A few words
"When we describe the Moon as dead, we are describing the deadness in ourselves. When we find space so hideously void, we are describing our own unbearable emptiness."
~ D.H. Lawrence
"Is the meaning of life defined by its duration? Or does life have a purpose so large that it doesn't have to be prolonged at any cost to preserve its meaning?"
"Living is not good, but living well. The wise man, therefore, lives as well as he should, not as long as he can... He will always think of life in terms of quality not quantity... Dying early or late is of no relevance, dying well or ill is... even if it is true that while there is life there is hope, life is not to be bought at any cost."
"People will tell you nothing matters, the whole world's about to end soon anyway. Those people are looking at life the wrong way. I mean, things don't need to last forever to be perfect."
~ Daydream Nation
"All Bette's stories have happy endings. That's because she knows where to stop. She's realized the real problem with stories-- if you keep them going long enough, they always end in death."
~ The Sandman: Preludes & Nocturnes
"The road now stretched across open country, and it occurred to me - not by way of protest, not as a symbol, or anything like that, but merely as a novel experience - that since I had disregarded all laws of humanity, I might as well disregard the rules of traffic. So I crossed to the left side of the highway and checked the feeling, and the feeling was good. It was a pleasant diaphragmal melting, with elements of diffused tactility, all this enhanced by the thought that nothing could be nearer to the elimination of basic physical laws than deliberately driving on the wrong site of the road."
~ Vladimir Nabokov, Lolita
"It is easier to forgive an enemy than to forgive a friend."
~ William Blake
Kill that boredom!
Binder Paper Comics
Web Comics and Such
A Distant Soil (Some nudity)
The Adventures of Gyno-Star (Some explicit stuff)
Blue Milk Special
Cigarro & Cerveja
Cyanide and Happiness
dead winter (has some explicit stuff)
Devilbear: The Grimoires of Bearalzebub (PG-13?)
Eat That Toast!
The Fancy Adventures of Jack Cannon
For Lack of a Better Comic
Girls with Slingshots (some explicit stuff...?)
The Intrepid Girlbot
The Last Halloween
Last Train to Old Town
The League of Evil Genius
Legend of Bill
Living With Insanity (some nudity)
Love Me Nice
Married to the Sea
The Moon Prince
Moth (Some nudity)
The Non-Adventures of Wonderella
Political Cartoonists Index
Poorly Drawn Lines
The Property of Hate
Robbie and Bobby
Saturday Morning Breakfast Cereal
Scenes from a Multiverse
The Secret Knots
Stand Still. Stay Silent
Strong Female Protagonist
The Super Fogeys
Tales of Pylea
Three Word Phrase (some nudity)
Tiny Kitten Teeth
Toothpaste for Dinner
Trying Human (Some nudity)
Two Guys and Guy
Yellow Peril (PG-13)
Infrequently/No Longer Updating Web Comics
The Abominable Charles Christopher
The Adventures of Dr. McNinja
The Adventures of Ellie Connelly
Bag of Toast
Bear in Mind
The Book of Biff
Chain Bear (Some explicit stuff)
Daisy is Dead
Ectopiary (Some nudity)
Edmund Finney's Quest to Find the Meaning of Life
A Fine Example
Finn and Charlie are HITCHED
Hark! A Vagrant
Head Doctor Productions
Hello with Cheese
Kyle & Atticus
Lesbian Pirates from Outer Space
Letters to a Wild Boar
Lovecraft is Missing
Meat and Plastic
The Nerds of Paradise
No Reason Comics
One Swoop Fell
Pictures for Sad Children
A Redtail's Dream
Roy's Boys (PG 13?)
Run Freak Run
The Super Gay Adventures of Ross Boston
YU + ME
Pure Flash Awesomeness
Die Anstalt : Toy Psychiatry
Clients from Hell
Creatures in My Head
Damn You Auto Correct!
Jhonen Vasquez's site
Overheard in New York
Passive Aggressive Notes
A now rare picture post
Monday, November 2, 2009
My ever-so-fly friend.
A fitting poster for Halloween.
Things on poles.
There were a lot of things on poles at the parade.
Terracotta pie? No, Terra Incognito!
Can't have a parade without a dragon. (Law of nature #84)
I can only imagine how many papercuts were suffered through to make this.
I wonder how this guy felt when it started raining.
You're not getting in the damn gate, Dorothy.
Plants vs. Zombies or something, I believe.
Zombie demon = no sense. This makes less cents than the worst panhandler in the state of Alaska.
It's a small diner.
It's old Captain Superman Guy!
This reminds me of Superfogeys...
Hey, guess what's totally legal in New York.
It's like the artsy counterpart of Spring Break!
I'm not sure what 'teabagger' means in this context, but I'm hoping it's not what I know it as. Old people + disturbing sexual innunedo = horrible, horrible things.
Alas, the rain got the best of poor Casey's hair.
It's hard to tell, I know, but this dude was falling asleep on the train. Heh. He kept nodding and then bolting upright.
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Yeah uh... today I was told that I have a big butt. I also received a book about couples' communication in the mail. :/ It was an awkward day.
Sunday, November 1, 2009
It's raining, it's pouring
The old man is snoring
He went to bed and bumped his head
And when they found him in the morning
He was dead
Moral: Old people are fragile.
It rained on us at the parade last night. We decided to leave about an hour in... but it took us two hours to get out. The subway entrances were all congested and some were closed... people were pushing against one another in a continuous mob on the streets, too.
Casey and I thought about going to a haunted house that sounded interesting, but we were unable to get there because the parade was blocking the street.
Eventually we ended up going back to the school and just eating in the diner. The food was sub-par... it was especially disappointing because they overcharge there, so we typically expect something not so sucky.
None of it really bothered me, though. Not the rain, or the soaked shoes, the lack of an umbrella or trying for two hours to get back, the disappointing food, or the fact that Saeedah never met up with us. For some reason I just didn't care.
I spent the rest of last night after we got back into the dorm sitting on my bed, wishing I could have gone trick or treating at home.
Oh, and listening to this:
Which I discovered through this:
Going through Aniboom again... this is in the Fox Challenge thing...
I feel immature for laughing but whatever.
This seems un-college like
Friday, October 30, 2009
According to my friend's roommate, there are rumors circulating that I'm a ninja.
Yes, a ninja.
And she didn't understand why I started laughing. She had a perfectly serious look on her face... and I really thought she was just messing with me. But no... no laughs from her.
This place is more like high school than my actual high school was...
Thursday, October 29, 2009
This is cute, but at the same time, it's really f***ing creepy.
It's so cute after they clean it off!
Reconsidering things. Looking at them more practically. There are questions I want to ask, but can't.
I start listening to my Theology professor at the worst times... I just began paying attention as he was bouncing around and talking about rubbing oil on people. X|
Yeah... misleading title [2P]
Tuesday, October 27, 2009
Monday, October 26, 2009
Dance party the second
Sunday, October 25, 2009
'Twas not as good as the first. Saeedah was included this time, though. We were kinda dancing around in her room, and then Casey and her went out and bought a mini strobe light. It made everything ten times better, at the least, but we didn't dance quite as much. My iPod kept switching to not-dance tracks, unfortunately.
Today.... I just went out to mail a letter, and I realized that I didn't have my Stormcard or my phone on me. When I got back, the people at the desk let me go by as long as I promised to bring my card back so they could scan me in.
I went down the hall, as normal, and there were a bunch of people hanging out in it, as normal. (The first floor always has people hanging around in the hall, and I live on the fourth floor so I have to go by them every day)
There was a guy lying down, so I tried to jump over him at first, but then he got up halfway so I ended up tripping and skidding across the floor. D:
He asked if I was okay, but I was too embarrassed to hang around so I quickly walked to the stairs and sort of ran to my room. X|
I didn't want to go back that way, so I took the elevator back down to show the security people my card...
A pretty piece of verse
Friday, October 23, 2009
To A Poet A Thousand Years Hence
I who am dead a thousand years,
And wrote this sweet, archaic song,
Send you my words for messengers
The way I shall not pass along
I care not if you bridge the seas
Or ride secure the cruel sky,
Or build consummate palaces
Of metal or of masonry.
But have you wine and music still,
And statues and a bright-eyed love,
And foolish thoughts of good and ill,
And prayers to them who sit above?
How shall we conquer? Like a wind
That falls at eve our fancies blow,
And old Maeonides the blind
Said it three thousand years ago.
O friend unseen, unborn, unknown,
Student of our sweet English tongue:
Read out my words at night, alone:
I was a poet, I was young
Since I can never see your face,
And never shake you by the hand,
I send my soul through time and space
To greet you. You will understand.
-- James Elroy Flecker
[I found this on Wondering Minstrels, a neat poetry site I chanced upon today]
The last two stanzas are my favorite part... There's something about the phrase "you will understand" that I like, I think. (One of the reasons I like "To My Wife" by Oscar Wilde so much?)
My package finally came today, but I can't get it because there are no package pickups on the weekend. Joy...
I'm adding some of the poetry I like to my Readings.
On the Vanity of Earthy Greatness
The tusks which clashed in mighty brawls
Of mastodons, are billiard balls.
The sword of Charlemagne the Just
Is Ferric Oxide, known as rust.
The grizzly bear, whose potent hug,
Was feared by all, is now a rug.
Great Caesar's bust is on the shelf,
And I don't feel so well myself.
-- Arthur Guiterman
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THIS PICTURE makes me quite happy.
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