— Vincent van Gogh
Women Who Rock: Suffragettes to Juke Joints
Learn who were the foremothers of rock in this companion guide to the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame and Museum’s Women Who Rock exhibit. And find out more about these amazing women at the Library and Archives:
Video: Sister Rosetta Tharp performs “That’s All.”
— E.B. White
to be alive
beneath cherry blossoms."
— Kobayashi Issa
— Ursula K. Le Guin
— Khaled Hosseini
Why playing stupid games staves off existential despair
Flamenco guitarist Paco de Lucía, widely considered one of the greatest players of the instrument to have lived, died yesterday of a heart attack at the age of 66. Rarely is this world graced with a talent capable of influencing the international musical landscape, but that is what we have lost in Lucía.
Coming out of an era of cultural isolation in Spain in the 1970s, Lucía not only helped to…
I looked up why ppl click their fingers at poetry readings and
This is funny, but also this is actually the case for Stephen Merritt of the Magnetic Fields. Either that or he likes to fuck with his audience. It’s hard to tell with him… At any rate he apparently hates clapping so much (not sure if it’s the sound or the appreciation…?) that at a 2008 show in Northampton, Mass., he would moodily cover his ears after every song. One of his bandmates asked the audience to keep our enthusiasm to a minimum.
That beautifully pure moment when you begin to listen to the most perfect song. When nothing can ruin that faultless moment, and you can’t fathom to...
- “I already saw that on Tumblr.”— literally everything (via beccaliving)
- nekemabalatonariviera asked:Dwight, at 8:00 a.m. today, someone poisons the coffee. Do not drink the coffee. More instructions will follow. Cordially, Future Dwight.
the phrase “curiosity killed the cat” is actually not the full phrase it actually is “curiosity...