the northern light

I always say I feel naked without my glasses, but this is on a whole different level…

I made Moonrise Kingdom love note needlepoint hoops because I was enraged that someone was selling them for $70 on etsy. Except, I don’t really need them or have anyone I want to give them to! Any takers? $10 for cost of materials plus s/h because postage rates just went up again and I can’t afford that nonsense. Unless you’re in the city somewhere, in which case I’d be happy to meet you. Perfect last minute gift for your Valentine! <3

I made Moonrise Kingdom love note needlepoint hoops because I was enraged that someone was selling them for $70 on etsy. Except, I don’t really need them or have anyone I want to give them to! Any takers? $10 for cost of materials plus s/h because postage rates just went up again and I can’t afford that nonsense. Unless you’re in the city somewhere, in which case I’d be happy to meet you. Perfect last minute gift for your Valentine! <3

vanityfair:

Joan Didion, LA, 1970. The epitome of American cool.
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I love this photo always. I love this woman always.

vanityfair:

Joan Didion, LA, 1970. The epitome of American cool.

For more Fanfair, download Vanity Fair's Digital Edition here

I love this photo always. I love this woman always.

Chris Ayer made music happen at Rockwood Stage 2 and looked pretty doing it.

Still posting this excerpt from an old New York Times Magazine feature everywhere because Philip Seymour Hoffman was an incredible actor. Please, please read this and check out the hyperlink on his name at the bottom for the full article in all its rich and full glory. In a terribly sad way, it now somewhat serves as a lovely tribute to a wonderfully gifted man.

The sublime.

"Trying to diffuse the inherent tragedy of the sublime…"

In one of my seminars last week, we watched Crossroads – not the Britney movie; a 1970s experimental documentary made entirely of footage of atomic bomb explosions. The professor asked us if we were familiar with the concept of the sublime in aesthetics…

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III. Water

once there was another life and not on the other side of the world but almost there was a city and through that city ran water so still none knew its depths with certainty but when sticky days dissolved into clammy nights a silence settled creeping in…

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hahaha that time The Front Bottoms played a battle of the bands at the now-closed Crash Mansion in 2010.

hahaha that time The Front Bottoms played a battle of the bands at the now-closed Crash Mansion in 2010.