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"The first language humans had was gestures. There was nothing primitive about this language that flowed from people’s hands, nothing we say now that could not be said in the endless array of movements possible with the fine bones of the fingers and wrists."

emma marie follows:
Candice Austen friends (lea)
Sarah nostalgia (Gram's house)
Phoebe wishlist (christmas)
Josephine things (that i don't trust / am suspicious about)
about me (regrets)
  • Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf? by Edward Albee
  • Tuesday's With Morrie by Mitch Albom
  • Click: One Novel, Ten Authors by David Almond, Eoin Colfer, Roddy Doyle, Deborah Ellis, Nick Hornby, Margo Lanagan, Gregory Maguire, Ruth Ozeki, Linda Sue Park and Tim Wynne-Jones
  • Go Ask Alice by Anonymous
  • Pride and Prejudice by Jane Austen
  • The Diving Bell and the Butterfly by Jean-Dominique Bauby
  • A Long Way Gone by Ishmael Beah
  • Fahrenheit 451 by Ray Bradbury
  • The DaVinci Code by Dan Brown
  • Sifting Through the Madness, For the Word, The Line, The Way by Charles Bukowski
  • A Clockwork Orange by Anthony Burgess
  • Ana's Story: A Journey of Hope by Jenna Bush
  • Quiet: The Power of Introverts in a World That Can't Stop Talking by Susan Cain
  • The Stranger by Albert Camus
  • The Amazing Adventures of Kavalier & Clay by Michael Chabon
may 16 2013 ∞
jun 21 2013 +
  • The Fountain
  • Moonrise Kingdom
  • 2001: A Space Odyssey
  • Sling Blade
  • Django Unchained
  • His Girl Friday
  • The Visitor
  • Les Misérables
  • Zero Dark Thirty
  • Argo
  • The Impossible
  • Alien
  • Blue Velvet
  • No
  • Goodfellas
  • A Day in the Country
  • Antoine and Colette
  • "Toby Dammit" from Spirits of the Dead
  • The Matrix
  • Blue Valentine
  • Jackie Brown
jan 1 2013 ∞
sep 19 2013 +

1900's

  • A Trip to the Moon (1902)
  • The Great Train Robbery (1903)

1910's

  • The Birth of a Nation (1915)
  • Les Vampires (1915)
  • Intolerance (1916)
  • The Cabinet of Dr. Caligari (1919)
  • Broken Blossoms (1919)

1920's

  • Way Down East (1920)
  • Within Our Gates (1920)
  • The Phantom Carriage (1921)
  • Orphans of the Storm (1921)
  • The Smiling Madame Beudet (1922)
  • Dr. Mabuse, Parts 1 and 2 (1922)
  • Nanook of the North (1922)
  • Nosferatu, A Symphony of Terrors (1922)
  • Häxan (1923)
dec 23 2012 ∞
jan 7 2013 +
  • Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid by William Goldman
  • Chasing Shakespeare by James Bird
nov 24 2012 ∞
feb 26 2013 +
  • Alejandro Rivera
  • Andy Warhol
  • Bansky
  • Claude Monet
  • David Hockney
  • Edward Hopper
  • Francesco Clemente
  • Frida Kahlo
  • Gregory Euclide
  • Gregory Thielker
  • Henri de Toulouse-Lautre
  • Hubert Marot
  • Jacek Yerka
  • Kumi Yamashita
  • Leondaro Da Vinci
  • Michelangelo
  • Pablo Picasso
  • Rafał Olbiński
  • Ray Caesar
  • Richard Prince
  • Salvador Dali
jul 10 2012 ∞
may 23 2013 +
  • Alexa Chung
  • Audrey Hepburn
  • Audrey Tatou
  • Dakota Fanning
  • Diane Kruger
  • Elizabeth Olsen
  • Elle Fanning
  • Emma Watson
  • Florence Welch
  • Joni Mitchell
  • Kate Winslet
  • Lily Collins
  • Meryl Streep
  • Michelle Williams
  • Natalie Portman
  • Patti Smith
  • Sylvia Plath
  • Winona Ryder
  • Zooey Deschanel
may 26 2012 ∞
dec 27 2012 +
  • Allen, Woody
    • What's Up, Tiger Lily?
    • Take the Money and Run
    • Men of Crisis: The Harvey Wallinger Story (TV short)
    • Bananas
    • Everything You Wanted to Know About Sex* But Were Afraid to Ask
    • Sleeper
    • Love and Death
    • Annie Hall
    • Interiors
    • Manhattan
    • Stardust Memories
    • A Midsummer Night's Sex Comedy
    • Zelig
    • Broadway Danny Rose
    • The Purple Rose of Cairo
    • Hannah and Her Sisters
    • Radio Days
dec 18 2011 ∞
jul 17 2013 +

Bukowski, Charles

  • "About Competition"
  • "At the Edge"
  • "At Last"
  • "Bob"
  • "The Column"
  • "Excuses"
  • "Fly Boy"
  • "The Great Escape"
  • "Houses and Dark Streets"
  • "The Joke Is On the Sun"
  • "Like a Polluted River"
  • "Little Poem"
  • "Misbegotten Paradise"
  • "Nobody But You"
  • "Observations On Music"
  • "Re-Union"
  • "A Sickness?"
  • "So You Want To Be a Writer?"
  • "Unblinking Grief"
  • "War Some of the Time"
jul 14 2011 ∞
dec 30 2012 +
  • The Sixth Floor Museum (5/24/11)
  • San Francisco Museum of Modern Art (6/30/11)
    • The Steins Collect (6/30/11)
  • Dallas Museum of Art
    • Jean Paul Gaultier (2/12/12)
jun 29 2011 ∞
feb 19 2012 +
  • Films
    • (500) Days of Summer
    • An Education
    • A Beautiful Mind
    • Black Swan
    • Bottle Rocket
    • The Boy in the Striped Pajamas
    • The Darjeeling Limited
    • Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind
    • Fantastic Mr. Fox
    • Ferris Bueller's Day Off
    • Fight Club
    • The Godfather
    • The Godfather II
    • The Hurt Locker
    • Juno
    • Kick-Ass
    • L.A. Confidential
    • The Life Aquatic of Steve Zissou
    • Lost in Translation
apr 25 2010 ∞
may 22 2012 +
  • The Omelettry
  • Hamilton Pool
  • Amy's Ice Cream
  • Kerbey Lane Cafe
  • Esther's Follies
  • Mount Bonnell
  • Pete's Dueling Piano Bar
  • A night on Rainey St.
  • Pluckers Wing Bar
  • Try a new food trailer
  • Zilker Kite Festival
  • The Oasis
  • Nutty Brown Cafe
  • Magnolia Cafe
  • Gourdough's Donuts
  • Blues On The Green
  • Austin City Limits
  • Spider House
  • Alamo Drafthouse
  • Home Slice Pizza
  • Hey Cupcake!
jun 17 2012 ∞
may 15 2013 +
  • Black Swan
  • The Godfather
  • Midnight in Paris
  • Pulp Fiction
apr 8 2012 ∞
apr 8 2012 +
  • creatures of the wind
  • dear creatures
  • ellie saab
  • jason wu
  • jean paul gaultier
  • jil sander
  • jill stuart
  • lauren moffat
  • marc by marc jacobs
  • marc jacobs
  • oscar de la renta
  • porter grey
  • rachel antonoff
  • rodarte
feb 17 2012 ∞
jul 21 2012 +
  • attend Austin City Limits music festival
  • attend Bonnaroo
  • attend Coachella music festival
  • attend South by Southwest
  • become fluent in Spanish
  • bury a time capsule
  • crochet an amugurumi doll
  • drink coffee from the original Starbucks
  • fall in love
  • fly a kite
  • have a chocolate party
  • have a tea party
  • have a foreign pen pal
  • learn to play an instrument
  • make the noise Mr. Fox does in Fantastic Mr. Fox
  • paint a series of themed paintings
  • plant a tree
  • publish a short story
  • own every Aronofsky film
  • own every Sofia Coppola film
jun 19 2011 ∞
jun 1 2013 +

Chopin, Kate

  • "Désirée's Baby"
  • "Emancipation: A Life Fable"
  • "A Respectable Woman"
  • "A Shameful Affair"
  • "The Story of an Hour"

Eggers, Dave

  • "About the Man Who Began Flying After Meeting Her"
  • "Another"
  • "Notes For a Story Of a Man Who Will Not Die Alone"
  • "She Waits, Seething, Blooming"
  • "What It Means When a Crowd in a Faraway Nation Takes a Solider Representing Your Own Nation, Shoots Him, Drags Him from His Vehicle and Then Mutilates Him in the Dust"

Hawthorne, Nathaniel

may 14 2011 ∞
apr 2 2013 +
  • adobe photoshop
  • adobe illustrator
  • avid
  • html
  • spanish
  • piano
  • photography
  • swing dancing
feb 5 2013 ∞
feb 8 2013 +
  • Just Kids by Patti Smith
  • The Stranger by Albert Camus
  • The Wide Window by Lemony Snicket
  • Adventures in the Screen Trade by William Goldman
  • The Electric Kool-Aid Acid Test by Tom Wolfe
  • Cat on a Hot Tin Roof by Tennessee Williams
  • A Raisin in the Sun by Lorraine Hansberry
  • Cosmos by Carl Sagan
  • The Catcher in the Rye by J.D. Salinger
  • A Game of Thrones by George R.R. Martin
  • The Fantastic Flying Books of Mr. Morris Lessmore by William Joyce
  • Crime and Punishment by Fyodor Dostoevsky
  • Death of a Salesmen by Arthur Miller
  • Our Town by Thornton Wilder
  • The Crucible by Arthur Miller
  • A Streetcar Named Desire by Tennessee Williams
  • SuperFreakonomics by Steven D. Levitt & Stephen J. Dubner
  • The Great Gatsby by F. Scott Fitzgerald
  • The Idiot by Fyodor Dostoevsky
  • The Emperor Jones by Eugene O'Neill
jan 1 2013 ∞
jul 21 2013 +
  • "Skinny Love" by Bon Iver (Birdy cover)
  • "Mad World" by Gary Jules
dec 18 2012 ∞
dec 18 2012 +

Breaking Bad

  • Season One
  • Season Two
  • Season Three
  • Season Four
  • Season Five

Game of Thrones

  • Season One
  • Season Two
  • Season Three

Girls

  • Season One
  • Season Two

Mad Men

  • Season Five

Seinfeld

  • Season One
nov 18 2012 ∞
may 8 2013 +
  • Ellen Von Unwerth
  • Elliott Erwitt
  • Robert Frank
  • Sally Mann
jul 11 2012 ∞
apr 10 2013 +
  • chocolate gooey butter cookies x
  • double chocolate espresso cookies x
  • lofthouse style soft frosted sugar cookies x
  • mexican hot chocolate snickerdoodles x
  • nutella pretzel brownies x
  • puppy chow x
  • red velvet brownies x
  • red velvet cupcakes x
dec 17 2011 ∞
nov 18 2012 +
  • Girls (1/30/10)
    • Smith Westerns (1/30/10)
    • Magic Kids (1/30/10)
  • Vampire Weekend (10/6/10)
    • The Very Best (10/6/10)
    • Beach House (10/6/10)
  • I Am Donald Tour (5/2/11)
  • 2011 Austin City Limits (9/16/11 - 9/17/11)
    • Bright Eyes (9/16/11)
    • Santigold (9/16/11)
    • Pretty Lights (9/16/11)
    • Kanye West (9/16//11)
    • Telekinesis (9/17/11)
    • The Antlers (9/17/11)
    • Twin Shadow (9/17/11)
    • Young the Giant (9/17/11)
    • Alexander (9/17/11)
oct 30 2010 ∞
jun 1 2013 +
  • avoir le cafard (French) - to be so bored you become enveloped in depression
  • brontide - the low rumbling of distant thunder.
  • chatoyant - a chatoyant stone or gemstone, such as the cat's-eye
  • colossal - extremely large
  • esoteric - understood by or meant for only the select few who have special knowledge or interest
  • frenetic - frantic; frenzied
  • l’esprit de escalier (French) - The feeling you get after leaving a conversation, when you think of all the things you should have said.
  • notion - a general understanding
  • perpetual - continuing or enduring forever
  • petrichor - the smell of rain on dry ground; the pleasant smell of rain after a dry spell.
  • plethora - overabundance; excess
  • sabaism - the worship of stars or the spirits in them.
mar 20 2011 ∞
nov 8 2011 +