The shortest correspondence in history is said to have been between Hugo and his publisher Hurst and Blackett in 1862. Hugo was on vacation when Les Misérables was published. He queried the reaction to the work by sending a single-character telegram to his publisher, asking “?”. The publisher replied with a single “!” to indicate its success.
When NYU grad students vote to unionize 620-10!
YEEEAHHHHH!!!!!! One small step for grad students, one GIANT LEAP FOR MANKIND!!!!!!!!
Hahahaha! I think mine is kind of the opposite…
Underground restaurant founder: “Being kind of an outcast in many social circles and the culinary scene, I think it’s important for me to tell my story.”
Me and my underground restaurant was featured in the Chicago Reader today!
Check out my amazing and totally inspiring friend Julia’s story profile in the Chicago Reader!! Such a great article about a seriously cool girl.
And while you’re at it, check out Oscar in the same issue, a really great kid who I went to high school with.
Chicago, man— best place, coolest people on earth!
Semiotext(e) Vol.3, No.1 (1978) Nietzsche’s Return
LINK （via monoskop.org）
Deleuze, Derrida, Foucault, Lyotard, Bataille, Klossowski etc
See also : Semiotext(e) Vol.2, No.3 (1977) Anti-Oedipus
Her | Trailer 2
I cried during this. This film will destroy me.
This movie is everything. And not just “this is everything” in tumblrspeak, really, this is the most wonderful, gracious, excellent thing to have come out of American cinema since Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind.
… that organizing a Japanese sex film retrospective at a hip little movie theatre in Williamsburg is not something I ever imagined I would do at 25, but it’s kind of wonderful, no?
Hey remember that time when Donald Duck was a Nazi?
WWII animated propaganda is the best. See if you can spot the Modern Times reference! (Interestingly, what Chaplin used to critique modern capitalism was used to critique National Socialism. Just some food for thought)
Just a little Eugene Hutz for your Tuesday night (because let’s all take a minute to remember how amazing Gogol Bordello is, and always will be)