who wants to get paid for working these days when “the opportunity to grow within the organization and expand professional networks” is offered instead of a paycheck?
On this day in 1819, Herman Melville was born in Manhattan, New York City, New York."It is better to fail in originality than to succeed in imitation."
Happy birthday, Herman.
Motherfucker, get your mouth open, you know you’re mine.
Hey, nuts-n-gum, I know you loved this movie, which I still haven’t seen, but I do love Aaron Bady’s writing, and I think you might, too.
Since leaving Phoenix on June 18th
Anne Carson — The Albertine Workout
Anne Carson — Nay Rather
Keith Ridgway — Never Love a Gambler
David Harvey — The Condition of Postmodernity
Jean-Francois Lyotard — Driftworks
William Vollmann — Last Stories and Other Stories
Giorgio Agamben — Remnants of Auschwitz
Jacques Ranciere — The Emancipated Spectator
The State of Things (anthology)
Julia Kristeva — Desire in Language
Bikes stolen: 1
Bikes retrieved: 1
Jobs applied for: 15+
Interviews had: 5
Job offers: 1
Jobs accepted: 1
Jobs rejected before offered: 1
Number of times I’ve told Herman, “Buddy, you have to chill” : 10,000+
Number of times I’ve told myself, “Buddy, you have to chill” : 15+
Dinner parties thrown: 1
Pianos lifted: 1
Strangers (purposefully) conversed with: 11+
Coffees drunk: 12+
Beers drunk: 25+
Miles biked: my brain says 40-50, my thighs say 400-500