If what’s always distinguished bad writing—flat characters, a narrative world...– David Foster Wallace, interview with Dalkey Archive Press (via trenchantashell)
Another belief of mine: that everyone else my age is an adult, whereas I am...– Margaret Atwood; Cat’s Eye (via wordpainting)
While we’re at it, can we stop trivializing decency in discourse by labeling it...– Evolution, rape, ovulation, and how to get your opinions labeled “Science.” | Holly, The Pervocracy (via ffolkthepainaway)
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nessfraserloves: thiscuntsays: collectivecrack: White American males constitute only 33% of the population. Yet, they occupy approximately: 80% of tenured positions in higher education 80% of the House of Representatives 80-85% of the U.S. Senate 92%of Forbes 400 executive CEO-level positions 90% of athletic team owners 97.7% of U.S. presidents fucking think about it. They’re just...
In one experiment, five young mothers were observed interacting with a 6 month...– Experiment detailed in my sociology textbook to detail the early impression of gender roles. (via emaconly) Wow. Just… fuck. Sorry, things like this make me lose my eloquence for a while. (via forumgamer)
This pattern — women can dress like men, but men don’t dress like women —...– via Sociological Images (via aminamithri) (via donotcallmeashley) (via jayandsilentboob) (via btx91)
If I was a girl I wouldn’t…If I was a girl I wouldn’t…If I was a girl I...– Cindy Crabb, The Encyclopedia of Doris (via butchnorfemme) This applies to all people raised and socialized as girls, whether or not they are girls and/or grow up to be women. (via ceasesilence)
Kotex tampon recall. Please share. →
sanityscraps: ladyatheist: murphysbride: theowlintheolivetree: spectralradiance: bitchesguidetoetiquette: Be safe out there, my lovely bitches “During the manufacturing process, the tampons were contaminated with the bacterium Enterobacter sakazakii, which can cause UTIs, pelvic inflammatory disease, and potentially life-threatening vaginal infections.” what the FUCK HOW??? ...
shadowkittypryde asked: Sory for interupting, I can see you posted something from the tw drama Bednaya Nastya.. Do you know where i can find episodes with english subtitle erhaps? I don't learn russian and I really like that drama :)
savetheempire: The Hunger Games Official Trailer I really don’t know anything about these books, but after watching this trailer, maybe I should read them? Um I finished the entire first book in one day. It’s kind of even embarrassing. Aren’t in college? Don’t I have things to do? I had only gotten like three hours of sleep that day too, because I had been studying for...
Never love anyone who treats you like you’re ordinary.– Oscar Wilde (via methdaddy)
I think the most common cause of insomnia is simple; it’s loneliness.– Heath Ledger (via roscoe-)
Fear is not only a response of the adrenal glands but also a psychological...– J.Krishnamurti (via urmi7)
Every day we slaughter our finest impulses. That is why we get a heartache when...– Henry Miller (via clavicola)
Jon Stewart took to The Daily Show last night (11/10/11) to talk about the Penn State child sexual abuse scandal, and gave a serious commentary about how people knew of Sandusky’s abuse and didn’t do anything, as well as the recent student rioting over the firing of coach Joe Paterno.
The truth about suicide, the outright negation of the biological imperative to...– Columnist Michael Maiello argues that bullying won’t be stopped by passing laws. (via thedailyfeed)
The fiend in his own shape is less hideous than when he rages in the breast of...– Nathaniel Hawthorne, Young Goodman Brown
cosmo tip #35
expertcosmotips: bring him small dead animals as tokens of your affection and displays of your hunting prowess
The stock phrase "and they lived happily ever...
Never explain. Your friends do not need it and your enemies will not believe it...– Elbert Hubbard (via quote-book)