"Don’t celebrate Halloween, Christians!! It is based in a pagan holiday!"
Boy have I got some news for you concerning Christmas.
"The story of Cassandra, the woman who told the truth but was not believed, is not nearly as embedded in our culture as that of the Boy Who Cried Wolf—that is, the boy who was believed the first few times he told the same lie. Perhaps it should be."
— In her cover essay on silencing women in the October 2014 issue of Harper’s, Rebecca Solnit once again proves that she is one of our era’s greatest essayist – further evidence here and here. (via explore-blog)
"A male author can write about unlikable male characters. They’re called anti-heroes and it’s called a novel."
— Gillian Flynn on people calling her writing misogynistic in Glamour magazine, the October 2014 issue. The level of sass and taking no shit from both her and Rosamund Pike-who Flynn interviews in this article-is strong and gives me life. (via samishoward)
"you wear that a lot" yes that is because i, a proud owner of a washing machine,