Is procreation immoral? →
I slept with Joey Ramone
Just finished reading that book by Joey’s brother, Mickey Leigh. If even a quarter of the things in there are true, I will still never listen to the Ramones in the same way. Not a bad read and important even if you’re a nominal Ramones fan. It’s amazing that band lasted 20 years.
Why don't young Americans buy cars? →
It’s funny ‘cause I’m on vacation and should be out doing things but instead am reading The Atlantic online in my hotel room.
What happens when a 35-year-old man retakes the... →
Vivian Gornick quote
“New York friendship is an education in the struggle between devotion to the melancholy and attraction to the expressive….Most of us spend our lives fighting an inner battle that is never won, in a war concluded only by death. In each life, however, one element or the other has the edge. The city reels beneath the impact of this dynamic….Thank God for the street! Those of us who...
My new favorite Tumblr →
My bank wants me to file a police report for when my debit card got stolen two months ago and I was going to go do it but then decided I’d rather drink alcohol and watch the Simpsons instead.
I spent five and a half hours with Blade Runner (Final Cut) this weekend. It was worth it.
1) When did everyone fancy themselves photographers? I know I live in a tourist city, but it seems like everyone carries around these nice cameras. What do people do with their photos? I can understand if you’re a photographer and you get paid for it, or you submit them for art shows or something of that sort, but why do we take pictures? “I was here. I have proof.” It’s...