“And the rain toss about us
In the garden of the world
But a flame arrives to guide us
Past the gold between the anvils of the stars”
— "Caliban’s Dream" — Underworld
Isles of Wonder: Music for the London 2012 Olympic Games (2012)





"How do you like living alone, Henry?" I ask myself.

"I’ve got a better question," I reply. "What if all my hoodies sat at the dining room table like they were friends?"

if this gets 100,000 notes, our office is buying Henry a “100,000 Notes” cake and we’re not fucking around with this


We want cake.


"I’m afraid of everything. I’ve been reading psychology books to try to figure out why. Logically, I know everything is fine. I know that I’m only twenty, and I have so many blessings and advantages. Yet I’m afraid I haven’t accomplished enough yet. I’m afraid of the future. Afraid of getting older. Afraid of being alone. Afraid of having a child. And afraid of the dark. I’m really, really afraid of the dark."

(Kiev, Ukraine)


"It’s tough to be a journalist in this country. I’ve been arrested four times. It’s very difficult to get information. Government institutions are forbidden to talk to you. Ordinary people are extremely suspicious, because they think you might be security services. But it’s very important work. People need to know where the oil money is going, who’s benefiting from the contract, where the proceeds are being used. The ordinary person doesn’t know, and has never before needed to know. For decades, people have been conditioned to the idea that only government officials can make decisions on their behalf. It will take some time for the country to learn individual responsibility. It will take time and education to teach ourselves. But I believe that education is like cleaning yourself. And I think if you come back in fifteen or twenty years, this will be a very different country. With education, the spirit of being hostile will vanish.”

(Juba, South Sudan)

“Reach for the stars so if you fall, you land on a cloud”
— Kanye West

Disney’s tribute to Robin Williams this morning.

Sunset on Memorial Church



Just a little under 31 years ago, I played a key role in a conspiracy theory that grew up around a passenger plane downed by a Russian missile. Trust me, I did not mean to be involved.

On September 1, 1983, Korean Airlines flight 007, a Boeing 747 with 269 passengers, was shot down over the…

“Human beings in a mob;
what’s a mob to a king?
What’s a king to a god?
What’s a god to a nonbeliever
who don’t believe in anything?”
— "No Church in the Wild" (ft. Frank Ocean) — Jay-Z & Kanye West
Watch the Throne (2011)