why the need to ruminate on every compartmentalized experience your imagination says you’ve gone through?
it’s one thing to be contemplative, another to worship your own narrow uniqueness, to let it dictate how you should be, and also how others should must accept you.
that’s a fucking deep-assed ditch you’ve dug there and now that you [...]
This just ended up going viral over the weekend.
San Francisco writer, Joe Quirk, author of “Ultimate Rush,” an amped up delve into bike messenger culture as it happens on the streets of SF, recently found out a movie based almost entirely on his book was about to hit theaters — without his permission or [...]
what they say: “This is the manuscript that I workshopped”
what they mean: “I went to a place up in the mountains and had other people tell me how to write my book.”
what they say: “Wow. What a quirky novel.”
what they mean: This is a book written by someone middle aged and middle classed that doesn’t [...]
Ok, what am I trying to say here? What do I mean?
I stare at the computer screen, rereading, rereading, until the screen saver comes on, until my eyes blow out of focus.
I mumble the words softly as I type, retype. The curses, they come out a lot louder.
This fucking goddamn shit fuck [...]
I’m so very fucking glad to hear how you know better than the experts with all their “education” (what do they got to be so smart about?) and “experience” (you’ve been alive all these years, too) out there in the world “observing” and “studying” “scientific fact”
Your gut can tell you just as well as some [...]
If I can’t understand the point of your argument you respond by saying I’m elitist?
Am I an elitist because you’re running hot on a lean mixture of raw emotion?
Or because I’m too stupid to decipher sputtering hyperboles backfiring out your tail pipe?
Thin that shit out a little with some facts.
Then maybe a stupid elitist like [...]
In ancient times they used to curse the sky because they didn’t comprehend their rotten luck
Now we just finger whomever with the blame because although we don’t understand it any better, we’re still pretty goddamn solid on the fact that none of this is our fault.
I’m reading Nelson Algren’s “Notes from a Sea Diary: Hemingway all the way,” and came across this brilliant nugget in the story entitled, “July 14th Raft of a Summer Night.” Algren was wailing away at editors, publishers and critics regarding so many classic books being out of print, yet so many of those same classic’s [...]