• 6 months ago
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dianasaravia:

You cannot unsee this.

dianasaravia:

You cannot unsee this.

  • 7 months ago
  • 547

"

What is the issue that is eating you up? What is the personal fear that you can’t resolve and you can’t tolerate? Are you getting old with fucking NOTHING to show for it? Then, write Invisible Monsters. Are you worried that your brain or talent isn’t capable of creating anything interesting or unique, and you’ll die and rot and be forgotten – failing everyone you love? Well, then write Diary. My point is, use the story to explore and exhaust an issue of your own. Otherwise, you’re just dicking around, playing “let’s pretend.” If you can be ruthless and honest about your own fear, you express something that other people can’t express. You can resolve your own anxiety – through research, discussion, experiment – and that freedom is what brings you back to writing.

What could you never talk about in a million years? Then, write about that.

"

— Chuck Palahniuk (via chuckpalahniuk)

  • 8 months ago
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izzylobo:

What did those plutocrats think was going to happen? 

  • 8 months ago
  • 31982

Your Lifestyle Has Already Been Designed

tetw:

by David Cain

Companies in all kinds of industries have a huge stake in the public’s penchant to be careless with their money. They will seek to encourage the public’s habit of casual or non-essential spending whenever they can…

  • 9 months ago
  • 19

Africa

tetw:

A Tetw reading list

The World in its Extreme by William Langewiesche - The Sahara is a desert so vast that no airplane can diminish it.

Forbidden by Tim Cahill - It had been said that no outsider would ever see the salt mines of Mali and live to describe them…

Of Mines and Men by Scott Johnson - How the tapping of Angola’s natural resources has kept the country a killing field, and made it one of the world’s most glaringly inefficient kleptocracies.

This Teeming Ark by Tim Cahill - A great wash of humanity carried us onto the corrugated metal deck of the barge, and eventually, engines thrumming, the Flueve Congo moved majestically out into the current and began floating down the Ubangi…

High in Hell by Kevin Fedarko - Skimming through the troposphere high above the Horn of Africa, towards the most wretched place on the planet.

The Pirate Latitudes by William Langewiesche - The ruthless calculus behind a new age of piracy.

Black Hawk Down by Mark Bowden - The story of a military operation gone badly wrong in the snipers nest of Mogadishu.

The Megacity by George Packer - In Lagos every square foot is claimed by someone - for selling, for washing, even for sleeping - there is almost no privacy.

Letter from Liberia by Zadie Smith - Liberia is a country mired in its past, but it is taking its first tentative steps to a better future.

Bystanders to Genocide By Samantha Power - Why did the United States not do more for Rwanda at the time of the killings?

Can Cellphones Help End Poverty? by Sara Corbett - For people living in the poorest places in Africa and beyond the possibilities afforded by cellphones are revolutionary.

The Hadza by Michael Finkel - They grow no food, raise no livestock, and live without rules or calendars. They are living a lifestyle that has changed little in 10,000 years.

  • 11 months ago
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"What matters most is how well you walk through the fire"

— Charles Bukowski (via observando)

  • 1 year ago
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News of the unreal: @Horse_ebooks' most retweeted tweets ever, in order.

interwebs:

  • Worms – oh my god WORMS
  • “This is not acceptable!” I screamed as Kathy drowned
  • Is the dance floor calling? No
  • Ask your dumbass friends if they know of a reputable artist.
  • You re About To Discover A Career Opportunity Where You Will NEVER Be Laid
  • NO-ONE should have to go through what I did…
  • 1 year ago
  • 4

The Women

badkidsjokes:

1 women said:I will wear black dress because,my husband hair are black.
2 woman said:Same here I will wear brown.
3 woman said:I will wear no dress because,my husband has no hair.
Ha ha ha ha ha ha.

  • 1 year ago
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bustygirlcomics:

Overkill.

Oh my god, I cannot agree with this enough. WE DON’T WANT PADDED BRAS WHEN WE ARE ALREADY A SIZE D. I WON’T BE ABLE TO FIT INTO ANYTHING EXCEPT A TENT.

  • 1 year ago
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