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Somehow it Gets Lit

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

THE HEART'S ETERNAL VOW

fishingboatproceeds:

Thomas Pynchon on Gabriel García Márquez.

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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!!!!!

pittsburghisbeautiful:

Doorbell in an apartment building on Ellsworth Avenue in Shadyside.

pittsburghisbeautiful:

Doorbell in an apartment building on Ellsworth Avenue in Shadyside.

Maggie Cheung wears a different cheongsam (qipao) dress in each scene of Wong Kar-Wai’s In the Mood For Love. There were 46 in all, though not all made it to the final cut.

(Source: hoanbee, via fertilevirgin)

Pirates of the Caribbean: At World’s End
∟ King Elizabeth

So they play this scene at Pirates games in Pittsburgh.

(Source: foxwin, via ceilingspider)

(Source: boooook, via jmdemaree)

ohzephyr:

Wayne Thiebaud, 24th Street Intersection, 1977i am so fond of this whole series of San Francisco city scapes. especially this one. they make my eyes want to jump up and down and my heart goes “aaahhhh.”

ohzephyr:

Wayne Thiebaud, 24th Street Intersection, 1977

i am so fond of this whole series of San Francisco city scapes. especially this one. they make my eyes want to jump up and down and my heart goes “aaahhhh.”

(via wiblog)