Posts Categorized: style

impossible. cool.

I’m now learning the proper terms for things I knew by rote or instinct. I’m learning to appraise images in an entirely different way, or at least to articulate what I’m seeing differently.

Behind the Times, I

I have a love-hate relationship with the NY Times’ Thursday Styles section. I read it every single week, yet it is simply so wrong that I derive endless amusement from its startling out-of-touchness with anything resembling actual fashion happening in the world.

Kubrick v Tarantino

“I respect criticism, but I know more about film than most of the people writing about me. Not only that, I’m a better writer than most of the people writing about me. And I can write film criticism better than most of the people writing about me.” _QT “But critical opinion on my films has… Read more »

Happy Anniversary, Mom and Dad

Today is my parents’ 35th wedding anniversary. Every day of my life, they’ve taught me everything I know about love. They were high school sweethearts. Every year, my dad gets my mom two anniversary cards—one on June 30, and one on March 12, the day they went on their first date, in 1971.

Happy Bloomsday!

105 years ago, James Joyce received the first handjob he didn’t have to pay for afterwards. As a tribute to Nora, the entirety of his masterpiece Ulysses takes place on June 16, 1904, just like their memorable first date.