Italo Calvino, Invisible Cities

Italo Calvino, Invisible Cities

"I have matured as a man to understand where my suspicion of women comes from, and how that has everything to do with me and nothing to do with them. I have to deal with that. So, I’m still me. I can still be a bigoted, hard-headed, sexist man, but what I’m not is a misogynist. I don’t see women as lower class or lower than; I see them as partners and equals, and that’s beginning to come into fruition into my music. I’m blessed to have grown to this point for a big reason, because I have a woman that has challenged me now and I have two daughters that challenge me constantly to rethink these things."

Killer Mike discusses his feminist awakening with NPR. (via tinyluckygenius)

(via tinyluckygenius)

"White people, we need to shut up about ’90s rap. Because we are ruining it for everybody."

I say this as someone who cried during Michael Rapaport’s A Tribe Called Quest movie, as someone you should not ask about the relative merits of the various Wu-Tang solo albums released between 1994 and 1996 unless you’re in the mood for a filibuster longer than Berlin Alexanderplatz, as someone who not only still owns a complete 13-issue run of Ego Trip magazine but also went and bought a special metal magazine-storage bin at the Container Store to keep said run safe from shelf-wear: White people, we need to shut up about ’90s rap. Because we are ruining it for everybody.”

100hundredthousandmillion:

Hold on a minute— a white guy in his 30s is going to talk at length about how he prefers rap music from the ’90s to the rap music of today? GIVE ME A MINUTE TO CLEAR MY SCHEDULE IN PREPARATION FOR THIS MOST COMETLIKE OF RARE OCCURRENCES.

I say this as someone who cried during…

(via tinyluckygenius)

I'm here now. Occasionally.

"Oh, and this is new: don’t call a pacifier a pacifier. Girls have pacifiers, but that’s soft. Boys have mouthpieces. I’m going to trademark that. You ask the kid, “Where’s your mouthpiece at?” You’ve got to train your wife to say that too, because pacifier sounds girly. I’ll change that shit."

Wisdom from Uncle Luke.
http://www.everydayshouldbesaturday.com/2010/4/5/1406290/luther-campbell-the-edsbs-interview

"Driving in traffic is a different kind of hell every day."

Or, I love living in the city.

"The client cheerfully took her call and said, “Oh don’t worry about it! I wasn’t actually that upset. I was just in a bad mood, and didn’t think anyone would read my email anyway.”"

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Michael Buble Being Stalked By A Velociraptor

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