9/100 MALE CHARACTERS RUSTIN COHLE (true detective)
I’d consider myself a realist, alright? But in philosophical terms I’m what’s called a pessimist… I think human consciousness is a tragic misstep in evolution. We became too self-aware. Nature created an aspect of nature separate from itself - we are creatures that should not exist by natural law… We are things that labor under the illusion of having a self, that accretion of sensory experience and feelings, programmed with total assurance that we are each somebody, when in fact everbody’s nobody… I think the honorable thing for our species to do is to deny our programming. Stop reproducing, walk hand in hand into extinction - one last midnight, brothers and sisters opting out of a raw deal.”

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If you are not scary, what kind of monster are you?

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nevver:

Philip Roth
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e-m-e-t-t:

Regret

For Concepts Class: Illustrate a nonphysical word. The class had to try and guess it. 

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sending emails should not be this hard

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"Pleasures are like photographs: in the presence of the person we love, we take only negatives, which we develop later, at home, when we have at our disposal once more our inner dark room, the door of which it is strictly forbidden to open while others are present."
Marcel Proust  (via oh-girl-among-the-roses)
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tierradentro:

Canaletto’s Venice mapped to Google Street View. (via)

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donnacabonna:

when you forget to ask your waiter for something

donnacabonna:

when you forget to ask your waiter for something

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blazeberg:

I’m freaking out I don’t usually reblog this stuff but this is like incredible

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rupelover:

Emma Watson (Noah), Daniel Radcliffe (Frankenstein), Rupert Grint (Enemy of Man) and Tom Felton (Labyrinth) // Movies from another century. 

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"The King In Yellow is in there because it’s a story about a story, one that drives people to madness. Everything in True Detective is composed of questionable narratives, inner and outer, from Cohle’s view that identity is just a story we tell ourselves, to the stories about manhood that Hart tells about himself, to the not always truthful story they tell the detectives investigating them. So it made sense – to me, at least — to allude to an external narrative that that is supposed to create insanity, or as I prefer, deranged enlightenment. When I did that, a kind of secondary language began to form in the scripts, where the notion of cosmic horror became a very real part of the environment, at least for those who know Chambers’ work."
— Nic Pizzolatto talking about The King in Yellow and True Detective. (via wildlinging)
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20 promises to myself on my 20th birthday

1. Don’t trivialize yourself, your thoughts, or your emotions. You have just as much right and reason to think and feel as anyone else does.

2. If you know something will make you unhappy in the end, don’t do it. No matter how much alcohol may tell you to, don’t. Think of the consequences before you do the actions.

3. When you tell yourself you will do something, follow through with it. Nothing is worse than disappointing yourself.

4. If you’ve already started something, there’s no reason not to finish it.

5. Forgive people for their inherent faults, but do not forgive people when they legitimately hurt you.

6. Stop being afraid of failure. You’ll get nowhere if you take no risks.

7. If you need help, ask for it. From as many people as you think you need to. Work out your problems, don’t just stew in them feeling bad about your own shortcomings.

8. Go on more spontaneous adventures.

9. Experience more. Don’t let future financial woes stop you from buying that ticket. You’ll remember the experience more then you’ll wish you had the money (within reason).

10. Whilst experiencing, experience more and photograph less. This isn’t to say that you shouldn’t take pictures. Visual memories are wonderful, but don’t take pictures just to be able to show that you did something. Remember how it felt in the moment. Don’t experience life filtered through a lens.

11. In general, don’t live life picture in picture with your phone. Look up more.

12. Read more, and analyze more. Literary analysis is not and should not be limited to the classroom. Join a book club, or at least talk about things you’ve read with people. You’ll get more out of it and enjoy it better. Don’t read just to say you read.

13. Write more. Write poetry. Or even if it’s just spilling all of your thoughts onto a Word document and deleting it immediately after.  It’ll help you make more sense of yourself. 

14. If there are people you want to see or want to get to know better, make an effort. You can’t expect other people to always make the effort. 

15. Learn to not feel bad saying no when you’re saying no for legitimate reasons.

16. Don’t let yourself get peer pressured into things if you really don’t want to do them. You control your own life.

17. Never forget to be appreciative of the people, things, and opportunities around you. 

18. Sleep more regularly. Being rested helps pretty much every aspect of life.

19 & 20. Eat better and exercise more. Not for the sake of losing weight or attempting to fit a mold of beauty. Merely for the sake of feeling strong and healthy. For breathing easily at the top of a staircase.

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valonqars:

“When you can’t remember your lives, you can’t change your lives, and that is the terrible and the secret fate of all life. You’re trapped by that nightmare you keep waking up into.” — Rust Cohle

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Broken Bells was fucking fantastic. Thanks for the birthday present @thirdandlake  (at The Trocadero Theatre)

Broken Bells was fucking fantastic. Thanks for the birthday present @thirdandlake (at The Trocadero Theatre)

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