“Of art, of love, of the difference between dreaming and waking she knew nothing but would have darted at you like a flatheaded blue serpent if you questioned her knowledge of dreaming.”
“But I am no poet. I am only a very conscientious recorder.”
Vladimir Nabokov, Lolita
To love is to suffer. To avoid suffering, one must not love. But, then one suffers from not loving. Therefore, to love is to suffer, not to love is to suffer, to suffer is to suffer. To be happy is to love, to be happy, then, is to suffer, but suffering makes one unhappy, therefore, to be unhappy one must love, or love to suffer, or suffer from too much happiness...I hope you're getting this down.”
— Woody Allen
+ An A from Nabokov "It was officially called “European Literature of the Nineteenth Century,” but unofficially called “Dirty Lit” by the Cornell Daily Sun, since it dealt with adultery in Anna Karenina and Madame Bovary"
+ Books: 10 All-Time Greatest 1. Leo Tolstoy, Anna Karenina (1878)
Nabokov allows that “the thing cannot be done: Tolstoy is homogeneous, is one,” and the “truth which he was ponderously groping for or magically finding just around the corner, was always the same truth — the truth was he and this he was an art.”
Bruce Wayne meets The Riddler for the first time.
+ Batman #22 - Secret City: Part Two; That One Time Review , REVIEW: Batman #22
+ "Where are you, Enid Coleslaw?" It’s a testament to Clowes’s ability to create human beings out of ink, paper, and rubylith tone that readers have spent so much time wondering about what happens to Enid and Rebecca after Ghost World ends.
Released July 5th 1993
“Lo bueno de los años es que curan heridas, lo malo de los besos es que crean adicción.”The good thing about years is that they cure wounds, the bad thing about kisses is that they create addiction
— Joaquín Sabina
+ Lou Reed on Kanye West's Yeezus: 'It brings tears to my eyes' There are the obligatory blowjobs and menages-a-trois, the synth buzzsaws and jumpcuts, complains Lou Reed – so why is he so in awe of this 'inspiring, majestic' album?