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Happy 80th birthday, Leonard Cohen! The beloved songwriter on the key to the creative life

The affection I feel for this guy…

humansofnewyork:

"She taught me how to dance. We actually met at a graduation party. I was the only one not on the dance floor, and her friend bet her that she couldn’t get me to dance. I’d already said ‘no’ to ten girls, but she talked me into it. We were together 55 years. She died eight years ago, but I still dance every day."

(Mexico City, Mexico)

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I hope it’s not disgusting to self-promote, but I’ve got a blog I’ve been running for a year now and I’m really proud of this particular recent post. For your consideration.

“Creative work is often driven by pain. It may be that if you don’t have something in the back of your head driving you nuts, you may not do anything. It’s not a good arrangement. If I were God, I wouldn’t have done it that way.”
Cormac McCarthy; Interview, The Wall Street Journal, Nov. 20, 2009 (via wordpainting)

If you’ll have it.

“You read something which you thought only happened to you, and you discover that it happened 100 years ago to Dostoyevsky. This is a very great liberation for the suffering, struggling person, who always thinks that he is alone. This is why art is important. Art would not be important if life were not important, and life is important.”
James Baldwin, Conversations with James Baldwin (via bookshavepores)

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bobbyfinger:

I was just thinking about how I’d like to reread The Border Trilogy and, through some related Googling, found this! Aren’t they lovely? They’re lovely. Which reminds me - wouldn’t it be great to see Billy Bob’s original ~4-hour cut of All the Pretty Horses complete with its original score?
bobbyfinger:

I was just thinking about how I’d like to reread The Border Trilogy and, through some related Googling, found this! Aren’t they lovely? They’re lovely. Which reminds me - wouldn’t it be great to see Billy Bob’s original ~4-hour cut of All the Pretty Horses complete with its original score?
bobbyfinger:

I was just thinking about how I’d like to reread The Border Trilogy and, through some related Googling, found this! Aren’t they lovely? They’re lovely. Which reminds me - wouldn’t it be great to see Billy Bob’s original ~4-hour cut of All the Pretty Horses complete with its original score?
bobbyfinger:

I was just thinking about how I’d like to reread The Border Trilogy and, through some related Googling, found this! Aren’t they lovely? They’re lovely. Which reminds me - wouldn’t it be great to see Billy Bob’s original ~4-hour cut of All the Pretty Horses complete with its original score?

bobbyfinger:

I was just thinking about how I’d like to reread The Border Trilogy and, through some related Googling, found this! Aren’t they lovely? They’re lovely. Which reminds me - wouldn’t it be great to see Billy Bob’s original ~4-hour cut of All the Pretty Horses complete with its original score?

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laineydiamond:

notxam:

someone played an lcd soundsystem song over a miles davis trumpet solo and i think i feel alive for the first time in my life

*mouth hangs open for eternity*

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sociablesociopath:

i don’t even need context thank you weather channel

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“Writing is a lonely [task]. Having someone who believes in you makes a lot of difference. They don’t have to make speeches. Just believing is usually enough.”
Stephen King  (via unrestrained-inkslinger)

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