“Dining at Canal Bar with Judd Nelson and Robert Downey Jr., who costarred in the movie adaptation of Less Than Zero suggested “bad behavior” (true, but still).” —Bret Easton Ellis, Lunar Park
All of the apples at the deli were bruised. What does this say about me, metaphorically?
“According to Simon, Starbucks’ success demonstrates how deeply commercialism defines who we are — that is, how much energy, emotion and time we invest in what we buy as a representation of who we are.” —Notes to Self: Starbucks as a Social Stabilizer | Psych Central News
“[A] lot of authors think of “readers” the way we think of any intangible but demonstrably present phenomenon, like bacteria. We can’t see them, so we don’t think about them much. We like them in theory when they’re helping us, digesting our food et cetera — in fact, we take it for granted that they will do so – but mostly we only notice them when they’re making us sick.” —Emily Gould on the publishing industry. Her post is worth reading.