Monthly Archives: April 2013

6-Year-Old Expresses His Existential Despair

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Uh-oh. Did someone just discover the inherent paradox of human consciousness within the context of limited lifespan and the physical laws of the universe? Is someone going to be our next Sartre? This 6-year-old existential…

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Why Being A Romantic Isn’t Hopeless

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Because the Ally Sheedy character in The Breakfast Club is wrong, and you don’t have to let your heart die as you get older. I love my idealism, my naivete, my stubborn insistence that I’m…

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A Thank You To Real Friends

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When we’re kids, a friend is an easy thing to come by. A friend is someone who has the same sneakers on as you and shares a pb&j sandwich on the playground at lunch. A…

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How To Stare At A Brick Wall

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Sam Howzit There are four different shades of brick that I can see from the second-story window as I sit on your bed. The first is the oldest and brightest, a vermilion terracotta exoskeleton for…

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The 25 Greatest Quotes About Writing

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Writing is easy. All you have to do is cross out the wrong words. Mark Twain I only achieve simplicity with enormous effort. Clarice Lispector A woman must have money and a room of her…

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24 Things You Need To Stop Putting Off

Originally posted on Thought Catalog:
visualpanic 1. Cleaning out your closet, which currently has about a dozen clothing items you never wear and several shoes which are clearly abused beyond any kind of repair. 2. Taking your laundry out of…

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25 Ways To Feel Better When You Feel Sad

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Take a bath. While bathing, listen to shitty 80s glam, but make sure you keep the radio your iPhone more than an arm’s reach away from the tub. Eat some fruits and vegetables. Nothing like some fructose…

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