One U.S. Supreme Court justice referred to Netflix as “Netflick.” Another seemed not to know that HBO is a cable channel. A third appeared to think most software coding could be tossed off in a mere weekend.”
Matt Taibbi with the original of my cover for his book
so many levels of awesome.
Real travel is not about the highlights with which you dazzle your friends once you’re home. It’s about the loneliness, the solitude, the evenings spent by yourself, pining to be somewhere else. Those are the moments of true value. You feel half proud of them and half ashamed and you hold them to your heart.”
— Tahir Shah, In Arabian Nights: A Caravan of Moroccan Dreams (via soul-surfer)
I have one thing that counts, and that is my heart; it burns in my soul, it aches in my flesh, and it ignites my nerves.”
— Eva Perón, Former First Lady of Argentina, who was born on this day in 1919. (via nypl)