They look for sandy spots to lay their eggs,” Mr. Kelly said, “and there is an...– Turtles Force Runway Closing at Kennedy Airport
Wanderer, your footsteps are the road, nothing more; there is no road — you make...– Antonio Machado:
[Turntable.fm should be given] a 12-month low-cost license to build their...– Turntable.fm: Music and DJing meets gamification, LAT
”My personal belief is that because technology and economic logic has...– New York Review of Books, Interview with David Foster Wallace
Journalism is for the young. Young people who go into journalism as a calling...– Gay Talese, in Vanity Fair (via thegirlwontstop)
For better and for worse, the world has arrived online – and duly busied itself...– The Net Delusion: How Not to Liberate the World by Evgeny Morozov – review
…citizens … should not be content as mere passive recipients of...– Your Own Facts, NYT, Sunday Book Review
The Mysterious Island
lareviewofbooks: Howard A. Rodman I’m writing this because I just found out that my favorite bookseller in the world, Michel Roethel, is dead. He was mysterious and his bookstore obscure. It was on the Rue Lagrange in Paris. It sold the works of only one author. And its proprietor didn’t like selling books at all: M. Roethel always seemed unhappy when a book managed to leave his shop. ...
Fortune Cookie Coin Purse →
soupsoup: Jon Stewart articulates everything I was feeling when I saw Donald Trump and Sarah Palin eat pizza WITH A FORK at the crappiest pizza place in the mecca of pizza, New York City.
Bike culture in L.A. is not rooted in mimicry of... →
neighborhoodr-losangeles: Infamous for car culture and congestion, Los Angeles has dramatically developed a large and visible bicycling community in the last ten years. It boasts hundreds of monthly rides, over half a dozen bicycle repair community spaces, an outspoken advocacy community, and a recent ambitious…