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tragedyseries:

Have you found yourself recklessly deriding a fellow human or appealing to the dark arts, in the heat of a blood-boilingly vigorous exchange only to wish you had been more calculating and cogent, thus retaining the upper hand of noble civility? Protect your reputation and corporeal integrity with this simple sequential exercise. Safety first in words and deeds.

tragedyseries:

Have you found yourself recklessly deriding a fellow human or appealing to the dark arts, in the heat of a blood-boilingly vigorous exchange only to wish you had been more calculating and cogent, thus retaining the upper hand of noble civility? Protect your reputation and corporeal integrity with this simple sequential exercise. Safety first in words and deeds.

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Lovely exterior seating at Woodlawn Coffee, in the spring rain. Coffee not pictured but delicious.

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"If you are going to be on the artist’s side of the fence, your job is to place a bit token in the jar of empathy. You don’t get to abdicate that purely because you are dealing with people who in real life you find completely uninteresting."

— Tana French, interviewed by Amy Benfer in 2012. “Ghost Estates: Ireland After the Bubble.”

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— Alan Moore & Steve Parkhouse, The Bojeffries Saga

— Alan Moore & Steve Parkhouse, The Bojeffries Saga

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"There is a 100 percent chance something will be there, be anywhere, when you look; only the need for meaning changes how you feel about what you see."

— David McRaney, You Are Not So Smart

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Today it actually looks like spring.

Today it actually looks like spring.

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This funny poignant Veda Hille song about Craigslisting a stuffed penguin collection will be on my Bad Houses playlist if I get around to making one.

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metteivieharrison:

If you are writing a fantasy novel, you undoubtedly have already spent some time considering what the rules of magic are. There is nothing wrong with making the rules of your magic very simple, by the way. You can have the only magic in your world be a wishing well. Or dragons. Or an enchanted…

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appendixjournal:

Question for readers: are there any other recordings of songs transcribed in Renaissance paintings? (Write to us here or here)

chaoscontrolled123:

Luke and I were looking at Hieronymus Bosch’s painting The Garden of Earthly Delights and discovered, much to our amusement, music written upon the posterior of one of the many tortured denizens of the rightmost panel of the painting which is intended to represent Hell. I decided to transcribe it into modern notation, assuming the second line of the staff is C, as is common for chants of this era.

so yes this is LITERALLY the 600-years-old butt song from hell 

Crying out to be used as a sample. Has anyone done it yet?

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(Source: megamasterx, via geardrops)

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