"A woman from the audience asks: ‘Why were there so few women among the Beat writers?’ and [Gregory] Corso, suddenly utterly serious, leans forward and says: “There were women, they were there, I knew them, their families put them in institutions, they were given electric shock. In the ’50s if you were male you could be a rebel, but if you were female your families had you locked up."
Stephen Scobie, on the Naropa Institute’s 1994 tribute to Allen Ginsberg (via thisisendless)
I’m just frozen. Absences of women in history don’t “just happen,” they are made.
irresponsiblewanderlustofthesoul (via love-some-gallifrey-boys)
(Source: fuckyeahbeatniks, via dalirumm)
"One hears it a lot on airplanes: “Make sure you have your own mask on, before helping others with theirs.”"
— Daniel Handler (Lemony Snicket), upon being asked "What’s your very best life advice?" (via n-xi)
(Source: man-eatingcat, via dalirumm)
"MACBETH: do you think I would make a good king
LADY MACBETH skateboards across the hall
LADY MACBETH: king of jerking off maybe"
— "Dirtbag Macbeth" (via stecklr)
This has been a crazy week.
Epic date with new beau.
Left purse on bus.
Got super sick from work babies.
Moving this weekend.
Starting Second City Conservatory this weekend.
Lots of emotions. Working on minimizing stress and lymph node swelling.