When we are dead, seek not our tomb in the earth, but find it in the hearts of...– Rumi (via moroccanstateofmind)
willystaley: On one of his stronger tracks this year, “Stove on High,” E-40 makes a rather bold claim. Assuming the voice of a wise street hustler offering unsolicited advice — something he has always done, but one which, in his middle age, has become strangely endearing — 40 says this: ”They can see through walls with radio waves, not infrared/the Xaver 800 is now nationwide spread.” I have no...
We have gained in terms of reality and lost in terms of the dream. We no longer...– Robert Musil, The Man Without Qualities. This was written more than half a century ago, and set almost exactly a whole century ago, and the context of both the book, and the quote (later on), is the impending high-tech destruction of WWI. Still, swap out “mathematics” for “consumer technology” and,...
lavishbungalows: Roc Marciano - “Flash Gordon”...
Chris Arnade Photography: Pigeons over Dots →
arnade: “A hundred-birded tumult and blur.” — Don DeLillo, Underworld (Willie’s Pigeons, Bushwick) I first noticed the beautiful flocks of pigeons high above Maria Hernandez Park in Bushwick, Brooklyn three summers ago, pointed out to me by my friend Sam Bailey. They were beautiful, a mass of…
Chris Arnade Photography: The arrogance of... →
arnade: (Classic riders Bushwick) I have spent a good portion of the last three years photographing two of New York’s highest crime districts: Hunts Point and East New York. I am a white banker walking around with an expensive camera, often ‘til 4 in the morning, and I have not been robbed, jumped,…