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on the debris of crushed egos

The Chorus chooses sides, the Fates prepare to cast their lots: And when It happens—if It happens—will they allow Lance a graceful fall? Or will he topple from the heights on the debris of crushed egos? 13 more words

Literature

The 5 Best Ghosts in Literature

Disclaimer: Although I do know more than 5, I do not know all the ghosts in literature. Feel free to comment with better ghosts, but be aware that all it will achieve is me smacking my forehead and going “gosh, how did I miss that one”. 289 more words

Books

“We economists must recognise not only the limits of our discipline to prescribe inequality causes, but also the limits on the ability of our discipline to prescribe policy responses” 15 more words

Macroeconomics

a slightly masculine cowgirl

Tonight be is wearing a cowboy hat and boots, and because hes quite effeminate, despite the costume and the pose, at best he looks like a slightly masculine cowgirl.

John Rechy, City of Night

Literature

drunk without liquor

Lulled into an emotional trance by the liberating victory of having at last stolen, I felt myself in a constant state of highness—and I no longer sought either the joints of maryjane or the pills: senses on pinpoint as if I were drunk without liquor.

John Rechy, City of Night

Literature

Quick Commute Read - Book Review - The Velveteen Rabbit by Margery Williams

I’m currently working through a couple of books at the moment, but one is easier to read on my laptop and another is a bulky hardcover which is not ideal to lug around on the commute to work. 221 more words

Books

manufactured dreams

(where starlets live lonesomely wondering will they make it, finding no substitute for stardom in the carefully rationed joints of maryjane for manufactured dreams)

John Rechy, City of Night

Literature