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This Excellent Site Links Every Simpsons Quote To It's Episode

The Simpsons is one of the most famous animated shows of all time, and there are so many episodes that it’s difficult to figure which episode you are looking for. 204 more words

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Simplicity

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Wearing my Manuri XXL Navy coat and my winter favorite rocker boots… in my hometown. It was a chill Sunday: having coffee with my sister, eating fried fish and drinking wine with my parents, sharing new adventures with Raul and my loved ones. 46 more words

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The Art World Is Crazy

I have been mildly obsessed with freeports—the secretive, treasure-crammed warehouses where Picassos are stashed alongside stacked bars of gold, tax-free—since David Segal’s 2012 New York Time… 242 more words

Nonfiction

5 things I've learned from my first month as a New Yorker

Well, my first month as a New Yorker has come to an end and I’m feeling somewhat settled (despite how much I miss my fav Phoenicians). 632 more words

Adventures

Alice McDermott--"These Short, Dark Days" (New Yorker, August 24, 2015)

SOUNDTRACK: IVAN & ALYOSHA-Tiny Desk concert #109 (February 7, 2011).

Ivan & Alyosha are a five piece (no one is named Ivan or Aloysha) consisting of Tim Wilson (lead vocals) Ryan Carbary (guitars) Pete Wilson, (Tim’s brother), Tim Kim (acoustic and electric guitars) and drummer Cole Mauro).  557 more words

Short Story

BlackStar - David Bowie's Symbolic Confrontation with Death

In reading an a review of David Bowie’s final album, Blackstar, in the New Yorker , I was struck by the writer’s assertion that the imagery of Blackstar exemplifies Bowie’s typical “willingness to embrace meaninglessness” in the sense that imagery and narratives stylishly shocking and/or erotic but are fragmentary in the sense that they extract a sensibility from a would-be narrative, but are ultimately a post-modern exploration of linguistic and imagistic signifiers with no real reference back to any narrative. 1,793 more words

Monday, January 25th

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Best thing we bought in Paris last weekend: from the Vanves flea market – it’s hard to resist Monks playing music, I find. 1,176 more words

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