“Has she tact?
Has she enthusiasm?
Has she method and system?
Is she punctual?
Is she neat?
Is she kind?
Is she a good disciplinarian?
Is she sympathetic?
Is she quick?
Is she willing to wear rubber heels?
Is she a good worker?
Is she accurate?
Has she a pleasing personality?
Has she a sense of responsibility?
Is she patient?
Is she courteous?
Has she self control?
Is she cheerful?
Has she a knowledge of books?
Are her vibrations pleasant?
Has she executive ability?
Can she speak French, German, Spanish, Italian, Yiddish?
Has she social qualifications?
Can she keep a petty cash account?
What are her faults?”
— Can she library? via Unpleasant Vibrators Need Not Apply (via thelifeguardlibrarian)
5:41 pm • 12 August 2014 • 49 notes
"Love this photo. *From a friend who worked at Disneyland."
(Source: owljjolson, via koslick)
1:51 am • 8 August 2014 • 60,136 notes
"The Last Billboard"
A 36-foot-long billboard located at the corner of Highland and Baum in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. Every month, a different individual is invited to take over the billboard to broadcast personalized messages, which are spelt out using wooden letters that are changed by hand.
12:54 am • 7 August 2014 • 94,550 notes
"Although he doesn’t know it yet, she isn’t his real life. But he is hers.
This is painful.”
—Margaret Atwood, The Robber Bride
11:43 am • 5 August 2014 • 448 notes
The history of sadness
Movie: Beginners (2010)
Director: Mike Mills
3:10 pm • 4 August 2014 • 101 notes
Confused by the Comma? Here's Your Guide
The comma is such a little mark, but it can prompt big confusion — and heated debate — about its use.
There’s a lot to cover, so let’s jump right in. (Believe me, we will not cover everything about commas here, but we’ll give it a shot.)
2:31 pm • 1 August 2014 • 9 notes
"The photos originated from these class portraits I started in 1999, just taking girls who just got out of school and taking a class photo of them. And then it turned into this thing well if they got their clothes on, I should shoot the exact same shot with their clothes off."
Richard Kern’s Doubles
10:33 am • 31 July 2014 • 796 notes
“I didn’t know why I was going to cry, but I knew that if anybody spoke to me or looked at me too closely the tears would fly out of my eyes and the sobs would fly out of the throat and I’d cry for a week.”
― Sylvia Plath, The Bell Jar
10:15 am • 31 July 2014 • 634 notes