Everything in the world is about sex except sex. Sex is about power.
For the two of us, home isn’t a place. It is a person. And we are finally home.
—Stephanie Perkins, Anna and the French Kiss
Dimitri: If Atlas holds up the world, what holds up Atlas?
Tasso: Atlas stands on the back of a turtle.
Dimitri: But what does the turtle stand on?
Tasso: Another turtle.
Dimitri: And what does that turtle stand on?
Tasso: My dear Dimitri, it’s turtles all the way down!
Plato and a Platypus Walk into a Bar
by Thomas Cathart & Daniel Klein
It is one of life’s bitterest truths that bedtime so often arrives just when things are really getting interesting.
—Lemony Snicket, The Grim Grotto
As human beings, we have a natural compulsion to fill empty spaces.
WATCH THIS BUILDING GET BOMBED, TAGGED AND BEAUTIFIED
FOR “SURPLUS CANDY”
That vast swath of darkness at the center of the above image, looking like a speckled, oddly shaped body of water — that’s the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea, photographed from the International Space Station on January 30th. NASA has some relevant landmarks labeled for context.
It’s a striking reminder of how literally and figuratively dark the country is: Pyongyang, North Korea, a city of 3.26 million, looks about the same size as Gunsan, South Korea, population 280,000. The rest of the DPRK might as well be an extension of the Yellow Sea.
jerkoff with me
just a little bit
orgasm in fur blanket
First they came for the Socialists, and I did not speak out— Because I was not a Socialist.
Then they came for the Trade Unionists, and I did not speak out— Because I was not a Trade Unionist.
Then they came for the Jews, and I did not speak out— Because I was not a Jew.
Then they came for me—and there was no one left to speak for me.