I was reading ^ that book and Marcus quotes D. H. Lawrence when talking about freedom in America, and in David Lynch’s portrayal of America through the community in the show Twin Peaks. The community in the show is located in the fictional town of Twin Peaks, Washington as far west and north you can [...]
Posted: September 5th, 2007 under Community, Culture, Quotes.
Tags: america, Books, canada, Community, D.H. Lawrence, David Lynch, free, greil marcus, Observations, Quotes, shape of things to come, Twin Peaks, Washington, wild west
Jacob Eckeberger posted this on his new blog. There’s a link on his page. This quote is incredible: This is from Living Buddha, Living Christ by Thich Nhat Hanh: When Jesus said, “I am the way,” He meant that to have a true relationship with God, you must practice His way. In the Acts of [...]
http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/americas/6637429.stm this bbc about the queen visiting the president is pretty amusing, and thoroughly british. explodingdog.com on crack http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/americas/6637855.stm Paris Hilton is trying to get out of a short stint in jail. By means of a petition. Here’s a part of it: “The petition paints Ms Hilton as a role model who “provides hope for [...]
Posted: May 9th, 2007 under Culture, Funny, Quotes.
Tags: beauty, boob job, british, bush, england, exploding dog, Funny, jail, paris hilto, petition, politics, president, president bush, Quotes, the Queen
I’m currently watching the 2004 documentary The Fog of War. After reading some of this, if you’re interested there’s a 2 minute clip on YouTube. Robert McNamara just said one of the most chilling things I’ve ever heard about a conversation he had with Fidel Castro in 1992 about the 1962 Cuban Missile Crisis: McNamara [...]
Posted: April 8th, 2007 under Culture, Film, Quotes, Stories.
Tags: Add new tag, cuban missle crisis, Death, fidel castro, Film, fog of war, politics, Quotes, robert mcnamara, Stories, youtube
Back in the day I bought my Schwinn Predator for $400. Nowadays you can buy a Schwinn with feces. “Here’s a bag of shit, I’m taking the bike.” – Chris Henningfeld
Here is my article for this weeks Papyrus. Why I Got a Tattoo This Summer Here’s a Picture of My Tattoo So, I got a tattoo this summer. It’s of the firefighter’s emblem. People usually ask me if it was because of 9/11 and I usually respond with “My granddad was a volunteer firefighter after [...]
This weeks Papyrus article: Here is God’s Will Why do we search for God’s will for us is like it is some sort of mystery? We act as if God has hidden it and it is now our task to pull out a magnifying glass and search underneath anything and everything to find it. I remember [...]
“All beginnings are hard” – Chaim Potok
I’m talking about my life, I can’t seem to get that through to you. I’m not just talking about one person, I’m talking about everybody. I’m talking about form; I’m talking about content; I’m talking about interrelationships. I’m talking about God, the devil, hell, heaven. Do you understand finally? One Flew Over the Cuckoos Nest
There’s this one quote I just read in this Rich Mullins biography I’m reading that I believe typifies my life right now. It’s from Mark Twain: “When I was a boy of fourteen, my [parents were] so ignorant I could hardly stand to have [them] around. But when I got to be twenty-one, I was [...]