ART BONER: Joe Simpson
thetangential: NO, not the man who humped Jessica and Ashley into existence! NO not the motivational speaker and mountaineer we just found on Wikipedia. This Joe Simpson is an oil painter, who likes to paint indie god’s faces into portraits we’d like to hang in our hipster cabins to gaze at while we drink wormwood tea or something. Check out his website. (via Pitchfork)
CAN HIPSTERS MAKE POETRY COOL AGAIN BY BEING REALLY IRONIC AND/OR SEXY ABOUT IT IN A CASUAL WAY? POETRY DOES HAVE TO BE HIP, AFTER ALL.
it’s a snow day and a vague holiday so it means that me and a lot of other people aren’t at work and are instead at home watching “buffy the vampire slayer” and trying to figure out why our dog and cat are not boyfriend and girlfriend as originally planned.
“It’s interesting how many good writers have really good women surrounding them.” I was enjoying reading Esquire’s “What I’ve Learned” with Donald Sutherland but that line gave me this gross little chill that made me stop and say, “Huh?” Not to be the feminist police or anything but he is implying that great writers are all men, or possibly...
stream of thought post that probably sucks
i shopped at target instead of rainbow today and the thoughts in my head were not the usual grocery shopping “this blows, get me outta here, this blows, wanna watch TV.” this surprised me. i thought that i had somehow morphed into a curmudgeony human that hated doing anything involving getting into my car, getting out and handing over my check card. i even bought myself some dresses...
Tim Lahan of Trademark