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Underlined passage, If on a winter’s night a traveler by Italo Calvino, page 72.

"Reading is going toward something that is about to be, and no one yet knows what it will be… ."


Glaciologist’s cabin in the Adyl Suu Valley, Northern Caucasus, Russia.

Contributed by Alexander Andreev.

" All I can do is be me - whoever that is. "

- Bob Dylan (via onlinecounsellingcollege)


Paul McCartney and John Lennon writing “I Saw Her Standing There,” 1962

I looked this photo up after reading about it in Joshua Shenk’s Powers of Two: Finding the Essence of Innovation in Creative Pairs:

One late November afternoon in 1962, John Lennon and Paul McCartney got together to write at Paul’s house at 20 Forthlin Road in Liverpool. Their ritual was to come around in the afternoon, just the two of them, when Paul’s dad was at work. They would go to the small front room overlooking Jim McCartney’s patch of garden and sit opposite each other. “Like mirrors,” Paul said.

John sat on a chair pulled in from the dining room. He had his Jumbo Gibson acoustic-electric with a sunburst finish. Paul sat on a little table in front of the telly with his foot on the hearth of the coal fireplace. He played a Spanish-style guitar with nylon strings, strung in reverse for a lefty. In a photography shot by Paul’s brother, Michael, they’re both looking down at a notebook on the floor, filled with lyrics…

…Years later, Paul told his brother that he loved his photo of the “I Saw Her Standing There” writing session because it captured how it really was—”the Rodgers and Hammerstein of pop at work.” Writing “eyeball to eyeball,” as John said, they weren’t just frontmen for a rock group; they were composers working in concert.

There’s a Lennon/McCartney excerpt of the book over at the Atlantic.

Photo credit: Mike McCartney, image via britishbeatlemania

Filed under: The Beatles

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big dumb idiot goof Lee Pace at The Guardians of the Galaxy world premiere

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Chris Evans | Before We Go
"Once titled 1:30 Train and now titled Before We Go, his directorial debut was recently announced as one of the films that will premiere at this September’s Toronto Film Festival. According to the festival’s official release, “the story follows two strangers after their serendipitous meeting in Grand Central [Station in Manhattan]. Over the course of one night, they form an unlikely bond and the conflicts in their own lives become the basis for exploration into each other and themselves.” - EW

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the internet is such a weird place (source)

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This motherfucker was walking around Comic-Con in a hyper-realistic Walter White/Bryan Cranston mask


guess who was underneath this Bryan Cranston mask

fucking Bryan Cranston.


Aaron Paul’s face is like a million different cries for help all molded into one expression

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Cetinje, Montenegro (by Miki Badt)


I love you, most ardently.

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The Little Mermaid TV Series: Gabriella

Remember when Disney had a cute, disabled, poc mermaid?

When i was younger, one of my best friends was a deaf guyanese girl, and her fave princess was Ariel, mainly bc she related to her living without a voice (and her love of swimming)

When this episode aired, she cried and squawked and made sounds that were almost understandable… She saw herself as a mermaid, on tv, with her favourite character of all time

Representation matters, always, no matter what

okay it’s hella cool and they actually animated real ASL they didn’t just bullshit it oh mAN THIS IS LEGIT SIGN LANGUAGE AND IT’S ACTUALLY AWESOME A+++++++

ok wow

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Britain is the only place in which one of our best loved actors can dress up as a bottle of ketchup for charity and no one makes a big deal out of it.

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