peternyc
Work like your ex-lovers are e-stalking you.

Rei Kawakubo, who founded Comme des Garcons:

When you’ve had your heart broken, and I mean like sit sobbing on a park bench broken, like move all the way to China broken, you’ll realize the work you’d been doing wasn’t anywhere near your potential. That’s all I have to say about that.

thepixelarium
"Whatever you now find weird, ugly, uncomfortable and nasty about a new medium will surely become its signature. CD distortion, the jitteriness of digital video, the crap sound of 8-bit — all of these will be cherished and emulated as soon as they can be avoided. It’s the sound of failure: so much modern art is the sound of things going out of control, of a medium pushing to its limits and breaking apart. The distorted guitar sound is the sound of something too loud for the medium supposed to carry it. The blues singer with the cracked voice is the sound of an emotional cry too powerful for the throat that releases it. The excitement of grainy film, of bleached-out black and white, is the excitement of witnessing events too momentous for the medium assigned to record them."
- Brian Eno, from “A Year With Swollen Appendices”

"Whatever you now find weird, ugly, uncomfortable and nasty about a new medium will surely become its signature. CD distortion, the jitteriness of digital video, the crap sound of 8-bit — all of these will be cherished and emulated as soon as they can be avoided. It’s the sound of failure: so much modern art is the sound of things going out of control, of a medium pushing to its limits and breaking apart. The distorted guitar sound is the sound of something too loud for the medium supposed to carry it. The blues singer with the cracked voice is the sound of an emotional cry too powerful for the throat that releases it. The excitement of grainy film, of bleached-out black and white, is the excitement of witnessing events too momentous for the medium assigned to record them."

- Brian Eno, from “A Year With Swollen Appendices”

lonelysandwich

lonelysandwich:

Haverchuck watches TV with a grilled cheese, “Freaks and Geeks” (2000)

Good lord, this scene tugs the heartstrings.

There’s a great piece of trivia at the TV Tropes entry for Freaks and Geeks, under Enforced Method Acting: Martin Starr actually found Garry Shandling more annoying than funny, so Judd Apatow (who directed the episode) got him to laugh for the scene by telling him extremely dirty jokes.