Here is this weekend’s haul. I’m just waiting on The Beach Boys’ Smile Sessions to arrive.
America… just a nation of two hundred million used car salesmen with all the money we need to buy guns and no qualms about killing anybody else in the world who tries to make us uncomfortable. | Hunter S Thompson
David Byrne, 1980
Required Summer Reading
HAMBURGERRRR CHEESEBURGER LARGE DIET SODA SUPER SIZE SUV PLASTIC SURGERY REALITY TV JUNK FOOD SMALL ATTENTION SPAN LACKING GEOGRAPHICAL EDUMACATIONS… AMURIKKKA
IT’S OFFICIALLY INDEPENDENCE DAY ON THE EAST COAST.
HAPPY JULY 4TH, LET FREEDOM RING, BLOW UP FIREWORKS, EAT SOME PIE, BE INDEPENDENT, HAVE A BBQ, AND GOD BLESS AMERICA.
It really does not get any more fucking American than this post.
I asked Amy if she would pick me up a tape or two for my car when she went to Goodwill. I think she nailed it.
Ernest Hemingway reading at La Consula, Spain.
Ernest Hemingway greets Luis Miguel Dominguin in Spain.
Pixar’s 22 Rules for Storytelling:
Once again, Pixar shows that they know more than us. I think these are some great questions for students to think about while writing.
Ernest and Mary Hemingway on safari, 1953-54.
Hemingway fishing in Wyoming, 1928.