'Mad Men' in Hooterville | Capital New York

"Joan doesn’t try to compete with Dawn over who has it worse—a single mom or a minority female—but instead itemizes what they have in common. She laces her hands together and catapults Dawn up over the wall."

Loving Starlee Kine’s Mad Men recaps. Also, this episode.

Someone I loved once gave me
a box full of darkness.

It took me years to understand

that this, too, was a gift.

“I believe that we, that this planet, hasn’t seen its Golden Age. Everybody says its finished … art’s finished, rock and roll is dead, God is dead. Fuck that! This is my chance in the world. I didn’t live back there in Mesopotamia, I wasn’t there in the Garden of Eden, I wasn’t there with Emperor Han, I’m right here right now and I want now to be the Golden Age …if only each generation would realize that the time for greatness is right now when they’re alive … the time to flower is now.”
— Patti Smith

(via girlwithlandscape)

Inside Llewyn Davis

I feel like I have had so many versions of this conversation in my life. Everybody with their damn plans.

A thoughtful piece about the big book-to-show plot change in last night’s Game of Thrones, and why rape as a plot point in general really needs to be less relied upon.

“I sort of hoped when Tywin was telling Tommen all about how King Robert was strong but not wise, Tommen would pipe up with “You mean my dad?” and then there would be a quick freeze on Tywin’s anguished face, and the opening credits for a new spinoff called ‘Can’t Tywin ‘Em All’ would begin.”

Action Movie Kid - Volume 01 (by Action Movie Kid)

Daniel Hashimoto, a DreamWorks animator based in Los Angeles, used his skills to turn his son into a superhero with unfathomably cool powers and gadgets in a series of videos called “Action Movie Kid.”

The floor is literally lava.

lateralsymmetry:

"You get a strange feeling when you’re about to leave a place. Like you’ll not only miss the people you love but you’ll miss the person you are now at this time and this place, because you’ll never be this way ever again."

— Azar Nafisi

“What matters in life is not what happens to you but what you remember and how you remember it.”
— Gabriel García Márquez (via strandbooks)

(via postcardsforpoetry)