I’m not prepared for these feels.
I wonder if we sometimes don’t acknowledge problems because we don’t want to acknowledge how problematic they are. Maybe we’re afraid that by acknowledging the problem, we might accidentally make it bigger than it actually is — so there’s that danger, too.
‘Pokemon’ by Olly Moss.
If gay people don’t use the phrase “I cant think straight around you” as a pick up line. I feel like we have missed a genuinely great opportunity.
David Byrne, Yes Means No, 2006
Still on hiatus (this is a queued post). Just musing a little on letters
the most graceful of birds.
—Zelda Fitzgerald, in a review of her husband’s book in 1922 (via trishahaddad)
Reminder that F. Scott Fitzgerald stole his wife’s writing, many times, while suppressing her works. See “Save Me the Waltz”, which he forced her to revise so that he could use parts of it in his own book “Tender Is the Night”. And which author do we study in school?
I didn’t know this.
Reminds me how Watson and Crick stole Rosalind Franklin’s work and got a fucking Nobel for it. Makes you wonder what else men stole from women and passed it off as “their” inventions and discoveries.(via the-uncensored-she)