“it seems to me that with the burial of myth, the barn in which the mysterious animals of the human unconscious were housed over thousands of years has been abandoned and the animals turned loose – on the tragically mistaken assumption that they were phantoms – and that now they are devastating the countryside.”
– václav havel, “thriller,” 1984. read the short and brilliant piece here.
Filed under: art, coffee, i was born in the wrong decade, leonard cohen, music
i am on a massive leonard cohen kick. true genius.
mia wasikowska for miu miu, spring/summer 2012.
(because she’s great, because it’s a modern cameo, and because spring is here.)
“i am a compassionate cynic. …i have tried to let the truth be my prejudice.”
– w. eugene smith.
not only do i love his work; i adore and respect this idea. he said it regarding his philosophy on his photography, but it seems applicable to life in general.
Filed under: i was born in the wrong decade, i'm serious, jim morrison, music, things i like, whine
now THAT is great hair. and decidedly manly.
why is it that so many dudes nowadays refuse to let their hair just be?
Filed under: fry and laurie, history, quote of the day, stephen fry, things i like, tv
“if history has taught us one thing,
it has taught us that the battle of agincourt was in 1415.”
– stephen fry, in a bit of fry & laurie. it’s all in the delivery, really.