Each time he took a walk, he felt as though he were leaving himself behind, and...– Paul Auster, City of Glass (via liquidnight)
The four words that will define this century: The Earth is full.– @paulgilding at TED (via kateoplis)
But can we please admit that many four year colleges do in fact attempt to...– Conor Friedersdorf theatlantic: Let’s hear it. Is Conor wrong? markcoatney: Yes. Also, if I were a Notre Dame alum I’d be fairly offended at being lumped in with a racist institution like Bob Jones. Politicalprof: This is pedantry at its best. All education is transformative. No one is born...
Last year’s Best Picture: An English dude who couldn’t speak. This...
At this time, many young Iranians all over this world are watching us, and I...– Iranian film director ASGHAR FARHADI, on accepting his Academy Award for Best Foreign Film, A Separation (via inothernews)
Fittings at Oscar de la Renta
jamesnord: I had the amazing opportunity to spend 3 days watching Oscar and his team work through and complete the Fall collection before the show. It is not often you get to watch a genius work and it was an inspiring and beautiful 72 hours.
The Wall Street Journal Is Fucking Bullshit
parislemon: Earlier today, I broke some news. I don’t typically do this anymore given my new job. But from time to time this will happen. But if you read The Wall Street Journal, you’d never know. Why’s that? Because they’re fuckheads who don’t credit actual sources of information. I know, I know. I’m ranting again. But indulge me for a few minutes. I broke the news that Apple acquired the...
Corporations Don’t Need a Tax Cut, So Why Is Obama... →
kateoplis: “The Obama administration is proposing to lower corporate taxes from the current 35 percent to 28 percent for most companies and to 25 percent for manufacturers. The move is supposed to be “revenue neutral” – meaning the Administration is also proposing to close assorted corporate tax loopholes to offset the lost revenues. One such loophole allows corporations to park their earnings...