First Aid Kit Cover “Gloomy Sunday” Sisters Klara and Johanna Söderberg, of Swedish duo First Aid Kit, have turned in a wide range of excellent covers over the past few years — from Fleet Foxes to Buffy Sainte-Marie with Jack White to (my personal favorite) Fever Ray’s “When I Grow Up.”. Their latest might be the most ambitious yet: “Gloomy Sunday,” Rezső Seress’ so-called “suicide song,” which...
Boredom is the legitimate kingdom of the philanthropic.– Virginia Woolf (via thisisreshi)
Soiree de Poche - Beirut →
Fucking brilliant I would have given anything to be in that room during “A Sunday Smile”
Thread on Firefly Return →
I finally got around to watching Serenity and I don’t understand why Wash and Shepard had to die. Unnecessary, Joss Whedon. Especially now if by the grace of God Firefly comes back on television nothing will make any sense! Would the cast even be the same? I can’t handle a new psydo-Firefly akin to the psydo-Scrubs on television right now. I can’t believe FOX buried two of...
The female…acknowledges the fact of her castration, and with it, too, the...– Sigmund Freud, Female Sexuality (1931) Absurdist literature at its best. True Life: Sigmund Freud and Aristotle are the most overrated intellectuals
Our understanding of the brain is really like if you opened up a computer and...– Mark Zuckerberg on what he learned in Psychology Absolutely.
Actual blog from Mark Zuckerberg. Brilliant. I wish I had a tenth of his mathematical genius.
Nice little shorts, excellent cinematography →
But most critically, sweet, never try to change the narrative structure of...– Gareth Van Meer (one of my favorite characters to emerge from 21st century literature) in Special Topics in Calamity of Physics (Pessl)
We’re actors-we’re the opposite of people.– Rosencrantz and Guildenstern Are Dead, a play by Tom Stoppard Very cool existentialist/Lewis Carroll-esque playwright. Reading three of this plays right now: Arcadia, Rosencrantz and Guildenstern Are Dead, and Jumpers.