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Leonardo DiCaprio Is Aggressively Enjoying Summer

So confused.

So confused.



This is why I love QI


“Whatever you now find weird, ugly, uncomfortable and nasty about a new medium will surely become its signature. CD distortion, the jitteriness of digital video, the crap sound of 8-bit, all of these will be cherished and emulated as soon as they can be avoided. It’s the sound of failure: so much modern art is the sound of things going out of control, of a medium pushing to its limits and breaking apart. The distorted guitar sound is the sound of something too loud for the medium supposed to carry it. The blues singer with the cracked voice is the sound of an emotional cry too powerful for the throat that releases it. The excitement of grainy film, of bleached-out black and white, is the excitement of witnessing events too momentous for the medium assigned to record them.”


Brian Eno, A Year With Swollen Appendices (via fleurlungs)


Eno’s got such a brain. This is great.


the truth is out there.

Good god, I am VIOLENTLY laughing.

Nodzzz, “I Don’t Wanna (Smoke Marijuana)”

Sometimes shitty things are the best things.

“I recently coined a general word for Matisse’s pictures after seeing his latest at the Marie Harriman: concubineapple. That shows you how my mind works—quick, and away from the point.”

How to Write a Cover Letter, According to Great Artists

From Eudora Welty’s cover letter to the New York Times.

“After discussing a few of Pitbull’s investments—a restaurant chain called Miami Subs Grill that’s undergoing storefront renovations and a water filtration system called EcoloBlue that Pitbull believes will be a ‘game changer’—the rapper moves down to ‘Meetings’ and says, ‘Let’s do Bitcoin.’”

Weird Al: ~having a moment~

Weird Al: ~having a moment~