A Clockwork Orange

Wit, decadence, Brutalist architecture & Sir Kingsley Amis.
fuckyeahbrutalism:

Holiday Inn Hotel, San Francisco, California, 1970
(Clement Chen & Associates with John Carl Warnecke & Associates)

fuckyeahbrutalism:

Holiday Inn Hotel, San Francisco, California, 1970

(Clement Chen & Associates with John Carl Warnecke & Associates)

Simpsons

Chat away. I’ll just amuse myself with some pornographic playing cards.

There they sat, the table between them, in the gloom, one speaking, the other listening, and far removed, the one from what he said, the other from what he heard, and far from each other.

Samuel Beckett, Malone Dies (via robcam-wfu)

But people will do anything rather than admit that their lives have no meaning. No use, that is. No plot.

—Margaret Atwood (The Handmaid’s Tale)

(Source: coffeepeople)

vintageanchorbooks:

William Cuthbert Falkner was born in New Albany, Mississippi on this day in 1897. He won 1949 Nobel Prize for literature.

"Between grief and nothing I will take grief."
—from The Wild Palms (1939) by William Faulkner

(via universitybookstore)

Mirrors and copulation are abominable, since they both multiply the numbers of man.

—Jorge Luis Borges, Tlön, Uqbar, Orbis Tertius (via merulae)