"I want to describe myself

like a painting that I studied

closely for a long, long time,

like a word I finally understood,

like the pitcher of water I use every day,

like the face of my mother,

like a ship

that carried me

through the deadliest storm of all."

— Rainer Maria Rilke

may 31 2016 ∞
apr 26 2017 +

I'm only listing albums here that I can listen to from start to finish and love every song.

  • An Horse, "Rearrange Beds"
  • Bloc Party, "Silent Alarm"
  • Boards of Canada, "The Campfire Headphase"
  • Brand New, "The Devil and God are Raging Inside Me"
  • The Details, "Draw a Distance. Draw a Border."
  • Emily Haines & the Soft Skeleton, "Knives Don't Have Your Back"
  • Fever Ray, "Fever Ray"
  • The Knife, "Deep Cuts"
  • Los Campesinos!, "Hold on Now, Youngster..."
  • Marianas Trench, "Fix Me," and "Masterpiece Theatre"
  • The National, "Boxer" or any of their albums
  • Our Lady Peace, "Gravity"
  • Regina Spektor, "Fidelity"
  • Seether, "Disclaimer"
aug 26 2013 ∞
nov 23 2015 +
  • Take the white ones, they're my favourites. It's the side effects that save us → The National, Graceless
  • And talk about the weather, or how the weather used to be → The Weakerthans, Plea from a Cat Named Virtute
  • People like us we don’t need that much, just someone that starts the spark in our bonfire hearts → James Blunt
  • All the broken hearts in the world still beat → Ingrid Michaelson
  • I identify my star sign by asking which is least compatible with yours → Los Campesinos!, Ways to Make It Through the Wall
  • I liked the sound of my own voice, I didn't give anyone else a choice → U2, All Because of You
  • You know, taken out of context I must seem so strange → Ani DiFranco, Fire Door
  • Everything I love is on the table → The National, Don't Swallow the Cap
  • Live on coffee and flowers, try not to wonder what the weather will be. I've figured out what we're missing, tell you miserable things after you are asleep → The National, , Conversation 16
dec 16 2013 ∞
sep 24 2016 +
  • eschatology
  • 'prop squiring'
  • hostile attribution bias: a tendency to interpret the ambiguous behaviors of others as hostile rather than benign
  • "A dysphemism for a contemptible person"
  • mercurial
  • apotheosis
  • archaic
  • aternal
  • anochecer (nightfall)
  • modicum
  • inordinate
  • latent
  • yield
  • elude
  • elide
  • quelques mots français
      • ronronner
nov 15 2008 ∞
feb 13 2015 +
  • Eschatology
  • Practicing artists who don't have a fine art degree
  • Anti-heroes
  • Nonbinary/genderqueer people
  • Synaesthesia
  • Cryptozoology
  • Method acting
  • Desire lines
  • Indices
      • Danger, new meaning of, with pure immanence, 42
      • Death, assimilated to, 161
      • Geography as mental, 96
      • Interesting, the, as production of thought, 140 (all of the above taken from What is Philosophy? by Deleuze & Guattari)
jan 18 2014 ∞
mar 11 2015 +
  • Ça m'est égal
  • Je m'en fou
  • Je n'ai aucune idée
  • Bon courage
  • Faire du tri
  • x
aug 11 2013 ∞
aug 10 2014 +
  • any and every mint tea
  • Matcha, with milk and honey
  • Starbucks chai latte
  • Stabucks caramel brulee latte (it's coffee ok) ♥
  • Starbucks green tea latte ♥
  • Stash chai, especially with eggnog (b)
  • Stash earl grey
  • Stash peppermint (h) ♥
  • Tazo calm (h)
  • Tega caffeine-free green
  • Tetley orange pekoe, with milk and sugar (b)
  • Tetley vanilla red rooibos, with honey
  • Yogi Egyptian licorice mint (h) ♥

To try:

  • kukicha
  • genmaicha

Not good:

aug 5 2013 ∞
aug 31 2017 +

on my bookshelf:

  • Bi: Notes for a Bisexual Revolution

not owned:

  • Research: A Novel for Performance, by Joseph Riippi
  • The Last Illusion, by Porochista Khakpour
  • The Only Ones, by Carola Dibbell
  • Ongoingness: The End of A Diary, by Sarah Manguso
  • Station Eleven by Emily St. John Mandel
  • Every day as I love this baby in my lap, I think of my other baby. Poor older brother, poor missing one…The love for the first magnifies the love for the second, and vice versa. – Elizabeth McCracken, An Exact Replica of a Figment of My Imagination
  • slaughterhouse five (ps) (so it goes)
  • how to grow up, by michelle tea
  • everything else by laurie halse anderson
aug 5 2013 ∞
dec 20 2016 +

as you can tell, I'm a really fun person to have at parties

actually I don't go to parties

  • what to do when theory does not work for you: native performance art and performance theory revised x
  • A Thousand Plateaus x
  • these x
  • Making Emptiness x
  • Animals and the Human Imagination x
  • What is This Thing Called Science? x
  • Pedagogy of the Oppressed x
  • Excluded: Making Feminist and Queer Movements More Inclusive
  • The Feminist Porn Book: The Politics of Producing Pleasure
  • Kate Bornstein’s My New Gender Workbook (maybe)
  • Paganism: An Introduction to Earth-Centered Religions
  • The Epistemology of the Closet
aug 1 2013 ∞
jun 20 2014 +
  • SAGA
  • the wicked + the divine
  • rat queens
  • habibi
  • blankets
  • marauder shields x
  • adventure time
  • we3
  • on loving women

also webcomics

jan 26 2014 ∞
sep 24 2016 +
  • Exercise moderately but regularly
  • Eat healthy but delicious meals
  • Regularize your sleep cycle
  • Practice good personal hygiene
  • Don’t drink to excess or abuse drugs
  • Spend some time every day in play
  • Develop recreational outlets that encourage creativity
  • Avoid unstructured time
  • Limit exposure to mass media
  • Distance yourself from destructive situations or people
  • Practice mindfulness meditation, or a walk, or an intimate talk, every day
  • Cultivate your sense of humor
  • Allow yourself to feel pride in your accomplishments
  • Listen to compliments and expressions of affection
  • Avoid depressed self-absorption
  • Build and use a support system
nov 24 2013 ∞
nov 24 2013 +

I just like her.

  • Lookin' to Get Out (1982)
  • Cyborg 2 (1993)
  • Without Evidence (1995)
  • Hackers (1995)
  • Love Is All There Is (1996)
  • Mojave Moon (1996)
  • Foxfire (1996) ♥
  • True Women (1997)
  • George Wallace (1997)
  • Playing God (1997)
  • Gia (1998) ♥
  • Hell's Kitchen (1998)
  • Playing by Heart (1998)
  • Pushing Tin (1999)
  • The Bone Collector (1999)
  • Girl, Interrupted (1999) ♥
  • Gone in 60 Seconds (2000)
  • Lara Croft: Tomb Raider (2001)
  • Original Sin (2001)
  • Life or Something Like It (2002)
feb 7 2014 ∞
aug 31 2017 +
  • Tale of Princess Kaguya
  • Garden of Words
  • wolf children
  • Jane has a Gun (parents rec, Natalie Portman)
  • Dancer in the Dark
  • As I Was Moving Ahead Occasionally I Saw Brief Glimpses of Beauty
  • Kumiko, the Treasure Hunter
  • x
  • Sunshine (2007) (re-watch)
  • Shortbus (Kora)
  • this film is not yet rated (Kora)
  • cake? (PS)
  • the sound of my voice
  • dream house
  • x
  • pacific rim
  • the craft
  • heathers
  • New Waterford Girl
aug 17 2013 ∞
nov 22 2016 +

purepost recs

  • You Are Umasou
  • Dennou Coil
  • sound of the sky
  • Sword art online
  • Anohana
  • Amazing World of Gumball
  • Star vs the Forces of Evil
  • bee and puppycat
  • Saint Young Men
  • Bravest Warriors
  • great british bake off
  • Gravity Falls
  • We bare bears
  • over the garden wall

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  • push girls (ps)
  • the americans (bitch mag)
  • daria (the internet)
  • little mosque on the prairie (I think I w...
jan 4 2014 ∞
nov 22 2016 +