You can’t recommend books to strangers without asking personal questions,” Stein...– The fine art of recommending books, Laura Miller (via anniesteve) (via lanipauli) This reminds me of the brilliant Mr. Matthew Clay who is an incredible friend to go to when you need a solid book recommendation.
I saw the best minds of my generation destroyed by brevity, over-connectedness,...– McSweeney’s Internet Tendency: Tweet. (via lapuravidagallery) (via cmonstah) (via newsweek)
We approach the world, futilely, as collectors. Travel demonstrates as much as...– The New Inquiry: Walter Benjamin & Travel as Collecting (via britticisms)
“We all tend to think of suburbia as this very family focused place. But that’s really not the case anymore. Since 2000, already two-thirds of households in suburbia did not have kids in them. We just haven’t caught up with the realities of this. The reasons for this have a lot to with the dominance of the two big demographic groups right now, the Baby Boomers retiring, and then...
An incredible interview with Scott Harrison from charity:water.
No medium has ever survived the indifference of 25-year-olds.– Clay Shirky (via soupsoup)
The upside of self-publishing is that you can write whatever you wish, utter...– Garrison Keillor (via azspot) (via savingpaper) (via mikehudack)
“Imagine a cooking show that features beautiful cinematography, delicious recipes, beautiful old French music and none of the bloated egos that currently lurk on the Food Network. That’s the idea behind William Hereford’s newest video project Cooking Dinner Vol. 1. Hereford, along with Ithai Schori, prepare a simple, easy to make feast that has made my mouth water like you wouldn’t believe....