“The weird thing is: part of me is so angry I never wanna hear her name again…but if she came back tomorrow and said she was sorry I would be so relieved.”—Paul Schneider (as Courtney Farlander in Away We Go)
“Welcome to the great cultural dumb down, I’m so done wasting words now.
But who doesn’t know this side,
I’m about to command “z” you
Un-bite the apple no control “c” “v” you
Take these new raps from hand claps to finger snaps to grid,
De-saturate how I live.
Multiplied my layers, drop the opacity, make it transparent. I call it God’s Photoshop.”—Propaganda (Art Ambidextrous)
“Do I need to prove that I love my wife and children, or that my existence has become terribly precious to me? They hold me to this earth. Once, back then in my twenties, all I wanted to do was to throw my life away. But then, somehow, usually by accident, you experience joy. And the problem with joy is that it binds you to life; it makes you greedy for more happiness. You experience avarice. You hope your life will go on forever.”—Charles Baxter (The Cousins)