lastnightsreading:

Megan Abbott at Barnes and Noble, Upper West Side, 7/28/14

lastnightsreading:

Megan Abbott at Barnes and Noble, Upper West Side, 7/28/14

Listen, when you get home tonight you’re going to be confronted by the instinct to drink alone. Trust that instinct. Manage the pain. Don’t try to be a hero.
Toby Ziegler  (via omgskr)

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theghostofyourliess:

Men’s Rights Activists

theghostofyourliess:

Men’s Rights Activists

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Unwilling to cede decades of hard-won advances, local man Roger Cannon’s persistent anxiety vowed Monday that it would not let clinical depression muscle in on any of its turf. “Look, I’ve had a vise-grip on this guy for 30 years, so I’m not about to roll over now and let some despondent feelings and an overriding aversion to activity waltz in and take over his emotional state,” said the mental disorder, adding that it would “crank up” Cannon’s irrational worrying, restlessness, and agitation to drive depression out of its territory once and for all. “Roger’s mental condition is my domain. And if all-encompassing thoughts of hopelessness and inadequacy think they can parade around like they own the place, trust me, they’ve got another thing coming.” The neurosis then promised that it wouldn’t make the same mistake it did in 2011, when it briefly let its guard down and disastrously allowed happiness to take hold.
The Onion, “Man’s Anxiety Not About To Let Depression Muscle In On Turf”
When I was learning how to critique other writers’ stories, one of my biggest lessons was this: Critique the story they wrote, not the story you wish they’d written.

Jodi Meadows (via tristinawright)

This is excellent advice.

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stpauligirl:

One of my favorite scenes.

This gives me chills every time.

As the president approached, Webb threw his hand down and slapped the counter dramatically. “Equal rights for gay people!”

"Are you gay?" the president asked.

"Only when I have sex."

"That’s when he laughed and said, ‘Bump me,’" Webb says.

"Fist Bumps for Equal Rights"
notkatniss:

………has this been done before

notkatniss:

………has this been done before

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