Book lovers often experience a post-reading withdrawal in which we are depressed...– Robin Hardwick via Forever Young Adult (via bitsofjess)
I went to London for the summer ten years ago with the intention of traveling, growing up a little, and having a good time. It wasn’t for school. I worked in one though. I got to Paris and Bath, and I experienced Canada Day for the first time. (Yes, Canada Day in London.) I woke up July 18th and got on the bus to go to work. My phone rang while I sat on that sweaty bus, and I answered it,...
BEN POPKEN WRITES: Thinking about starting up a... →
benpopkenwrites: I find it’s very motivating to have a group that you want to show up to with new work to read at, so I’m thinking about starting up a regular Meetup in the Brooklyn Park Slope area for fellow freelance journalists to workshop pieces we’re working on. Read your new work in front of other…
The time to make up your mind about people—is never.– Philip Barry, The Philadelphia Story (h/t emchughes and general love to the rest of you lot)
So I went to Comic Con...
And had third row seats for the Nathan Fillion panel at #NERDHQ… And then this happened… And then the panel, between ticket sales and the auction that got hilariously out of hand a couple of times, and caused both Fillion and Levi to tear up, raised $15,000 for Operation Smile. Or at least that’s what we were told at the end of the panel. Seriously. Oh, and I got one of...