They are forgiven, on the strength of these good intentions, whatever violence they do to language, whatever excessive demands they make of credibility.
James Baldwin, “Everybody’s Protest Novel”
JB talking about protest novels,
Uncle Tom’s Cabin, and I like to pretend, Macklemore.
This has definitely been my experience. You know what a week from Sunday is?
"East Coast Girl," Cayucas
The story of an East Coast girl Warm in her winter clothes waiting for the sun to finally go down Oh she’s wondering what happened to that California sunshine she used to know She used to know
Played 2 times.
I guess it can’t be too often that two people can laugh and make love, too, make love because they are laughing, laugh because they’re making love. The love and the laughter come from the same place: but not many people go there.
— James Baldwin,
If Beale Street Could Talk
In case anyone was wondering, Mac DeMarco’s new album is fucking amazing.
Future Islands, “Seasons (Waiting On You),” Live on David Letterman
This performance is unbelievable. I can’t stop watching it.
Kanye taking a picture with an iPad is a blank canvas. Perfection.
Courage smashes a cathedral, endurance let’s a city starve, pity kills … we are trapped and betrayed by our virtues.
— Graham Greene,
The Ministry of Fear
Mac DeMarco – Brother »
Please check out this write up I did! Mac DeMarco is amazing.