buck Howard’. Enjoy.

In the West, sometimes we forget how fortunate we are. A fresh and honest perspective of the world is not meant to shock or offend; it is meant to wake us up to reality.

Central Park, Manhattan, New York City. Take me back.

THE WORD PLUM 

The word plum is delicious

pout and push, luxury of
self-love, and savoring murmur

full in the mouth and falling
like fruit

taut skin
pierced, bitten, provoked into
juice, and tart flesh

question
and reply, lip and tongue
of pleasure.

Ambush Journalism: Name a newspaper.

Katie Couric:
And when it comes to establishing your world view, I was curious, what newspapers and magazines did you regularly read before you were tapped for this — to stay informed and to understand the world?
Sarah Palin:
I’ve read most of them again with a great appreciation for the press, for the media —
Katie Couric:
But which ones specifically? I’m curious.
Sarah Palin:
Um, all of them, any of them that have been in front of me over all these years.
Katie Couric:
Can you name any of them?

 David Byrne, Talking Heads. Yes that is how you spell amazing.

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