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That’s a good looking island right there.

That’s a good looking island right there.

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I’m nominated for a Webby Award! Vote for me?

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I DECIDED IN THE NIGHT THAT I WAS PROUDER OF BEING A PUBLISHER THAN OF ANY PRETENSIONS TO LITERATURE.
Good morning Cape Town.

Good morning Cape Town.

Background Info on the "Defranzenation of Freedom" →

markbaumer:

I decided to rewrite “Freedom” by Jonathan Franzen through a process of erasure. I am turning each page of “Freedom” into it’s own drawing.

Here are all the drawings I’ve made so far.

I have not been able to reach Jonathan Franzen so I don’t know what he thinks of the project.

Finally someone is making art for the rest of us.

Oh, I’m sorry, let me get my book off your desk.

Oh, I’m sorry, let me get my book off your desk.

Guy in the Starbucks working on an easel pad, talking about “getting his money’s worth from that agency they hired” is today’s worst man in a coffee shop.

Guy in the Starbucks working on an easel pad, talking about “getting his money’s worth from that agency they hired” is today’s worst man in a coffee shop.

I mean, Moby Dick started off as a simple first person narrative, and evolves into this massive, weirdly operatic… [he mimes the crest and fall of enormous waves]

— Chad Harbach, correctly describing Moby Dick’s structure in the only way possible, in the newest Five Dials

taoistdrunk:

 Why Did I Ever

taoistdrunk:

Why Did I Ever

It’s like Christians citing Christian sources to define things that aren’t Christian.

Unsigned Wikipedia editor in the subsection “Feminists keep citing FEMINIST SOURCES to define the men’s rights movement, and issues pertaining to it” of the predictably hysterical, 11,000 word Talk page for the Wikipedia article for Misandry.

She [Princess Diana] enjoyed only the romances of Barbara Cartland. I’m far too snobbish to have read one, but I assume they are stories in which a wedding takes place and they all live happily ever after.

— One year after it created a furor, the real controversy that everyone ignored in that Hilary Mantel speech on Kate Middleton is that Mantel is too good for romance novels.

This is probably why so many of them regard Vegas as an unfit atmosphere to raise children—although judging by my students, the town turns out an amazingly resilient and insouciant brand of American adolescent, one whose penchant for body decorations seems to me a healthier way of theatricalizing one’s lack of prospects than the narcotics that performed this function for my generation.

Dave Hickey, speaking for plugs not drugs

harkaway:

Art Direction: Chip Kidd.
Illustration and Design: Ryan Heshka.
Tigerman, Knopf jacket art, publication July 29th 2014.
Verdict: FULL. OF. WIN.

New Harkaway on the way! New Harkaway on the way!

harkaway:

Art Direction: Chip Kidd.

Illustration and Design: Ryan Heshka.

Tigerman, Knopf jacket art, publication July 29th 2014.

Verdict: FULL. OF. WIN.

New Harkaway on the way! New Harkaway on the way!

Just because I’m back from India doesn’t mean you have to live without pictures of monkeys eating Doritos on rooftops.

Just because I’m back from India doesn’t mean you have to live without pictures of monkeys eating Doritos on rooftops.

Saw some great Bollywood on the flight back.

Saw some great Bollywood on the flight back.