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William S. Burrough
“Punk was born around 1975, following that a taste for anarchy has dominated youth culture the last 35 years. A new century is said to start only five years into it’s run, but when is the twenty-first century actually going to start? April 8th 2010 we were shocked to learn Malcolm McLaren died. Punk is dead. Is this the beginning of the new Millennium?”
directed by Spike Jonze
The world comes to us as appearance, and we return it to itself as meaning.
If you wanted to get rich, how would you do it? I think your best bet would be to start or join a startup. That’s been a reliable way to get rich for hundreds of years. The word “startup” dates from the 1960s, but what happens in one is very similar to the venture-backed trading voyages of the Middle Ages.
via paul graham
Alice Cooper singing for the Muppet Show
too much of everything
never enough time
less is more
” A lazy person, whatever the talents with which he set out, will have condemned himself to second-hand thoughts and to second-rate friends. “
“…in his model, the appeal of suicide is loss of consciousness, and thus the end of psychological pain being experienced. And since cognitive therapy isn’t easily available—or seen as achievable—by most suicidal people, that leaves only three ways to escape this painful self-awareness: drugs, sleep and death. And of these, only death, nature’s great anesthesia, offers a permanent fix.”
I felt like putting a bullet between the eyes of every Panda that wouldn’t screw to save its species. I wanted to open the dump valves on oil tankers and smother all the French beaches I’d never see. I wanted to breathe smoke. “