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Somehow it Gets Lit

In which cool things including film, art, poetry, and combos are highlighted and briefly examined.

Jackson Poetry Prize | Poets and Writers

Claudia Rankine is one of my favorites. Congratulations to her!

1 day ago
pittsburghisbeautiful:

Caution: Flying Discs sign in Schenley Park in Oakland.

pittsburghisbeautiful:

Caution: Flying Discs sign in Schenley Park in Oakland.

wiblog:

artslant:

Rex Ray’s paintings are a monument to beauty, craft, and fine art. our review here: http://bit.ly/1k1eRnD

Great write-up by my friend and SFMOMA co-worker Kara Q. Smith!

wiblog:

artslant:

Rex Ray’s paintings are a monument to beauty, craft, and fine art. our review here: http://bit.ly/1k1eRnD

Great write-up by my friend and SFMOMA co-worker Kara Q. Smith!

revereche:

mantisbutts:

reapergrellsutcliff:

Fashions of the Future as Imagined in 1893

Illustrations from “Future Dictates of Fashion” by W. Cade Gall that was published in the January 1893 issue of The Strand magazine.

At first I thought this was some “fashion of witches and wizards through the ages” type thing but nah everyone is supposed to dress like this. I wish everyone dressed like this. 

nailed it

(via cryptovolans)

f-l-e-u-r-d-e-l-y-s:

Artist Kim Keever’’s liquid experiments produce beautifully abstract, hypnotizing swirls of color.

(Source: asylum-art, via lizlemming)

THE HEART'S ETERNAL VOW

fishingboatproceeds:

Thomas Pynchon on Gabriel García Márquez.

6 days ago- 440
theniftyfifties:

Alfred Hitchcock and Vera Miles photographed by Elliott Erwitt,

theniftyfifties:

Alfred Hitchcock and Vera Miles photographed by Elliott Erwitt,

(Source: nickdrake)

libtastic:

Here’s the link for more information about the PS244 fundraising campaign

Here’s the link to the GIVE IT ALL TO ME Library Collection at OutofPrintClothing.com.

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(Source: mildhorror, via readthisnotthat)

theparisreview:

Detail from a sketch by Umberto Eco for The Name of the Rose. The sketch can be read in any order: top to bottom, left to right, and reverse.

theparisreview:

Detail from a sketch by Umberto Eco for The Name of the Rose. The sketch can be read in any order: top to bottom, left to right, and reverse.

todaysdocument:

In Vermont, even dogs get excited for the Bookwagon!
Happy National Bookmobile Day!

From “The Day the Books Went Blank”, a 1961 educational film intended to show the importance of maintaining quality libraries, from The Library Extension Agencies of the six New England States.



Bookmobiles!!!!!

todaysdocument:

In Vermont, even dogs get excited for the Bookwagon!

Happy National Bookmobile Day!

From “The Day the Books Went Blank”, a 1961 educational film intended to show the importance of maintaining quality libraries, from The Library Extension Agencies of the six New England States.

Bookmobiles!!!!!