Feminists don’t write books about how men are genetically incapable of picking...– ‘Feminists are Sexist’ - Features - The F-Word
Here's how many matches it takes for me to smoke...
Six. From two different matchbooks. Plus one that wouldn’t light. And the reason I use matches is because I’m somehow incapable of getting lighters to work.
But most days, if you’re aware enough to give yourself a choice, you can choose...– David Foster Wallace on Life and Work - WSJ.com (via californieflanerie)
A writer is someone who spends years patiently trying to discover the second...– Orhan Pamuk, Nobel Prize in Literature acceptance speech, Dec 2006 (via atomos)
I've said it before, and I'll keep on saying it...
If you have to rely on outmoded forms of systemic oppression (sexism, racism, etc) in order to make people laugh, then you’re not very creative and I sure as hell hope you don’t think you have a leg to stand on as far as trying to make comedy your career.
Too many of us still believe that “self-respect” for a woman means chastity and...– Hugo Schwyzer
Well, fuck you too, Crystal Castles.
I was all, “I’ve got the perfect name for a female character! I’m going to write a story about someone named Alice Glass!” and it sounded familiar so I googled the name just to make sure I wasn’t plagiarizing it from some other work of literature and the good news is technically I’m not but the bad news is that’s because the reason it sounded familiar was...
When I was a student at Cambridge I remember an anthropology professor holding...– Sandi Toksvig (via clementineford) (via rachelhills, learninglog)