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Speech is an utterance, or more precisely, an outering, of all our senses at once; the auditory field is simultaneous, the visual successive.

The Playboy Interview: Marshall McLuhan « NextNature.net 10:21am on January 21, 2015

Interesting use of frame-by-frame animation on the web.

Andrew McCarthy – Freelance Web Designer ✌ 1:30pm on January 14, 2015

You tend not to outwardly express your feelings and spill your whole life story in the first hour of meeting someone. Or the first year. You have no interest or energy to prove yourself in a crowd of strangers.

8 Signs You May Be an Outgoing Introvert 4:15pm on January 6, 2015

“Strong opinions that are weakly held.”

Yaron Schoen on Twitter: 4:11pm on January 6, 2015

She wasn’t doing a thing that I could see, except standing there leaning on the balcony railing, holding the universe together.

A Girl I Knew – J.D. Salinger 9:08pm on December 12, 2014

Any movie that cares deeply about itself—even a comedy—is interesting. It’s the movies that lack the courage of their convictions, the ones that keep asking themselves what the audience wants, that go astray.

The Unofficial Roger Ebert Reader on Addiction – The Morning News 5:14pm on December 9, 2014

[Boyhood is] random, inexplicable, moody, evolutionary, unrefined, sweeping, stunning, heartbreaking and hilarious, and so is life.

‎‘Boyhood’ review by Gustav • Letterboxd 8:44pm on December 3, 2014

White privilege is the right of whites, and only whites, to be judged as individuals, to be treated as a unique self, possessed of all the rights and protections of citizenship. I am not a race, I am the unmarked subject. I am simply man, whereas you might be a black man, an asian woman, a disabled native man, a homosexual latina woman, and on and on the qualifiers of identification go.

Douchebag: The White Racial Slur We’ve All Been Waiting For — Medium 6:37pm on October 19, 2014

We should be eternally dissatisfied with the status quo but humble about our ability to improve it.

David Cole on Twitter: 6:12pm on October 12, 2014

If, as the communications philosopher Marshall McLuhan famously said, television brought the brutality of war into people’s living rooms, the Internet today is bringing violence against women out of it.

The Unsafety Net: How Social Media Turned Against Women – Atlantic Mobile 9:20am on October 12, 2014

An editor’s job is to make sure the story in the book is the same length as the book.

Gareth Edwards on Twitter: 8:04pm on September 19, 2014

There’s always a moment when I think a project is going to be really amazing—that’s the moment I love, and it’s what I live for. The best time is when you see what’s possible. When it’s over, it’s not possible, it just is. The future is always more interesting.

Ask TGD 001: Wrestling with Creative Satisfaction – Media Temple 8:49pm on August 21, 2014

How restful it is to be around someone who has all the time in the world. Someone who isn’t rushing this way and that, clamoring to get more done.

All the Time in the World – austingrigg.com 7:34pm on July 22, 2014