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    Nostalgia: pain from old wounds

    erikadprice:

    If you’re in your twenties don’t fucking complain about how old you feel okay

    You’re getting progressively less shitty, I promise. People who complain about how old they are come across as incredibly insecure and vain, and that is way, waayyyy more off-putting than a few smile lines and a few goddamn years’ worth of sense. 

    Older? Yeah. Good

    YEAH OK SURE ILL GO

    YEAH OK SURE ILL GO

    howitzerliterarysociety:

You can always tell an artist when you see one.  They seek rather than demand. An artist is always the first one to give up control to the Principle of Beauty as dictated by the Creative Intuition. Anything else is propaganda. 

    howitzerliterarysociety:

    You can always tell an artist when you see one.  They seek rather than demand. An artist is always the first one to give up control to the Principle of Beauty as dictated by the Creative Intuition. Anything else is propaganda. 

    (Source: 7oh3rd)

    nonagenarian: a person 90-99 years old

    Before you say yes, get him angry. See him scared, see him wanting, see him sick. Stress changes a person. Find out if he drinks and if he does, get him drunk - you’ll learn more about his sober thoughts. Discover his addictions. See if he puts you in front of them. You can’t change people, baby girl. If they are made one way, it doesn’t just wear off. If you hate how he acts when he’s out of it now, you’re going to hate it much worse eight years down the road. You might love him to bits but it doesn’t change that some people just don’t fit.

    —inkskinned, “My father’s recipe for the man I should marry”  (via laceypanty)

    (Source: thelovewhisperer, via babeanator)

    vicemag:

Four Photographers Snuck into and Explored Michael Jackson’s Neverland Ranch 
On November 18, 2003, Michael Jackson’s 3,000-acre primary residence, Neverland Ranch, was searched by 70 police officers from the Santa Barbara Sheriff’s Department after accusations that Jackson had molested some children (The People of the State of California v. Michael Joseph Jackson). Following this, Jackson abandoned his estate, saying it had been “violated,” and three years later the property went into foreclosure.
While the Ranch floated in real estate limbo, a group of photographers snuck onto the grounds and explored the abandoned kingdom, returning several times between December 2007 and March 2008. I spoke to the photographers to see what they saw. (Because tresspassing is illegal and I was feeling nostalgic for the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles, they will be referred to as Leonardo, Raphael, and Donatello. A fourth member contributed photography and was not interviewed.)
VICE: What inspired you guys to explore Neverland Ranch?Leonardo: It was kind of a spur-of-the-moment thing. I was aware that the park had been abandoned for quite a while, and I knew that Jackson was in Dubai at the time and that he wasn’t able to pay his electric bills. So, my understanding was that it would be a short-lived opportunity. I usually drive along the 101 freeway, and I decided, I have a few extra hours, I’m just going to go check it out. It just so happened that the day I was out there, it was pretty windy. It was a good cover because there were guards on-site, and the wind sort of blocked out my noise. I was able to sneak in without being heard. I had no expectation to make it in, but I just wanted to see.

What was the weirdest shit you saw?Raphael: [Laughs]Leonardo: Raphael is laughing because everything we saw was pretty weird. To be honest, I wasn’t a big fan of Michael Jackson, but I knew that he was an important American historical figure. At the time, most people probably didn’t realize that he was part of history, and I knew that there was the potential for everything that was associated with him to be quickly lost. Without our documentation, I think it would’ve been a huge loss. So, I thought it was important to do that as quickly as we could, before it was gone.Raphael: Are we talking about going into his house? Is that part of the story?
Please.Raphael: We haven’t really told anyone about it… OK, the strangest thing to me was the little boy in pajamas sitting on the moon logo, everywhere. Like, it amazes me how much it resembles the DreamWorks logo. That thing was painted on the ground, like, 60 feet wide. It was on the signs, on the bumper cars, it was on the coach station where they parked the coach, one on the ground.Donatello: That’s his creepy logo, right?Raphael: It’s got a little boy sitting on it in those footie pajama things. Isn’t the back open, or is that only on some of the paintings? [Laughs]

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    vicemag:

    Four Photographers Snuck into and Explored Michael Jackson’s Neverland Ranch 

    On November 18, 2003, Michael Jackson’s 3,000-acre primary residence, Neverland Ranch, was searched by 70 police officers from the Santa Barbara Sheriff’s Department after accusations that Jackson had molested some children (The People of the State of California v. Michael Joseph Jackson). Following this, Jackson abandoned his estate, saying it had been “violated,” and three years later the property went into foreclosure.

    While the Ranch floated in real estate limbo, a group of photographers snuck onto the grounds and explored the abandoned kingdom, returning several times between December 2007 and March 2008. I spoke to the photographers to see what they saw. (Because tresspassing is illegal and I was feeling nostalgic for the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles, they will be referred to as Leonardo, Raphael, and Donatello. A fourth member contributed photography and was not interviewed.)

    VICE: What inspired you guys to explore Neverland Ranch?
    Leonardo: It was kind of a spur-of-the-moment thing. I was aware that the park had been abandoned for quite a while, and I knew that Jackson was in Dubai at the time and that he wasn’t able to pay his electric bills. So, my understanding was that it would be a short-lived opportunity. I usually drive along the 101 freeway, and I decided, I have a few extra hours, I’m just going to go check it out. It just so happened that the day I was out there, it was pretty windy. It was a good cover because there were guards on-site, and the wind sort of blocked out my noise. I was able to sneak in without being heard. I had no expectation to make it in, but I just wanted to see.

    What was the weirdest shit you saw?
    Raphael: [Laughs]
    Leonardo: Raphael is laughing because everything we saw was pretty weird. To be honest, I wasn’t a big fan of Michael Jackson, but I knew that he was an important American historical figure. At the time, most people probably didn’t realize that he was part of history, and I knew that there was the potential for everything that was associated with him to be quickly lost. Without our documentation, I think it would’ve been a huge loss. So, I thought it was important to do that as quickly as we could, before it was gone.
    Raphael: Are we talking about going into his house? Is that part of the story?

    Please.
    Raphael: We haven’t really told anyone about it… OK, the strangest thing to me was the little boy in pajamas sitting on the moon logo, everywhere. Like, it amazes me how much it resembles the DreamWorks logo. That thing was painted on the ground, like, 60 feet wide. It was on the signs, on the bumper cars, it was on the coach station where they parked the coach, one on the ground.
    Donatello: That’s his creepy logo, right?
    Raphael: It’s got a little boy sitting on it in those footie pajama things. Isn’t the back open, or is that only on some of the paintings? [Laughs]

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    larrycoincidences:

    whenever i get low on money i start thinking really irrationally like what if i hadn’t spent that $10 back in 2004 

    (via mabeltron3000)

    Cherry tomatoes, quinoa, coconut chicken, avo & black beans.

    Cherry tomatoes, quinoa, coconut chicken, avo & black beans.

    huffpostbooks:

How awesome is this vintage cover of Wilkie Collins’s “The Woman in White”?! 

The beginning

    huffpostbooks:

    How awesome is this vintage cover of Wilkie Collins’s “The Woman in White”?! 

    The beginning

    I do my thing and you do your thing. I am not in this world to live up to your expectations, and you are not in this world to live up to mine.

    You are you, and I am I, and if by chance we find each other, it’s beautiful. If not, it can’t be helped.

    —Fritz Perls (via theglasschild)

    (Source: durianseeds, via theglasschild)