(Lacy Simons: Owner & Operator of indie bookstore hello hello; Reader; Maker of Things w/Kitchi-Kitchy; Rockland, Maine.)

"Theories about art aren't art any more than a description of an aphid is an aphid. A menu isn't a meal. We're trying to build birds, not birdhouses." ... Dean Young

johndarnielle:

where to even begin

"Animal ghosts, etc."

johndarnielle:

where to even begin

"Animal ghosts, etc."

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humansofnewyork:

She was collecting rocks.

Ahhhhhhhhhhhhhh

humansofnewyork:

She was collecting rocks.

Ahhhhhhhhhhhhhh

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wetheurban:

DESIGN: Submerged Turntable by Evan Holm

Artist Evan Holm is convinced that ‘there will be a time when all tracings of human culture will dissolve back into the soil under the slow crush of the unfolding universe’. 

To demonstrate these rather dark thoughts, he created a submerged record player that’s still producing a nearly perfect audio as demonstrated in the short video below.

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Book Riot Always Books. Never Boring. Subscription Box & Gifting Service

Do want.

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victoriousvocabulary:

NACHDENKLICH

[adjective]

1. thoughtful; reflective; contemplative; meditative; engaged in, involving, or reflecting deep or serious thought.

2. pensive; deeply, often wistfully, or dreamily thoughtful; melancholy thoughtfulness.

[adverb]

3. ruminative; thoughtfully; pondering; musing; reflectively.

Etymology: German nach- (indicates following or pursuit of someone or something) +‎ denken (to think, consider, imagine) +‎ -lich (an adjectival or adverbial suffix).

[James R. Eads]

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moviesincolor:

Request Week 7 - rvxenWilly Wonka and the Chocolate Factory, 1971Cinematography: Arthur Ibbetson

moviesincolor:

Request Week 7 - rvxen
Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory, 1971
Cinematography: Arthur Ibbetson

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therumpus:

Here’s today’s Daily GIF!

therumpus:

Here’s today’s Daily GIF!

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nevver:

Map Monsters

Relevant to my interests.

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nevver:

The Nietzsche Family Circus

Pinnacle of all human creation?

nevver:

The Nietzsche Family Circus

Pinnacle of all human creation?

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I like things, and books, and stuff: These opinions are my own, and I'm entitled to have them

conorati:

I try to stay out of the fray of internet comments on twitter and the like about the current state of bookselling. I should be more interested since I am, in fact, the owner of a bookstore. But more importantly, I’m the owner of a small business. And as the owner of a small business I am extremely…

YES THIS.

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