I don’t know what’s the matter with me, why I’m so adept at distance, why I feel so remote from things, why life feels like a rumor.

David Shields, How Literature Saved My Life (via larmoyante)

I want to stop running away from everything.
I want to find something to run toward.

Hannah Harrington, Saving June (via larmoyante)

In this country American means white. Everybody else has to hyphenate.

Toni Morrison (via howardtuniverse)

anyway, whatever i guess.

me, probably, about some complex personal emotional problem  (via geeses)

(Source: moon-rabbits)

lovejustalittlebitharder:

friendly reminder that if i have ever befriended you and have not spoken to you in a while it’s nothing you’ve done wrong it’s just because i’m a piece of shit at keeping in contact with people and i still love you okay good

(Source: starlightshimmerseverywhere)

bespokegrafiks:

Metallic gold on black canvas. #calligraphy #calligraffiti #handstyle #handlettering #lettering #instadaily #gold #sakura #canvas #kaligrafia #instagood #art

bespokegrafiks:

Metallic gold on black canvas. #calligraphy #calligraffiti #handstyle #handlettering #lettering #instadaily #gold #sakura #canvas #kaligrafia #instagood #art

I’m just dying to say, ‘Hey, do you ever feel like jumping off a bridge?’ or ‘Do you feel an emptiness inside your chest at night that is going to swallow you?’ But you can’t say that at a cocktail party.

Paul Gilmartin, The Mental Illness Happy Hour (via feellng)

typographybooks:

Last Minute Gift for the Typophile Geek: 9 Typography books.

This humble blog began some months ago, until this date we have posted 9 wonderful books about lettering, typography and calligraphy. In case you forget the gift for your graphic designer geeky friend here is a recap of all the books featured here, a perfect gift for the typophile or the amateur designer avid of know more about this beautiful discipline (click on the name of every one to see more details):

  1. The Geometry of Type by Stephen Coles.
  2. Thinking With Type by Ellen Lupton.
  3. New Ornamental Type: Decorative Lettering in the Digital Age.
  4. Little Book Of Lettering by Emily Gregory.
  5. Helvetica and the New York City Subways System: The True (Maybe) Story.
  6. Type Matters! by Jim Williams.
  7. Hand to Type: Scripts, Hand-Lettering and Calligraphy by R. Klanten.
  8. Calligraffiti: The Graphic Art of Neils Shoe Meulman
  9. Scripts: Elegant Lettering from Design’s Golden Age

In case you want a light review of this books you can visit typographybooks.tumblr.com and see more details.

Have a Merry Christmas guys!

And now we’re supposed to go back to our normal lives. That’s what people do. They have these amazing experiences with another person, and then they just go home and clean the bathroom or whatever.

Susane Colasanti, When It Happens  (via larmoyante)

micdotcom:

11 ways to solve rape better than nail polish

The more we depend on women to prevent rape, the easier it is to blame them when it happens to them. Here’s a look at the well-documented ways we can actually stop rape. Maybe it’s time we invest a little more time and resources into implementing them before we send gallons of nail polish to colleges across the country.

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