Dear Everyone, Sign language is not a party trick, nor is it a cute thing that you can use in ads to sell your products. It is an actual fucking language that is used by people in order to communicate. For some of us it’s how we express our thoughts and feelings, and not just some way for you to sell nail polish while pretending to be socially relevant.
I am often asked why there are so many important writers from North Carolina....– O Lost, and Found, Robert Morgan
In which Tommy Wiseau compares acting to color theory and yells at haters who make fun of his technique.
Help Me Be An Adult
So I’m going away for six weeks. I have no idea how to handle this packing situation. Here’s the background: For the first month, I’ll be working in an office, so I need grownup clothes and shoes. After that it’s just regular tourism. I don’t have a full itinerary yet, but right now it looks like four weeks London, one week Copenhagen, one week Dublin and...
Ten Favorite Things: Lilit Marcus →
tenfavorite: writer Asked: 3/23/2012 at Shabbos, Lower East Side, NY Lilit Marcus is a Brooklynite by way of North Carolina, which means that she’s a snob about fried chicken and people who take taxis. Her first book, Save the Assistants, was published in 2010 and is now available en espanol….
Patricia Highsmith, what did you expect to do with...
Don Swaim: What did you study at Barnard?
Patricia Highsmith: English Literature and Composition. I have simply a B.A. in Liberal Arts.
Don Swaim: What did you expect to do with your B.A. in Liberal Arts?
Patricia Highsmith: Nothing. I wanted to avoid learning anything useful.
A few days ago, I had an allergy attack. I’m not totally sure what caused it, but most likely it was a new beauty product I was testing out for work: really fancy scented drawer liners that cost a lot of money and that I still feel guilty about chucking despite the fact that they kind of made me turn into a giant human hive with hair. I went to my dermatologist and got put on meds. The next...