(I’ve been) developing ideas in my head before putting them to paper under the delusion that the truly good ones will stick and I’ll produce less garbage that way. Whether that is the pursuit of mental discipline or pure laziness is anyone’s guess.

Where do ideas go when you forget them? The idea graveyard? Collective consciousness?

My goal of becoming more zen about things is actually working so far. I’m looking forward to this retrograde as a time to reflect on my constant state of inner turmoil and just do some emotional grooming.

Child: Do you know how butterflies are made?
Me: No?
Child: It's like magic, but it's WAY BETTER because it's science
The problem, often not discovered until late in life, is that when you look for things in life like love, meaning, motivation, it implies they are sitting behind a tree or under a rock. The most successful people in life recognize, that in life they create their own love, they manufacture their own meaning, they generate their own motivation.
For me, I am driven by two main philosophies, know more today about the world than I knew yesterday. And lessen the suffering of others. You’d be surprised how far that gets you.
— Neil Degrasse Tyson (via seabois)

switchteams:

Just spent my evening vandalizing subway stations for the sake of reminding NY folk that it is fully legal for women & female-bodied individuals to be topless and comfortable in public

#ItsLegalNY

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astrolocherry:

The last time Pluto was in this sign was 1742, and Pluto takes around 248 years to transit the global horoscope. Pluto, to astrologers is the planet of destruction and rebuilding. The exhuming energies demolish the old and in transformative sequence. Pluto in Capricorn influences in adverse…

Things they don’t tell you about having babies: u will still wake up at 3 am excited and inspired but u will have to respect the circadian rhythm of those u share space with so u will need to either ~let it go~ or be even more creative (aka hide in the bathroom) and or turn to the internet for support (bad idea)

kino-obscura:

EYES IN FILM: 2014 EDITION

"I am eye. I am a mechanical eye. I, a machine, am showing you a world, the likes of which only I can see." 
— Dziga Vertov


Left to right, top to bottom:

Man With a Movie Camera
 (Dziga Vertov, 1929)
Un Chien Andalou (Luis Buñuel, 1929)
Meshes of the Afternoon (Maya Deren/Alexander Hammid, 1943)
The Lost Weekend (Billy Wilder, 1945)
Spellbound (Alfred Hitchcock, 1945)
The Spiral Staircase (Robert Siodmak, 1945)
Sunset Boulevard (Billy Wilder, 1950)
Vertigo (Alfred Hitchcock, 1958)
Psycho (Alfred Hitchcock, 1960)
Peeping Tom
 (Michael Powell, 1960)
Goldfinger (Guy Hamilton, 1964)
Woman on the Dunes
 (Hiroshi Teshigahara, 1964)
Alphaville
 (Jean-Luc Godard, 1965)
Repulsion (Roman Polanski, 1965)
The Russians are Coming, The Russians are Coming (Norman Jewison, 1966)
2001: A Space Odyssey (Stanley Kubrick, 1968)
McCabe & Mrs. Miller (Robert Altman, 1971)
The Texas Chainsaw Massacre (Tobe Hooper, 1974)
Deep Red
 (Dario Argento, 1977)
Rubens
 (Roland Verhavert, 1977)
The Spy Who Loved Me (Lewis Gilbert, 1977)
All That Jazz (Bob Fosse, 1979)
Blade Runner
 (Ridley Scott, 1982)
Goodfellas
 (Martin Scorsese, 1990)
Bram Stoker’s Dracula (Francis Ford Coppola, 1992)
Hard Boiled (John Woo, 1992)
Cube (Vincenzo Natali, 1997)
Titanic
 (James Cameron, 1997)
Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas
 (Terry Gilliam, 1998)
Requiem for a Dream
 (Darren Aronofsky, 2000)
Donnie Darko (Richard Kelly, 2001)
Mulholland Drive
 (David Lynch, 2001)
Vanilla Sky
 (Cameron Crowe, 2001)
Gangs of New York
 (Martin Scorsese, 2002)
The Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers
 (Peter Jackson, 2002)
The Magdalene Sisters (Peter Mullan, 2002)
Minority Report (Steven Spielberg, 2002)
The Fountain
 (Darren Aronofsky, 2006)
The Diving Bell and the Butterfly
 (Julian Schnabel, 2007)
Hunger (Steve McQueen, 2008)
Splice
 (Vincenzo Natali, 2009)
Let Me In (Matt Reeves, 2010)
Hugo (Martin Scorsese, 2011)
Looper
 (Rian Johnson, 2012)
Prometheus (Ridley Scott, 2012)