“Here’s a thing that is hard to imagine: being so inventive a writer that when you die, the language is impoverished. That’s what Wallace’s suicide did, two and a half years ago. It wasn’t just a sad thing, it was a blow.”—
I got this far in, and then a stranger asked me if I was okay, and then I realized that I couldn’t finish reading this in public. I’m not sure what this says about whom, but there you go.
“…I listen to those two versions of “I Didn’t Mean to Turn You On”, and none of our usual stories seem quite complicated enough to describe what I’m hearing. Or else they’re too complicated, and the answer is more boneheaded than that: The two tracks are just speaking to different desires, in different ways.”—Why We Fight #12
“What should you do when you really, REALLY have to “go”? Make important life decisions, maybe. Controlling your bladder makes you better at controlling yourself when making decisions about your future, too, according to a study to be published in Psychological Science, a journal of the Association for Psychological Science.”—
file under: reasons I am okay with not studying psych any more than I absolutely have to to finish my BA.