just a few things...

for me to remember what I see, hear and read

It is not an autobiography; unlike the protagonist, Eugenides is not intersex.

Wikipedia minus context 

Most short stories have but one plot. The very best, however, have what I call a plot-and-a-half – that is, a main plot and a small subplot that feeds in a twist or an unexpected piece of business that ads crunch and flavor to the story as a whole.

—Elizabeth Sims (via writingquotes)

The Films of 2013, Redux


David Liu | 1 May 2014

"The only people for me are the mad ones," writes Kerouac…


The Great Beauty (Paolo Sorrentino, Italy)

…and so it goes in The Great Beauty, Paolo Sorrentino’s rapturous snapshot of Rome through the eyes of scribe-turned-socialite Jep Gambardella (Toni…