SAFE WORDS, 1997 Edition
This is kinda how I feel whenever the subject turns to the possibility of me writing a book. What has it got to do with Sharknado? For that you’ll have to click through.
“So long as I confine my activities to social service and the blind, they compliment me extravagantly, calling me ‘archpriestess of the sightless’, ‘wonder woman’, and ‘a modern miracle.’
But when it comes to a discussion of poverty, and I maintain that it is the result of wrong economics – that the industrial system under which we live is at the root of much of the physical deafness and blindness in the world – that is a different matter!” - Helen Keller, (6/27/1880 - 6/1/1968) [via]
Never having seen the Sopranos, this is easily my favorite Gandolfini line ever.
Felix has never seen The Sopranos???
Johan Blaeu’s 1654 map of Renfrewshire, Scotland, where Christian Shaw claimed she was bewitched in 1696.
Megan Abbott discusses Shaw’s childhood claims and adult entrepreneurship in “Sometimes My Arms Bend Back” available in our Black Magic issue.
it’s ok if your tongues touch, ladies…
“A boy’s best friend is his mother.”
- Norman Bates
Couldn’t have said it better myself.
Today’s posts orbited Uranus searching for Klingons.
by Mark Dow and Michael Sedacca
Few would still argue against the assertion that the Federal Reserve has been central to the financial stabilization and economic recovery from the 2008 crisis. They fixed the plumbing and are now trying to incentivize animal spirits to pump water through the…