“There’s a reason it’s called ‘girls gone wild’ and not ‘women gone wild’. When girls go wild, they show their tits. When women go wild, they kill men and drown their kids in a tub.”—Louis C.K. (via cavesoflilith)
“Book collecting is an obsession, an occupation, a disease, an addiction, a fascination, an absurdity, a fate. It is not a hobby. Those who do it must do it.”—Jeanette Winterson; Art Objects: Essays on Ecstacy and Effrontery (via wordpainting)
"This is why good legal systems have juries, Ms. Feminazi Pollit…"
While I regularly enjoy your political arguments and rants, and while I realize I have the very convenient option to “unfollow” you if I so choose, I would note that your use of the word “feminazi” does nothing to strengthen your argument. Its offensive, overwhelms the point, and discredits the author.
Once upon a time (until the 1950s, really), some in rural Austria still believed in the older mountain ways (still do believe in some of the smaller ones, such as beliefs in Föhns causing conceptions, arguments and murders). This included bewitchment as a potential cause for a caw not…
“1. Use the time of a total stranger in such a way that he or she will not feel the time was wasted.
2. Give the reader at least one character he or she can root for.
3. Every character should want something, even if it is only a glass of water.
4. Every sentence must do one of two things-reveal character or advance the action.
5. Start as close to the end as possible.
6. Be a Sadist. No matter how sweet and innocent your leading characters, make awful things happen to them-in order that the reader may see what they are made of.
7. Write to please just one person. If you open a window and make love to the world, so to speak, your story will get pneumonia.
8. Give your readers as much information as possible as soon as possible. To hell with suspense. Readers should have such complete understanding of what is going on, where and why, that they could finish the story themselves, should cockroaches eat the last few pages.”—Kurt Vonnegut’s advice to writers (via bearbearpdx)